Nihalpur Simbal (CT) Census Town, with population of 3869 is Ranbir Singh Pora sub district's the least populous census town located in Ranbir Singh Pora sub district of Jammu district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Nihalpur Simbal (CT) census town is 2 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1842 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Nihalpur Simbal Ward No 01 and the population of Nihalpur Simbal Ward No 01 is 3869.

Nearest railway station is Jammu which is 15 km far from here. Ranbirsinghpora is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 7 km. District head quarter of the census town is Jammu which is 15 km away. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 15 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 800.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 47°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 3869 people, among them 2094 (54%) are male and 1775 (46%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nihalpur Simbal (CT) census town is 9%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 795 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nihalpur Simbal (CT)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,869 2,777 1,070 22 358
Male 2,094 1,510 575 9 202
Female 1,775 1,267 495 13 156

Religion wise distribution of population

Sikhs contribute 54% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 45% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Sikhs are 838 in Hindus are 856.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nihalpur Simbal (CT)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,869 1,743 44 0 2,075 0 1 0 6
Male 2,094 939 20 0 1,129 0 1 0 5
Female 1,775 804 24 0 946 0 0 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -19.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4805. Female population growth rate of the census town is -7.7% which is 19.6% higher than male population growth rate of -27.3%. General caste population has decreased by -26.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -29% and child population has decreased by -34.8% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nihalpur Simbal (CT)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -19.5% -26.3% 6.4% -29% -34.8%
Male -27.3% -35.4% 8.3% -40% -34%
Female -7.7% -11.5% 4.2% -18.8% -35.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 848 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 839, in schedule caste is 861 and in schedule tribe is 1444. There are 772 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 181 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nihalpur Simbal (CT)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 181 226 -34 377 -22
2011 848 839 861 1444 772
2001 667 613 895 1067 794

Literacy

Total 3073 people in the census town are literate, among them 1760 are male and 1313 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nihalpur Simbal (CT) is 88%. 93% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nihalpur Simbal (CT)

Total Male Female
Change 0.4% 0.3% 2.5%
2011 87.5% 93% 81.1%
2001 87.1% 92.7% 78.6%

Workers profile

Nihalpur Simbal (CT) has 29% (1106) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 6% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nihalpur Simbal (CT)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 28.6% 23.9% 4.7% 71.4%
Male 47.3% 40.2% 7.1% 52.7%
Female 6.5% 4.7% 1.7% 93.5%