Bishna (MC) Municipal Committee, with population of about 11 thousand is Bishnah sub district's the most populous municipal committee located in Bishnah sub district of Jammu district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Bishna (MC) municipal committee is 3 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 3828 persons per km2. There are 13 wards in the city, among them Bishna Ward No 13 is the most populous ward with population of 1312 and Bishna Ward No 11 is the least populous ward with population of 502.

Nearest railway station is Baribrahamna which is 6 km far from here. Bishna is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Jammu which is 22 km away. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 22 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 800.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 4.5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5676 (53%) are male and 5043 (47%) are female. 59% of the whole population are from general caste, 40% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bishna (MC) municipal committee is 9%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 2153 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bishna (MC)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,719 6,344 4,336 39 1,014
Male 5,676 3,377 2,279 20 575
Female 5,043 2,967 2,057 19 439

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 1% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 888 in Muslims are 875.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bishna (MC)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 10,719 10,491 90 82 49 0 0 0 7
Male 5,676 5,557 48 41 26 0 0 0 4
Female 5,043 4,934 42 41 23 0 0 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 17.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9139. Female population growth rate of the city is 22.2% which is 8.9% higher than male population growth rate of 13.3%. General caste population has increased by 6.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 37.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 550% and child population has increased by 0.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bishna (MC)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.3% 6.2% 37.3% 550% 0.6%
Male 13.3% -0.8% 42.3% 233.3% 1.2%
Female 22.2% 15.4% 32.1% 0% -0.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 888 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 879, in schedule caste is 903 and in schedule tribe is 950. There are 763 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 64 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bishna (MC)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 64 123 -69 950 -12
2011 888 879 903 950 763
2001 824 756 972 0 775

Literacy

Total 8350 people in the city are literate, among them 4591 are male and 3759 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bishna (MC) is 86%. 90% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bishna (MC)

Total Male Female
Change 6.7% 3.0% 11.5%
2011 86% 90% 81.6%
2001 79.3% 87% 70.1%

Workers profile

Bishna (MC) has 32% (3425) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 11% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bishna (MC)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32% 27.3% 4.6% 68%
Male 50.5% 45.7% 4.8% 49.5%
Female 11.1% 6.7% 4.4% 88.9%