Ranbir Singh Pora Tahsil, with population of about 2 lakh is Jammu district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Jammu district of the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. There are 163 villages in the sub district, among them Bansultan is the most populous village with population of 7184 and Magral is the least populous village with population of 7. Badhyal Brahamana is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 8 km2 and Rakh Sheikh Fateh Mohmad Pur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 4 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - R.S. Pora (MC) Municipal Committee; Dhande Kalan (CT), Maralia (CT) and Nihalpur Simbal (CT) Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2 lakh people, among them about 1 lakh (53%) are male and about 93 thousand (47%) are female. 59% of the whole population are from general caste, 39% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ranbir Singh Pora tahsil is 11%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are about 42 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 86% (about 1.7 lakh) live in Ranbir Singh Pora Sub District rural part and 14% (about 28 thousand) population live in the Ranbir Singh Pora Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ranbir Singh Pora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 197,739 116,736 76,696 4,307 21,093
Male 104,475 61,851 40,315 2,309 12,234
Female 93,264 54,885 36,381 1,998 8,859

Most populated Villages and Cities in Ranbir Singh Pora

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Bansultan 7184 R.S. Pora (MC) 15197
Badhyal Brahamana 6681 Dhande Kalan (CT) 4887
Chak Roi 4982 Maralia (CT) 4327
Salaher 4941 Nihalpur Simbal (CT) 3869
Chohala 4111
Sai Kalan 3860
Dablehar 3505
Makhan Pur Gojran 3441
Malik Pur 3265
Kharian 3176

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Sikhs which contribute 16% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 888 in Sikhs are 916 and in Muslims are 919.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ranbir Singh Pora

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 197,739 160,454 4,994 750 31,320 28 20 5 168
Male 104,475 84,969 2,602 436 16,345 16 15 1 91
Female 93,264 75,485 2,392 314 14,975 12 5 4 77

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 10.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 9.4% which is -1.3% lower than male population growth rate of 10.7%. General caste population has increased by 8.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 69.7% and child population has decreased by -8.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ranbir Singh Pora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.1% 8.2% 10.8% 69.7% -8.4%
Male 10.7% 8.7% 11.6% 75.1% -3.8%
Female 9.4% 7.7% 10% 63.9% -14%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 893 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 887, in schedule caste is 902 and in schedule tribe is 865. There are 724 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 86 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ranbir Singh Pora

Total General SC ST Child
Change -10 -8 -14 -59 -86
2011 893 887 902 865 724
2001 903 895 916 924 810

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Ranbir Singh Pora

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Rakh Haripur 1611 Dhande Kalan (CT) 890
Bhoman 1600 Maralia (CT) 878
Chak Fatu 1143 Nihalpur Simbal (CT) 848
Dillon 1143 R.S. Pora (MC) 810
Makhdum 1099
Shahpur Taukanwali 1098
Chak Harni 1095
Qadar Pur 1092
Chak Chandu 1080
Tohama 1063

Literacy

Total about 1.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 82 thousand are male and about 64 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ranbir Singh Pora is 83%. 89% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ranbir Singh Pora

Total Male Female
Change 6.9% 5.4% 8.4%
2011 83% 89.3% 76%
2001 76.1% 83.9% 67.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Ranbir Singh Pora

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Amin Pur 100 Dhande Kalan (CT) 90
Kotli Kukan 98 Nihalpur Simbal (CT) 88
Kharian 94 Maralia (CT) 87
Talia 92 R.S. Pora (MC) 86
Gondla 92
Makhan Pur Gojran 90
Chak Musa 90
Layan 90
Rakh Jeora 90
Bansultan 90

Workers profile

Ranbir Singh Pora has 29% (about 58 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 8% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ranbir Singh Pora

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 29.3% 23% 6.3% 70.7%
Male 48% 39.3% 8.7% 52%
Female 8.3% 4.7% 3.6% 91.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Ranbir Singh Pora

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Badhyal Brahamana 8.3 Nihalpur Simbal (CT) 2.1
Chak Roi 6.6 Maralia (CT) 1.8
Salaher 6.2 Dhande Kalan (CT) 1.8
Suchet Garh 4.5 R.S. Pora (MC) 1.1
Chak Agra 4.2
Khaur Deonian 3.7
Chohala 3.7
Chak Bhula 3.6
Rathana 3.4
Sai Kalan 3.2