Nathal Village, with population of 1735 is Akhnoor sub district's the 38th most populous village, located in Akhnoor sub district of Jammu district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Nathal village is 32 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 55 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Khour and distance from Nathal village to Khour is 40 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Nathal village is 181203. The village comes under Nathal panchayat. Akhnoor is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 55 km. District head quarter of the village is Jammu which is 83 km away. 22.04 square kilometer (70%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1735 people, among them 944 (54%) are male and 791 (46%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nathal village is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 359 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nathal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,735 1,657 61 17 284
Male 944 903 35 6 151
Female 791 754 26 11 133

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1428. Female population growth rate of the village is 19.8% which is -3.1% lower than male population growth rate of 22.9%. General caste population has increased by 21.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1.7% and child population has increased by 36.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nathal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.5% 21.1% 1.7% 0% 36.5%
Male 22.9% 23.4% -2.8% 0% 29.1%
Female 19.8% 18.6% 8.3% 0% 46.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 838 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 835, in schedule caste is 743 and in schedule tribe is 1833. There are 881 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 103 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nathal

Total General SC ST Child
Change -21 -34 76 1833 103
2011 838 835 743 1833 881
2001 859 869 667 0 778

Literacy

Total 965 people in the village are literate, among them 604 are male and 361 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nathal is 67%. 76% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nathal

Total Male Female
Change 8.0% 7.2% 8.3%
2011 66.5% 76.2% 54.9%
2001 58.5% 69% 46.6%

Workers profile

Nathal has 35% (610) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 20% female population are working population. 20% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 28% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nathal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.2% 13.9% 21.3% 64.8%
Male 48.1% 20.4% 27.6% 51.9%
Female 19.7% 6.1% 13.7% 80.3%