Tahra Village, with population of 2237 is Jammu sub district's the 24th most populous village, located in Jammu sub district of Jammu district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Tahra village is 28 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 81 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jammu and distance from Tahra village to Jammu is 72 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Tahra village is 121224. The village comes under Tarah panchayat. Jammu is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 42 km. District head quarter of the village is Jammu which is 42 km away. 16.43 square kilometer (60%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2237 people, among them 1204 (54%) are male and 1033 (46%) are female. 30% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 46% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tahra village is 16%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 410 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tahra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,237 675 529 1,033 355
Male 1,204 345 287 572 206
Female 1,033 330 242 461 149

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 36.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1634. Female population growth rate of the village is 34.2% which is -5.2% lower than male population growth rate of 39.4%. General caste population has increased by 20.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 55.3% and child population has increased by 34% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tahra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 36.9% 20.5% 29.3% 55.3% 34%
Male 39.4% 20.2% 32.3% 58.9% 38.3%
Female 34.2% 20.9% 26% 51.1% 28.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 858 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 843 and in schedule tribe is 806. There are 723 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 56 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tahra

Total General SC ST Child
Change -33 6 -42 -41 -56
2011 858 957 843 806 723
2001 891 951 885 847 779

Literacy

Total 1085 people in the village are literate, among them 660 are male and 425 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tahra is 58%. 66% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tahra

Total Male Female
Change 10.7% 9.9% 11.2%
2011 57.7% 66.1% 48.1%
2001 47% 56.2% 36.9%

Workers profile

Tahra has 35% (783) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 19% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tahra

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35% 25.9% 9.1% 65%
Male 48.3% 43.3% 5.1% 51.7%
Female 19.5% 5.7% 13.7% 80.5%