Aitham Village, with population of 1688 is Jammu sub district's the 37th most populous village, located in Jammu sub district of Jammu district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Aitham village is 24 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 69 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jammu and distance from Aitham village to Jammu is 25 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Aitham village is 180017. The village comes under Aitham panchayat. Jammu is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Jammu which is 30 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1688 people, among them 884 (52%) are male and 804 (48%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Aitham village is 15%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 322 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Aitham

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,688 1,290 331 67 248
Male 884 671 180 33 122
Female 804 619 151 34 126

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -3.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1757. Female population growth rate of the village is -4.3% which is -0.7% lower than male population growth rate of -3.6%. General caste population has decreased by -2.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -13.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 28.8% and child population has decreased by -2.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Aitham

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -3.9% -2.4% -13.6% 28.8% -2.4%
Male -3.6% -0.6% -17.4% 37.5% -8.3%
Female -4.3% -4.3% -8.5% 21.4% 4.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 910 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 923, in schedule caste is 839 and in schedule tribe is 1030. There are 1033 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 123 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Aitham

Total General SC ST Child
Change -6 -36 82 -137 123
2011 910 923 839 1030 1033
2001 916 959 757 1167 910

Literacy

Total 1070 people in the village are literate, among them 639 are male and 431 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Aitham is 74%. 84% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Aitham

Total Male Female
Change 11.3% 8.5% 14.1%
2011 74.3% 83.9% 63.6%
2001 63% 75.4% 49.5%

Workers profile

Aitham has 38% (640) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 21% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Aitham

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.9% 25.8% 12.1% 62.1%
Male 52.9% 41.4% 11.5% 47.1%
Female 21.4% 8.6% 12.8% 78.6%