Jammu District Population, Jammu & Kashmir - Census India 2011

Jammu is one of district of Jammu & Kashmir in India. There are 4 Tehsils, 852 villages and 21 towns in Jammu district.

As per the Census India 2011, Jammu district has 3,14,199 households, population of 15,29,958 of which 8,13,821 are males and 7,16,137 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 1,67,363 which is 10.94% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Jammu district is around 880 compared to 889 which is average of Jammu & Kashmir state. The literacy rate of Jammu district is 74.32% out of which 78.88% males are literate and 69.15% females are literate. The total area of Jammu is 2,342 sq.km with population density of 653 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 50% lives in Rural area. There are 24.71% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 4.52% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Jammu district.

Jammu Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total15,29,958100%
Hindu12,89,24084.27%
Sikh1,14,2727.47%
Muslim1,07,4897.03%
Christian12,1040.79%
Religion not stated4,0750.27%
Jain1,9870.13%
Buddhist4700.03%
Other religions and persuasions3210.02%

Jammu Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)252.132,089.87
Number of households1,54,9081,59,291
Total Population7,65,0137,64,945
Population (%)53.88%47.5%
Male Population4,12,2184,01,603
Female Population3,52,7953,63,342
Sex Ratio856905
Literacy (%)80.03%68.62%

List of Tehsils in Jammu

Check out complete list of all Tehsils of Jammu district, Jammu & Kashmir
TehsilPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Jammu9,70,3351,069.72907875
Akhnoor2,50,446969.50258875
Ranbir Singh Pora1,97,739245.26806893
Bishnah1,11,438158.18705911

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Jammu Population Facts

Number of Households3,14,199
Population15,29,958
Male Population8,13,821 (53.19%)
Female Population7,16,137 (46.81%)
Children Population1,67,363
Area2,342 km2
Population density/km2653
Sex-ratio880
Literacy74.32%
Male Literacy78.88%
Female Literacy69.15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %4.52%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %24.71%

Map of Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir