Demography

An official Census 2011 detail of Jammu, a district of Jammu and Kashmir has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Jammu and Kashmir. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Jammu District of Jammu and Kashmir.

In 2011, Jammu had population of 1,529,958 of which male and female were 813,821 and 716,137 respectively. In 2001 census, Jammu had a population of 1,357,077 of which males were 727,738 and remaining 629,339 were females. Jammu District population constituted 12.20 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Jammu District was at 13.38 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 12.74 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Jammu District recorded increase of 29.01 percent to its population compared to 1991

Census 2011 and 2001 Details
Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,529,958 1,357,077
Male 813,821 727,738
Female 716,137 629,339
Population Growth 12.74% 29.01%
Area Sq. Km 2,342 2,342
Density/km2 653 528
Proportion to Jammu and Kashmir Population 12.20% 13.38%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 880 865
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 795 795
Average Literacy 83.45 77.56
Male Literacy 89.08 84.80
Female Literacy 77.13 69.26
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 167,363 167,363
Male Population (0-6 Age) 93,242 93,242
Female Population (0-6 Age) 74,121 74,121
Literates 1,137,135 0
Male Literates 641,916 0
Female Literates 495,219 0
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.94% 12.33%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.46% 12.81%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.35% 11.78%