Badgam is a Municipal Committee city in district of Badgam, Jammu and Kashmir. The Badgam city is divided into 14 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Badgam Municipal Committee has population of 15,338 of which 9,003 are males while 6,335 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1335 which is 8.70 % of total population of Badgam (MC). In Badgam Municipal Committee, Female Sex Ratio is of 704 against state average of 889. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Badgam is around 963 compared to Jammu and Kashmir state average of 862. Literacy rate of Badgam city is 73.02 % higher than state average of 67.16 %. In Badgam, Male literacy is around 84.33 % while female literacy rate is 56.44 %.
Badgam Municipal Committee has total administration over 2,258 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipal Committee limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Badgam Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.61 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.52 % of total population in Badgam (MC).
Badgam Work Profile
Out of total population, 6,089 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 5,500 were males while 589 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 6089 working population, 86.29 % were engaged in Main Work while 13.71 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Badgam 2019 Population
The next census for Badgam Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.