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Jammu City Population

Jammu city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Jammu Metropolitan Region. The Jammu city is located in Jammu and Kashmir state of India.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Jammu in 2011 is 502,197; of which male and female are 263,141 and 239,056 respectively. Although Jammu city has population of 502,197; its urban / metropolitan population is 657,314 of which 352,038 are males and 305,276 are females.


Jammu Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Jammu city in 2023 is 691,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Jammu city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Jammu city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Jammu city, we will update the same here in 2023.

Jammu Literacy Rate

In education section, total literates in Jammu city are 411,558 of which 222,438 are males while 189,120 are females. Average literacy rate of Jammu city is 90.14 percent of which male and female literacy was 93.38 and 86.62 percent.

Jammu Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Jammu city is 908 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 831 per 1000 boys.

Jammu Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Jammu city are 45,642 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 24,931 boys while 20,711 are girls. The child forms 9.09 % of total population of Jammu City.

Jammu Slums

Total no. of Slums in Jammu city & its Out Growth numbers 1,321 in which population of 6,630 resides. This is around 1.15% of total population of Jammu city & its outgrowth which is 576,198.

Jammu City Population 2011

Description
City Jammu
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Jammu Metropolitan
State Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu City Total Male Female
City + Out Growths 576,198 303,689 272,509
City Population 502,197 263,141 239,056
Literates 411,558 222,438 189,120
Children (0-6) 45,642 24,931 20,711
Average Literacy (%) 90.14 % 93.38 % 86.62 %
Sexratio 908
Child Sexratio 831

Jammu Religion

Hinduism is majority religion in Jammu city with 81.19 % followers. Sikhism is second most popular religion in Jammu city with 8.83 % following it. In Jammu city, Islam is followed by 7.95 %, Jainism by 0.33 %, Christinity by 8.83 % and Buddhism by 0.05 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.28 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 81.19 % 467,795
Muslims 7.95 % 45,815
Christian 1.35 % 7,800
Sikh 8.83 % 50,870
Buddhist 0.05 % 273
Jain 0.33 % 1,910
Others 0.02 % 124
Not Stated 0.28 % 1,611

Jammu Metropolitan Region

Jammu city comes under Jammu Metropolitan area.
Jammu Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 657,314 352,038 305,276
Literates 529,625 294,586 235,039
Children (0-6) 62,488 34,180 28,308
Average Literacy (%) 89.04 % 92.68 % 84.86 %
Sexratio 867
Child Sexratio 828
Jammu Metropolitan Areas
Bari Brahmana, Barnayi, Bhore, Chak Gulami, Chak Jalu, Chak Kalu, Chanor, Chhani Beja, Chhani Kamala, Chhani Raaman, Chhatha, Chwadi, Deeli, Dharmal, Gadi Garh, Gangial, Gujrai, Hazuri Bagh, Jammu, Jammu, Kamini, Keran, Khanpur, Muthi, Nagrota, Narwal Bala, Raipur, Rakh Bahu, Rakh Gadi Garh, Rakh Raipur, Satwari, Setani, and Sunjawan

Jammu Future Population 2021-2031

Jammu Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 502,197 576,198
2021 652,000 777,000
2022 671,000 804,000
2023 691,000 832,000
2024 711,000 861,000
2025 732,000 891,000
2026 753,000 922,000
2027 775,000 954,000
2028 798,000 987,000
2029 821,000 1,021,000
2030 845,000 1,056,000
2031 870,000 1,092,000