Population of Jammu 2021 | Jammu District Population

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Jammu City

Population of Jammu 2021

Jammu is the winter capital of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.  Jammu is the second most populous city of the union territory.

Jammu Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Jammu City in 2011 is 5,02,197 (5.02 Lakhs) of which the male population is 2,63,141 and the female population is 2,39,056


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Jammu for 2011 is 18768 people per sq. km. Jammu city administers area is 26.64  sq. km


The average literacy rate of Jammu City in 2011 was 83.91%. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 93.38 % and 86.62 % respectively. Total literate in Jammu city was 411,558 of which 222,438 are males while 189,120 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Jammu, it stood at 908 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 831 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 45,642 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 24,931 are boys while 20,711 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 831. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.33 % of the total population of Jammu City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Jammu in 2021 - 5.25 lakhs (approx)

Jammu CityTotalMaleFemale
Population (Census 2011)5,02,197
(5.02 Lacs)
Children (0-6)45,64224,93120,711
Average Literacy (%)90.14 %93.38 %86.62 %
Sex ratio908 
Child Sex ratio831 

Jammu District Population

Jammu is the most populous of the districts of Jammu and Kashmir in India. As per census 2011, the Jammu District population is 1,529,958 (15.29 Lakhs) of which 813,821 are males and 716,137 are females. The literacy rate is 83.45% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 880. The child sex ratio is 795