[32], The Jammu city and the Jammu district had a significant Muslim population prior to the Partition of India, 37 per cent by the 1941 census. The old railway link to Sialkot was broken after the Partition of India and Jammu had no rail services until 1971 Places of interest include old historic palaces like Mubarak Mandi Palace, Purani Mandi, Rani Park, Amar Mahal, Bahu Fort, Raghunath Temple, Ranbireshwar Temple, Karbala, Peer Meetha, Old city. As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jammu, 50% people lived in urban regions while 50% in rural areas. Jammu is the second most populous city of the union territory. Jammu city has a railway station called Jammu Tawi (station code JAT) that is connected with major cities of India. [17], Jammu is mentioned by name in the chronicles of Timur (r. 1370–1406), who invaded Delhi in 1398 and returned to Samarkand via Jammu. With the commencement of the Jammu–Baramulla line, all trains to the Kashmir Valley will pass through Jammu Tawi. The total area of Jammu and Kashmir is 2, … Pickles typical of Jammu are made of kasrod, girgle, mango with saunf, jimikand, tyaoo, seyoo, and potatoes. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.28 % stated 'No Particular Religion'. [31] Most of Jammu and Kashmir's Hindus live in the Jammu region; many speak Dogri,. Local taxis are also available. Jammu population is 550 thousand and is situated on the banks of the Tawi River. It is approximately 600 kilometres (370 mi) from the national capital, New Delhi. The old railway link to Sialkot was suspended by Pakistan in September 1947, and Jammu had no rail services until 1971, when the Indian Railways laid the Pathankot-Jammu Tawi Broad Gauge line. Jammu is located at 32°44′N 74°52′E / 32.73°N 74.87°E / 32.73; 74.87. Dogri food specialties include ambal, khatta meat, kulthein di dal, dal patt, maa da madra, rajma, and auriya. Jammu city comes under Jammu Metropolitan area. As per the Census India 2011, Jammu city has population of 14174 of which A part of the Jammu–Baramulla project has been executed and the track has been extended to Katra. Based on its annual growth rate, its population is estimated to be 15,173,264 in 2020. Population of Jammu City/Town is 576198 as per India Census 2011 data. [18], After the decline of the Mughal power in the 18th century, the Jammu state under Raja Dhruv Dev of the Jamuwal (Jamwal) family asserted its supremacy among all the Dugar states. Many prominent Punjabi residents in Pakistan, including politician Chaudhry Amir Hussain, economist Mahbub ul Haq, Air Marshal Asghar Khan, journalist Khalid Hasan and singer Malika Pukhraj were from Jammu.[37]. Jammu city has a railway station called Jammu Tawi (station code JAT) that is connected with major cities of India. [27] Jammu was a municipal committee during 2001 census of India. Besides this auto-rickshaw and cycle-rickshaw service is also available. After the partition of India, Jammu continues as the winter capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The population of Jammu in 2020 is expected to be 797,901.6 + 13,292.32 = 811,193.92. It was 64 per cent of the total Jammu city lies at uneven ridges of low heights at the Shivalik hills. While Scheduled tribes has 15 to 20 percent population in Jammu division and comprises Muslim Gurjar - Bakarwal and Hindu Gaddi - Sippi communities. Although several initiatives for improvement of Jammu city under smart city mission have been taken and/or are under way, but the retrofitting measures like removal of overhead utilities by way of providing multi-service underground Jammu and Kashmir, Indian territory located in the northern part of India in the vicinity of the Karakoram and westernmost Himalayan mountain ranges. [39][40] Settlements of Rohingya Muslims have also raised security threats in Jammu. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Jammu District of Jammu and Kashmir. There are five bridges on the river. If child sex ratio data of (158) 25/09/2016 Maharaja Hari Singh became the ruler of the princely state [23], In 1818 Raja Kishore Singh Father of Raja Gulab Singh was appointed and anointed the ruler of Jammu Principality hence started the Jamwal Dynasty, aka Dogra dynasty, which came to rule the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir under British suzerainty. Taking a look at the population of Jammu from the year 2012-16, it has been noticed that there has been an increase of 94,820 in the past 5 years. The city has a number of small industries. Population Census 2001-03-01 Population Census 2011-03-01 Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory 7,656,000 9,907,161 12,267,013 Anantnag District 586,300 778,408 1,078,692 → Badgam District 466,700 607,181 753,745 → → It is approximately 600 km away from the national capital, New Delhi and is linked with a National Highway, railway and airport. Therefore, it has been seen that every year the population increases by 18,964. The city spreads around the Tawi river with the old city overlooking it from the north (right bank) while the new neighbourhoods spread around the southern side (left bank) of the river. ADVERTISEMENTS: Demographic Characteristics of the Jammu and Kashmir! 8.47% of the population were under 6 years of age. and verified to be moving along with the headquarters of the Govt. Jammu city has 3104 housholds and town is divided into 96 wards. As indicated by the 2011 rundown, Islam population is about 68%, while 28.4% have a place with Hinduism, Sikhism (1.5%), Buddhism (0.6%) and Christians (0.4%). Jammu has historically been the capital of Jammu Province and the winter capital of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir (1846–1952). In 2001 census, Jammu had a population of 1,357,077 of which males were 727,738 and remaining 629,339 were females. 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. As of 2011 census,[30] the population of Jammu city was 502,197. In rural areas of Jammu district, sex ratio is 905 females per 1000 males. The total figure of population of urban population was 765,013 out of which 412,218 were males while remaining 352,795 were females. But Muslims did not not have a majority, … They are as follows: 2014 – 710,394 2015 – 731,440 Jammu had an average literacy rate of 89.66%, much higher than the national average of 74.4%: male literacy was 93.13% and female literacy was 85.82%. All the routes leading to Kashmir, Poonch, Doda and Laddakh start from Jammu city. There also are small minorities of Sikhs and Buddhists. In summer, particularly in May and June, extremely intense sunlight or hot winds can raise the temperature to 46 °C (115 °F). Bari Brahmana also has a freight rail link that helps carry the goods manufactured here to other parts of India. Rohingyas who fled Myanmar during 2016 have also currently settled in Jammu. Sikhism is second most popular religion in Jammu city with 8.83 % following it. On average, every year the population increases by 0.18576 Million. Jammu, the winter capital of the maharajas and second largest city in the territory, was traditionally the seat of Dogra power. Comparing 2001 and 2011, population of Kashmir went up by 14,11,000 or by 26 per cent and of Jammu by 9,49,000 or by 21 per cent. The total population of Jammu is 576,198 out of which 303,689 are males and 272,509 are … Tourism is the largest industry in Jammu city. The urban agglomeration of Jammu had a population of 657,314. Jammu and Kashmir has two capitals namely Jammu, the winter capital and Sri Nagar, the summer capital. The estimates of the number killed vary between 20,000 and 100,000. According to local tradition, Jammu is named after its founder, Raja Jambulochan, who is believed to have ruled the area in the 9th century. Hindus from Pakistan administered Jammu and Kashmir who migrated to India have also settled in Jammu city. Males constituted 52.7% of the population; females numbered constituted 47.3% of the population. As per record, there are more than 1500 ‘Safaikaramcharies’ in Jammu Municipality. Jammu is the winter capital of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. [33][34][35] As a result of the violence and migration, by 1961, less than 10 per cent of the population in the Jammu district was Muslim. Jammu cuisine features various chaats, especially gol gappas, kachalu, Chole bhature, gulgule, rajma kulche and dahi palla, among various others. Srinagar serves as the summer capital from May to October. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Jammu and Kashmir in 2011 is 12,267,013 (1.22 Crores) Jammu Airport operate daily 30 arrival and departure flights which is Goair, Air India, Spicejet and Indigo running daily flights. Apart from rice mills scattered all around Jammu, industrial estate at Bari Brahamna has a large presence of industrial units manufacturing a variety of products right from carpets, electronic goods, electric goods. It is also the base for visiting various centres of tourist and pilgrimage interest in which the region abounds. City Name Population Area (km²) Density ( inhabitants/km²) District 1 Srinagar (Srinagar) 1,264,202 242.61 5,210 Srinagar 2 Jammu 657,314 201.59 3,260 Jammu 3 Anantnag 159,838 39.3 4,067 Anantnag 4 Udhampur 91,366 5 As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 117,479 families residing in the Jammu city. Jalandhar - Pathankot - Jammu Tawi section has been doubled and electrified. [11] The local tradition holds the city to be 3000 years old but this is not supported by historians.[12]. So throughout the year, the city remains full of people from all the parts of India. Hence, the population in Jammu in 2020 as per estimated data = 811,193.92. Jammu District is spread over an area of 3097 Sq Kms and has a population of about 15.88 lakhs as per the estimates of 2001. [16] Babbapura (modern Babor) is another state mentioned in Rajatarangini, some of whose rulers occur in the Vamshavali (family chronicles) of later Jammu rulers. The workforce of a region/state is closely controlled by a large number of demographic factors. Contents: Cities and Towns The population of all cities and towns in the Union … These minibusses are called "Matadors". [38], Being comparatively safe from terrorism, Jammu city has become a hub of refugees. Though the strength is low for a bigger city like Jammu with a population of over ten lakhs or so. Earlier Jammu & Kashmir is State, in October 2019 it’s reconstituted into two union territories, ‘Jammu and Kashmir’ and ‘Ladakh’. The famous pilgrimage town of Katra is 49 kilometres (30 mi) from Jammu. According to Census of India 2011, Jammu and Kashmir recorded a population of 12,548,926. Of these, the One of the most famous local Basmati rice is produced in the RS Pura area near Jammu, which is then processed in rice mills in Jammu. Population 2011 Male Female Population below 5 yrs Literacy Rate Srinagar Srinagar Srinagar M Corp 1,192,792 631,916 560,876 148,176 70.98 Jammu Jammu Jammu M C … [clarification needed]. It is also a focal point for the pilgrims going to Vaishno Devi and Kashmir valley as it is second last railway terminal in North India. In rural areas of Jammu, male population was 401,603 while female population was 363,342. 8.47% of the population were under 6 years of age. The city is exposed to heatwaves. In addition to Jammu, other kingdoms of the region such as Kishtwar and Rajauri were also prominently mentioned. Hence, the population of Jammu & Kashmir in 2020 as per estimates is 14.5288 Million + 0.18576 Million = 14.71456 Million. DEMOGRAPHY OF JAMMU & KASHMIR: Jammu and Kashmir is the single Indian state with a more conspicuous Muslim population. [13] It has an average elevation of 300 m (980 ft). These rulers are believed to have enjoyed almost independent status and allied themselves with the Sultans of Delhi. It is situated on the banks of Tawi river. The Jammu city is divided into 96 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. 1421–1434). Bahu Fort, Amar Mahal Palace, Raghunath Temple, Mubarak Mandi Palace, Bagh-e-Bahu, Mahamaya Temple, Ranbireshwar Temple, Dogra Art The sex ratio was 898 females per 1,000 males against the national average of 940. As of 2011 census, the population of Jammu city was 502,197. The city of Jammu, the winter capital of the state, is the epicentre of all socio-economic activities in the Jammu region. Jammu is known for its sund panjeeri, patisa, rajma with rice and Kalari cheese. The number need to be raised and they should It is surrounded by the Shivalik range to the north, east, and southeast while the Trikuta Range surrounds it in the northwest. These primarily include Kashmiri Hindus who migrated from Kashmir Valley in 1989. The city has JKSRTC city buses under and minibusses for local transport which run on some defined routes. The total Jammu district population living in rural areas is 764,945 of which males and females are 401,603 and 363,342 respectively. 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The killings were carried out by extremist Hindus and Sikhs, allegedly orchestrated by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, and aided and abetted by the state forces and the Maharaja Hari Singh. 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. To get to the actual figure in terms of the population of Jammu in 2019, the population of the last 5 years needs to be found out. Muslim population in J&K has increased in every decade. So, the population in 2020 as per estimates = 14.71456 Million. Yes the Jammu city and the Jammu district had a significant Muslim population prior to the Partition of India. Jammu city is the main cultural and economic centre of the administrative division of Jammu. Its rulers are repeatedly mentioned in Kalhana's Rajatarangini. [22] In 1808, Jammu itself was annexed to the Sikh Empire by Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the son of Mahan Singh. 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According to the 2011 census, the total population of Jammu Division is 5,350,811 and Scheduled castes (Dalits) constitute 19.44 percent of it. Of the total population of Jammu, more than two-thirds are classed as Dogra Hindus. (estimated). Jammu is the second most populous city of the union territory. (estimated). 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 Around 1770, the Bhangi misl attacked Jammu and forced Ranjit Dev to become a tributary. It has direct flights to Srinagar, Delhi, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Leh and Mumbai and Bengaluru. In 2011, Jammu had population of 1,529,958 of which male and female were 813,821 and 716,137 respectively. As per the records approximately 31,619 Hindu families had migrated from Pakistan administered Jammu and Kashmir to India, out of them 26,319 families are settled in Jammu. Thus Jammu lost its supremacy over the surrounding country. Raja Bhim Dev is prominently mentioned in the Delhi chronicles as a supporter of Mubarah Shah (r. In the Mughal chronicles of Babur in the early 16th century, Jammu is mentioned as a powerful state in the Punjab hills. Hinduism is majority religion in Jammu city with 81.19 % followers. Jammu Airport is in the middle of Jammu. According to Tarikh-i-Azmi, Jammu came into existence around 900 CE. Brij Lal Dev, Ranjit Dev's successor, was defeated by the Sukerchakia chief Mahan Singh, who sacked Jammu and plundered it. Its ascent reached its peak under his successor Raja Ranjit Dev (r. 1728–1780), who was widely respected among the hill states. Jammu is 80 kilometres (50 mi) from Kathua town, while it is 68 kilometres (42 mi) from Udhampur city. Jammu city shares its borders with the neighbouring Samba district. [21], Towards the end of Ranjit Dev's rule, the Sikh clans of Punjab (misls) gained ascendency, and Jammu began to be contested by the Bhangi, Kanhaiya and Sukerchakia misls. Hence, the population of Jammu in 2017 is forecasted to be 749,505 + 18,964 = 768,469. [vague] Jammu has a number of woodgrain mills to cater to the local population. With effect from 5 September 2003, it has upgraded status of a municipal corporation.[28]. List of some educational institutions is provided below. Auriya is a dish made with potatoes. [19][20] Ranjit Dev promoted religious freedom and security, which attracted many craftsmen and traders to settle in Jammu, contributing to its economic prosperity. The urban agglomeration of Jammu had a populatio… Males constituted 52.7% of the population; females numbered constituted 47.3% of the population. In winter dense smog causes much inconvenience and temperature even drops to 2 °C (36 °F). Get Jammu religion wise population, sex ratio, literacy rate and child population in 2011 census data and growth of population, change in literacy rate and sex The new Jammu Tawi station was opened in October 1972 and is an origination point for Express trains. The state of Durgara (modern forms "Duggar" and "Dogra)") is also attested from around this time. During the 1947 Jammu massacres, which preceded and continued during the Pakistan tribal invasion of Kashmir, many Muslims were killed and the rest driven away to Pakistan. Emperor Akbar brought the hill kingdoms of the region under Mughal suzerainty, but the kings enjoyed considerable political autonomy. The city is built on a series of ridges. A 43 km long railway line connecting Jammu with Sialkot was laid in 1897[24]. Jammu & Kashmir Population 2020 –14.71456 Million. Jammu City Population 2011 Jammu Religion 2011 Hinduism is majority religion in Jammu city with 81.19 % followers. Average yearly precipitation is about 42 inches (1,100 mm) with the bulk of the rainfall in the months from June to September, although the winters can also be rather wet. Jammu city is located between 74 degree 24' and 75 degree 18', East longitude and 32 degree 50' and 33 degree 30' North latitude. In Jammu city, Islam is followed by 7.95 %, Jainism by 0.33 %, Christinity by 8.83 % and Buddhism by 8.83 %. Jammu & Kashmir Population 2019 –14.5288 Million. Jammu and Kashmir - Jammu and Kashmir - People: The cultural, ethnic, and linguistic composition of Jammu and Kashmir varies across the state by region. Lying on the banks of the river Tawi, the city of Jammu, with an area of 240 km2 (93 sq mi),[3] is surrounded by the Himalayas in the north and the northern-plains in the south. In the 2014–2015 General Budget of India, Arun Jaitley, the Finance Minister of India, proposed an Indian Institute of Technology and an Indian Institute of Management for the division. June is the hottest month with average highs of 40.6 °C (105.1 °F), while January is the coldest month with average lows reaching 7 °C (45 °F). [14][15] The capital of the Durgara state at that time is believed to have been Vallapura (identified with modern Billawar). Following the hot season, the monsoon lashes the city with heavy downpours along with thunderstorms; rainfall may total up to 669 mm (26.3 in) in the wettest months. It is largest populated District of the state and second largest in terms of population density and falls The local government gives incentives for new units by foregoing taxes for a few initial years of establishment. The rulers built large temples, renovated old shrines, built educational institutes and many more. About two-thirds of the population adheres to Islam, a greater proportion than in any other Indian state; Hindus constitute most of the remaining third. [41][42][43] During the 2018 Sunjuwan attack, intelligence agencies had suspected involvement of Rohingya Muslims in the attack. Jammu city elections are held of every 5 years to elect representative of each ward. National Highway 1B connects Jammu with Poonch town. Jammu city serves as the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir state from November to April when all the offices move from Srinagar to Jammu. Jammu had an average literacyrate of 89.66%, much higher than the national average of 74.4%: male literacy was 93.13% and female literacy was 85.82%. It is evident that the Mughal empire treated these hill chiefs as allies and partners in the empire. It is said to have been ruled by Manhas Rajputs. It is part of the larger region of Kashmir, which has been the subject of dispute between India, Pakistan, and China since the partition of the subcontinent in 1947. Known as the City of Temples for its ancient temples and Hindu shrines, Jammu is the most visited place in the union territory. The size of population, the birth rate, the death rate, the longevity, migration pattern, literacy, education, status of women is the society, age at the time of marriage, general health of the […] National Highway 44 which passes through Jammu connects it to the Kashmir valley. [36] The displaced Muslims took refuge in the Sialkot District and other parts of Pakistani Punjab. Jammu is the largest city in the Jammu Division and the winter capital of state of Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu, like the rest of north-western India, features a humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cwa), with extreme summer highs reaching 46 °C (115 °F), and temperatures in the winter months occasionally falling below 4 °C (39 °F). The sex ratio was 898 females per 1,000 males against the national average of 940. 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