Jhansi Municipal Corporation, with population of about 5.1 lakh is Jhansi sub district's only municipal corporation located in Jhansi sub district of Jhansi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Jhansi municipal corporation is 150 km2. Population density of the city is 3371 persons per km2. There are 60 wards in the city, among them Jhansi Ward No 45 is the most populous ward with population of about 16 thousand and Jhansi Ward No 12 is the least populous ward with population of 4368.

Nearest railway station is Jhansi which is within the city. Jhansi is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Jhansi. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 325 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 660 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 4°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 5.1 lakh people, among them about 2.7 lakh (52%) are male and about 2.4 lakh (48%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jhansi municipal corporation is 11%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 91 thousand households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jhansi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 505,693 393,694 110,318 1,681 55,824
Male 265,449 206,033 58,519 897 29,919
Female 240,244 187,661 51,799 784 25,905

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 898 in Muslims are 929 and in Christians are 1081.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jhansi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 505,693 410,113 83,510 4,743 2,610 256 2,347 125 1,989
Male 265,449 216,078 43,286 2,279 1,353 131 1,221 64 1,037
Female 240,244 194,035 40,224 2,464 1,257 125 1,126 61 952

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 18.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 19.7% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 17.7%. General caste population has increased by 18.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 708.2% and child population has decreased by -1.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jhansi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.7% 18.2% 18.6% 708.2% -1.5%
Male 17.7% 17% 18.5% 693.8% -1%
Female 19.7% 19.6% 18.7% 725.3% -2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 905 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 911, in schedule caste is 885 and in schedule tribe is 874. There are 866 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jhansi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 20 2 33 -9
2011 905 911 885 874 866
2001 890 891 883 841 875

Literacy

Total about 3.7 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.1 lakh are male and about 1.6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jhansi is 83%. 89% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jhansi

Total Male Female
Change 4.6% 3.0% 6.6%
2011 83% 88.9% 76.6%
2001 78.4% 85.9% 70%

Workers profile

Jhansi has 33% (about 1.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 14% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jhansi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.2% 24.4% 8.8% 66.8%
Male 50.4% 39.1% 11.3% 49.6%
Female 14.2% 8.1% 6.1% 85.8%