Jamalpur Nagar Parishad, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Jamalpur sub district's only nagar parishad located in Jamalpur sub district of Munger district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Jamalpur nagar parishad is 11 km2. Population density of the city is 9900 persons per km2. There are 36 wards in the city, among them Jamalpur Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of 5610 and Jamalpur Ward No 25 is the least populous ward with population of 1405.

Nearest railway station is Jamalpur which is within the city. Jamalpur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Munger which is 8 km away. Patna is the state head quarter of the city and is 170 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 751 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 56 thousand (53%) are male and about 49 thousand (47%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jamalpur nagar parishad is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 20 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jamalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 105,434 88,753 15,270 1,411 12,801
Male 56,072 47,257 8,115 700 6,825
Female 49,362 41,496 7,155 711 5,976

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 878 in Muslims are 877.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jamalpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 105,434 99,761 4,547 852 114 2 4 15 139
Male 56,072 53,119 2,422 393 58 0 3 8 69
Female 49,362 46,642 2,125 459 56 2 1 7 70

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 8.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 97 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 8.8% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of 8.6%. General caste population has increased by 8.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -0.4% and child population has decreased by -7.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jamalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.7% 8.6% 10.6% -0.4% -7.9%
Male 8.6% 8.6% 10% -2.9% -4.1%
Female 8.8% 8.5% 11.2% 2.3% -12%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 880 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 878, in schedule caste is 882 and in schedule tribe is 1016. There are 876 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 79 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jamalpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 0 9 52 -79
2011 880 878 882 1016 876
2001 879 878 873 964 955

Literacy

Total about 80 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 45 thousand are male and about 35 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jamalpur is 86%. 91% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jamalpur

Total Male Female
Change 3.4% 1.0% 6.2%
2011 86.5% 91.3% 80.9%
2001 83.1% 90.3% 74.7%

Workers profile

Jamalpur has 25% (about 27 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 7% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jamalpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 25.4% 19.4% 6% 74.6%
Male 42% 32.6% 9.4% 58%
Female 6.6% 4.5% 2.1% 93.4%