Janpur Census Town, with population of about 11 thousand is Paliganj sub district's only census town located in Paliganj sub district of Patna district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Janpur census town is 2 km2. Population density of the census town is 4781 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Janpur Ward No 01 and the population of Janpur Ward No 01 is about 11 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Taregana which is 19 km far from here. Paliganj is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 14 km. District head quarter of the census town is Patna which is 84 km away. Patna is the state head quarter of the census town and is 84 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1250 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5364 (51%) are male and 5250 (49%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Janpur census town is 20%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1640 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Janpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,614 10,001 606 7 2,084
Male 5,364 5,051 308 5 1,070
Female 5,250 4,950 298 2 1,014

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 24% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 998 in Hindus are 927.

Religion wise population 2011 - Janpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 10,614 2,498 8,087 16 0 1 0 0 12
Male 5,364 1,296 4,047 11 0 1 0 0 9
Female 5,250 1,202 4,040 5 0 0 0 0 3

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 979 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 980, in schedule caste is 968 and in schedule tribe is 400. There are 948 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.

Literacy

Total 6112 people in the census town are literate, among them 3339 are male and 2773 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Janpur is 72%. 78% of male and 65% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Janpur has 25% (2667) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 39% male and 11% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Janpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 25.1% 19% 6.1% 74.9%
Male 39.1% 31.2% 7.9% 60.9%
Female 10.8% 6.6% 4.2% 89.2%