Jangipur Municipality, with population of about 88 thousand is Murshidabad district's the 3rd most populous municipality located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Jangipur municipality is 8 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest city by area in the district. Population density of the city is 10752 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Jangipur Ward No 08 is the most populous ward with population of 7202 and Jangipur Ward No 16 is the least populous ward with population of 3372.

Nearest railway station is Jangipur Road which is 2 km far from here. Jangipur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 1 km. District head quarter of the city is Berhampur which is 45 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the city and is 245 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 2000 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 36°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 88 thousand people, among them about 45 thousand (51%) are male and about 43 thousand (49%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jangipur municipality is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 17 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jangipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 88,165 74,588 13,443 134 11,522
Male 44,949 38,021 6,860 68 5,877
Female 43,216 36,567 6,583 66 5,645

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 62% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Hindus which contribute 38% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 958 in Hindus are 967.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jangipur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 88,165 33,439 54,473 61 7 3 126 0 56
Male 44,949 16,996 27,822 34 2 1 62 0 32
Female 43,216 16,443 26,651 27 5 2 64 0 24

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 18.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 74 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 19.2% which is 1.5% higher than male population growth rate of 17.7%. General caste population has increased by 14.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 50%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -36.8% and child population has decreased by -0.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jangipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.4% 14.3% 50% -36.8% -0.9%
Male 17.7% 13.3% 51.7% -45.2% -1%
Female 19.2% 15.2% 48.2% -25% -0.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 960 and in schedule tribe is 971. There are 961 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jangipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 16 -23 261 3
2011 961 962 960 971 961
2001 950 946 983 710 958

Literacy

Total about 61 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 33 thousand are male and about 28 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jangipur is 79%. 83% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jangipur

Total Male Female
Change 5.9% 3.2% 8.8%
2011 79.2% 83.3% 75%
2001 73.3% 80.1% 66.2%

Workers profile

Jangipur has 43% (about 38 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 32% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jangipur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43% 34.7% 8.3% 57%
Male 53.7% 47.8% 5.9% 46.3%
Female 31.9% 21.1% 10.8% 68.1%