Jamuria Municipality And Out Growth, with population of about 1.5 lakh is Barddhaman district's only municipality and out growth located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Jamuria municipality and out growth is 79 km2. Population density of the city is 1884 persons per km2. There are 24 wards in the city, among them Jamuria Ward No 05 is the most populous ward with population of about 11 thousand and Jamuria Ward No 07 is the least populous ward with population of 3594.

Nearest railway station is Jamuria which is within the city. Jamuria is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Barddhaman. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the city. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1408 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 0°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1.5 lakh people, among them about 77 thousand (52%) are male and about 72 thousand (48%) are female. 66% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jamuria municipality and out growth is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 28 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jamuria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 149,220 99,021 36,988 13,211 19,526
Male 77,379 51,724 18,976 6,679 10,051
Female 71,841 47,297 18,012 6,532 9,475

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 22% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 927 in Muslims are 928 and in Sikhs are 996.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jamuria

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 149,220 113,935 32,404 177 1,122 28 20 612 922
Male 77,379 59,118 16,811 74 562 10 11 322 471
Female 71,841 54,817 15,593 103 560 18 9 290 451

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 15.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 18.2% which is 5.6% higher than male population growth rate of 12.6%. General caste population has increased by 20.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8.9% and child population has increased by 7.2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jamuria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.2% 20.3% 5.6% 8.9% 7.2%
Male 12.6% 17.2% 3.1% 8.7% 8.6%
Female 18.2% 23.9% 8.4% 9.1% 5.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 928 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 914, in schedule caste is 949 and in schedule tribe is 978. There are 943 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 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jamuria

Total General SC ST Child
Change 43 49 46 4 -25
2011 928 914 949 978 943
2001 885 865 903 974 968

Literacy

Total about 93 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 54 thousand are male and about 39 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jamuria is 72%. 81% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jamuria

Total Male Female
Change 5.2% 3.7% 7.5%
2011 71.7% 80.6% 62%
2001 66.5% 76.9% 54.5%

Workers profile

Jamuria has 30% (about 44 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 8% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jamuria

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29.6% 20.5% 9% 70.4%
Male 50% 36.3% 13.7% 50%
Female 7.6% 3.6% 4% 92.4%