Jafarpur Census Town, with population of about 19 thousand is Barrackpur - II sub district's the most populous census town located in Barrackpur - II sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Jafarpur census town is 2 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 9531 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Jafarpur Ward No 01 and the population of Jafarpur Ward No 01 is about 19 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Palta which is 3 km far from here. Barrackpore is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 2 km. District head quarter of the census town is Barasat which is 13 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 26 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1580 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 11°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 19 thousand people, among them 9724 (51%) are male and 9338 (49%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jafarpur census town is 7%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 4983 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jafarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,062 15,023 3,516 523 1,361
Male 9,724 7,633 1,844 247 682
Female 9,338 7,390 1,672 276 679

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 1% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 962 in Muslims are 778.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jafarpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 19,062 18,696 224 79 4 27 1 1 30
Male 9,724 9,529 126 40 2 11 0 1 15
Female 9,338 9,167 98 39 2 16 1 0 15

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 35.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 38.5% which is 5.3% higher than male population growth rate of 33.2%. General caste population has increased by 32.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 42.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 118.8% and child population has increased by 25.1% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jafarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35.7% 32.6% 42.1% 118.8% 25.1%
Male 33.2% 28.8% 47.4% 94.5% 21.8%
Female 38.5% 36.7% 36.7% 146.4% 28.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 960 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 968, in schedule caste is 907 and in schedule tribe is 1117. There are 996 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 53 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jafarpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 37 56 -71 235 53
2011 960 968 907 1117 996
2001 923 912 978 882 943

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 8700 are male and 7898 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jafarpur is 94%. 96% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jafarpur

Total Male Female
Change 2.9% 2.0% 3.9%
2011 93.8% 96.2% 91.2%
2001 90.9% 94.2% 87.3%

Workers profile

Jafarpur has 34% (6549) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 10% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jafarpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.4% 32.3% 2.1% 65.6%
Male 57.9% 55.2% 2.7% 42.1%
Female 9.8% 8.4% 1.4% 90.2%