JashpurNagar Municipality And Out Growth, with population of about 28 thousand is Jashpur sub district's only municipality and out growth located in Jashpur sub district of Jashpur district in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of JashpurNagar municipality and out growth is 14 km2. Population density of the city is 2061 persons per km2. There are 19 wards in the city, among them Jashpur Nagar (og) Ward No 19 (rural Mdds Code:433880) is the most populous ward with population of 2879 and Jashpurnagar Ward No 18 is the least populous ward with population of 913.

Nearest railway station is Ambikapur which is 65 km far from here. Jashpur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Jashpur. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 465 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1274.9 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 28 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (51%) are male and about 14 thousand (49%) are female. 53% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 39% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of JashpurNagar municipality and out growth is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 6128 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - JashpurNagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28,301 14,918 2,214 11,169 3,611
Male 14,338 7,894 1,074 5,370 1,826
Female 13,963 7,024 1,140 5,799 1,785

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Christians which contribute 13% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 8% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 957 in Christians are 1180 and in Muslims are 852

Religion wise population 2011 - JashpurNagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 28,301 21,586 2,371 3,632 42 18 307 325 20
Male 14,338 11,030 1,280 1,666 23 7 163 159 10
Female 13,963 10,556 1,091 1,966 19 11 144 166 10

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 39.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 46.4% which is 12.4% higher than male population growth rate of 34%. General caste population has increased by 37.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 47.3% and child population has increased by 26.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - JashpurNagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 39.8% 37.2% 24.5% 47.3% 26.8%
Male 34% 35.5% 15% 36.3% 19%
Female 46.4% 39.1% 34.9% 59.1% 35.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 974 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 890, in schedule caste is 1061 and in schedule tribe is 1080. There are 978 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 83 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 121 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - JashpurNagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 83 23 156 155 121
2011 974 890 1061 1080 978
2001 891 867 905 925 857

Literacy

Total about 22 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and about 10 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of JashpurNagar is 89%. 94% of male and 84% 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 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - JashpurNagar

Total Male Female
Change 3.0% 1.4% 5.3%
2011 89.1% 94% 84%
2001 86.1% 92.6% 78.7%

Workers profile

JashpurNagar has 35% (9841) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 18% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - JashpurNagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.8% 26.2% 8.6% 65.2%
Male 50.9% 40.9% 10% 49.1%
Female 18.2% 11.1% 7.1% 81.8%