JashpurNagar Municipality, with population of about 25 thousand is Jashpur sub district's only municipality located in Jashpur sub district of Jashpur district in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of JashpurNagar municipality is 14 km2. Population density of the city is 1852 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 25 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (51%) are male and about 13 thousand (49%) are female. 54% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 38% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of JashpurNagar municipality is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 5456 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 25,422 13,770 1,969 9,683 3,124
Male 12,921 7,300 956 4,665 1,596
Female 12,501 6,470 1,013 5,018 1,528

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 25.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 31.1% which is 10.4% higher than male population growth rate of 20.7%. General caste population has increased by 26.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 27.7% and child population has increased by 9.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - JashpurNagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.6% 26.6% 10.7% 27.7% 9.7%
Male 20.7% 25.3% 2.4% 18.4% 4%
Female 31.1% 28.1% 19.9% 37.7% 16.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 967 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 886, in schedule caste is 1060 and in schedule tribe is 1076. There are 957 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 76 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 100 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - JashpurNagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 76 19 155 151 100
2011 967 886 1060 1076 957
2001 891 867 905 925 857

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 9354 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of JashpurNagar is 90%. 94% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - JashpurNagar

Total Male Female
Change 3.8% 1.7% 6.5%
2011 89.9% 94.3% 85.2%
2001 86.1% 92.6% 78.7%

Workers profile

JashpurNagar has 35% (8886) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 18% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% 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 35% 26.9% 8% 65%
Male 51% 41.9% 9.1% 49%
Female 18.4% 11.4% 7% 81.6%