Jagdalpur Municipal Corporation, with population of about 1.3 lakh is Jagdalpur sub district's only municipal corporation located in Jagdalpur sub district of Bastar district in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Jagdalpur municipal corporation is 50 km2. Population density of the city is 2485 persons per km2. There are 40 wards in the city, among them Jagdalpur Ward No 37 is the most populous ward with population of 5135 and Jagdalpur Ward No 13 is the least populous ward with population of 1609.

Nearest railway station is Jagdalpur which is within the city. Jagdalpur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Jagdalpur. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 307 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1450 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 31°C and minimum temperature goes down to 18°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1.3 lakh people, among them about 64 thousand (51%) are male and about 61 thousand (49%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 19% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jagdalpur municipal corporation is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 28 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jagdalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 125,463 94,486 7,355 23,622 14,185
Male 63,989 48,150 3,640 12,199 7,370
Female 61,474 46,336 3,715 11,423 6,815

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Christians which contribute 9% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 5% population all other religious communities contribute 4% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 952 in Christians are 1063 and in Muslims are 947

Religion wise population 2011 - Jagdalpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 125,463 102,627 6,680 11,845 1,592 259 2,265 28 167
Male 63,989 52,585 3,431 5,741 816 144 1,184 14 74
Female 61,474 50,042 3,249 6,104 776 115 1,081 14 93

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 70.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 74 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 71% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of 69.7%. General caste population has increased by 59.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 68.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 136.9% and child population has increased by 58.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jagdalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 70.3% 59.3% 68.3% 136.9% 58.3%
Male 69.7% 58.6% 67.6% 135.3% 58.4%
Female 71% 59.9% 69.1% 138.6% 58.2%

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 1021 and in schedule tribe is 936. There are 925 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jagdalpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 7 9 13 -1
2011 961 962 1021 936 925
2001 954 955 1012 923 926

Literacy

Total about 94 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 51 thousand are male and about 43 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jagdalpur is 85%. 91% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jagdalpur

Total Male Female
Change 1.5% 0.5% 2.7%
2011 84.9% 90.8% 78.8%
2001 83.4% 90.3% 76.1%

Workers profile

Jagdalpur has 36% (about 45 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 17% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jagdalpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.9% 33% 2.9% 64.1%
Male 54% 50.5% 3.6% 46%
Female 17.1% 14.8% 2.2% 82.9%