Murud Janjira Municipal Council, with population of about 12 thousand is Murud sub district's only municipal council located in Murud sub district of Raigarh district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Murud Janjira municipal council is 4 km2. Population density of the city is 3480 persons per km2. There are 17 wards in the city, among them Murud Janjira Ward No 06 is the most populous ward with population of 1354 and Murud Janjira Ward No 12 is the least populous ward with population of 303.

Nearest railway station is Roha which is 50 km far from here. Murud Janjira is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Alibag which is 50 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 165 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 2164.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 36.7°C and minimum temperature goes down to 13.5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 5992 (49%) are male and 6224 (51%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Murud Janjira municipal council is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2771 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Murud Janjira

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,216 10,433 247 1,536 1,044
Male 5,992 5,131 114 747 534
Female 6,224 5,302 133 789 510

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 68% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 30% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1007 in Muslims are 1120 and in Jains are 928.

Religion wise population 2011 - Murud Janjira

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 12,216 8,270 3,679 10 0 60 187 4 6
Male 5,992 4,121 1,735 5 0 30 97 3 1
Female 6,224 4,149 1,944 5 0 30 90 1 5

Growth of population

Population of the city has decreased by -2.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is -4.1% which is -2.9% lower than male population growth rate of -1.2%. General caste population has decreased by -3.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -1.5% and child population has decreased by -27.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Murud Janjira

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -2.7% -3.5% 34.2% -1.5% -27.1%
Male -1.2% -1.2% 18.8% -3.7% -22.8%
Female -4.1% -5.6% 51.1% 0.6% -31.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1039 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1033, in schedule caste is 1167 and in schedule tribe is 1056. There are 955 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 114 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Murud Janjira

Total General SC ST Child
Change -31 -49 250 46 -114
2011 1039 1033 1167 1056 955
2001 1070 1082 917 1010 1069

Literacy

Total about 10 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 5179 are male and 5050 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Murud Janjira is 92%. 95% of male and 88% 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 - Murud Janjira

Total Male Female
Change 2.7% -0.8% 5.7%
2011 91.6% 94.9% 88.4%
2001 88.9% 95.7% 82.7%

Workers profile

Murud Janjira has 34% (4211) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 17% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Murud Janjira

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.5% 29.6% 4.9% 65.5%
Male 52.2% 46.4% 5.8% 47.8%
Female 17.4% 13.4% 4% 82.6%