Jejuri Municipal Council, with population of about 15 thousand is Purandhar sub district's the least populous municipal council located in Purandhar sub district of Pune district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Jejuri municipal council is 7 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 2173 persons per km2. There are 17 wards in the city, among them Jejuri Ward No 08 is the most populous ward with population of 1439 and Jejuri Ward No 15 is the least populous ward with population of 308.

Nearest railway station is Jejuri which is within the city. Sasvad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 17 km. District head quarter of the city is Pune which is 47 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 225 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 710.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 41.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5.9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 15 thousand people, among them 7347 (51%) are male and 7168 (49%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jejuri municipal council is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3286 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jejuri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14,515 12,342 1,900 273 1,668
Male 7,347 6,262 952 133 868
Female 7,168 6,080 948 140 800

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 7% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 977 in Muslims are 951 and in Buddhists are 1031.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jejuri

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 14,515 13,208 993 59 13 199 40 0 3
Male 7,347 6,682 509 27 9 98 21 0 1
Female 7,168 6,526 484 32 4 101 19 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 21% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 25.1% which is 7.9% higher than male population growth rate of 17.2%. General caste population has increased by 18.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 57.8% and child population has decreased by -4.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jejuri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21% 18.7% 32.8% 57.8% -4.3%
Male 17.2% 14.5% 33.5% 54.7% -7.5%
Female 25.1% 23.4% 32% 60.9% -0.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 976 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 971, in schedule caste is 996 and in schedule tribe is 1053. There are 922 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 62 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 64 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jejuri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 62 70 -11 41 64
2011 976 971 996 1053 922
2001 914 901 1007 1012 858

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6072 are male and 5415 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jejuri is 89%. 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 up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jejuri

Total Male Female
Change 4.5% 1.9% 7.5%
2011 89.4% 93.7% 85%
2001 84.9% 91.8% 77.5%

Workers profile

Jejuri has 38% (5487) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 20% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jejuri

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.8% 34.7% 3.1% 62.2%
Male 55.4% 51.9% 3.4% 44.6%
Female 19.8% 17.1% 2.7% 80.2%