Jaunpur District, with population of about 44.9 lakh is Uttar Pradesh's the 7th most populous district, located in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Jaunpur district is 4038 km2 and it is the 24th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 1113 persons per km2. There are 6 sub districts in the district, among them Jaunpur is the most populous sub district with population of about 10.8 lakh and Badlapur is the least populous sub district with population of about 4.6 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 44.9 lakh people, among them about 22.2 lakh (49%) are male and about 22.7 lakh (51%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jaunpur district is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 6.6 lakh households in the district and an average 7 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 92% (about 41.5 lakh) live in Jaunpur District rural part and 8% (about 3.5 lakh) population live in the Jaunpur District urban part. Rural population density of Jaunpur district is 1043 and urban population density is 5747 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jaunpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,494,204 3,499,123 990,345 4,736 676,216
Male 2,220,465 1,723,876 494,226 2,363 352,561
Female 2,273,739 1,775,247 496,119 2,373 323,655

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Jaunpur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Jaunpur 1075544 Mani Kalan 11815 Jaunpur 180362
Mariahu 800862 Pilkichha 11522 Shahganj 26556
Shahganj 761994 Sabarahad 10457 Machhlishahr 26107
Machhlishahr 736209 Pariyawan 9223 Mariahu 22778
Kerakat 663552 Marhi 8931 Mogra Badshahpur 20004
Badlapur 456043 Gairwah 8892 Khetasarai 19438
Argoopur Kalan 8560 Kerakat 13525
Tarahathi 8483 Jafarabad 10792
Baragaon 8294 Dhanauha 6212
Kuddupur 7937 Gaura 5618

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1024 in Muslims are 1020.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jaunpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,494,204 3,981,502 483,750 4,947 1,286 7,898 349 114 14,358
Male 2,220,465 1,966,809 239,445 2,383 653 3,892 157 55 7,071
Female 2,273,739 2,014,693 244,305 2,564 633 4,006 192 59 7,287

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 14.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 39.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 15.4% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 14.3%. General caste population has increased by 14.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1159.6% and child population has decreased by -13.7% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jaunpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.9% 14.6% 15.4% 1159.6% -13.7%
Male 14.3% 13.8% 15.9% 1081.5% -13.2%
Female 15.4% 15.4% 15% 1248.3% -14.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1024 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1030, in schedule caste is 1004 and in schedule tribe is 1004. There are 918 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jaunpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 15 -7 124 -12
2011 1024 1030 1004 1004 918
2001 1014 1015 1011 880 930

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Jaunpur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Mariahu 1060 Bakkha Patti 4000 Gaura 979
Kerakat 1048 Arazi Siddikipur 2500 Machhlishahr 965
Machhlishahr 1040 Chak Sumeshwarpur 2462 Sadatmasaura 958
Badlapur 1028 Barbandha 2200 Mariahu 953
Shahganj 995 Thaldhananjaipur 2000 Khetasarai 951
Jaunpur 991 Jagarnathpur 2000 Mogra Badshahpur 942
Jagdishpur 1916 Mahimapur 942
Chak Dost Jamalpur 1750 Kerakat 936
Ghee Shakkar 1714 Jafarabad 935
Pura Jujharrai 1690 Jaunpur 925

Literacy

Total about 27.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 15.7 lakh are male and about 11.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jaunpur is 72%. 84% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jaunpur

Total Male Female
Change 11.7% 7.6% 15.7%
2011 71.5% 83.8% 59.8%
2001 59.8% 76.2% 44.1%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Jaunpur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Jaunpur 74 Chak Gadahlot 100 Shahganj 86
Badlapur 72 Anand Rampur 100 Mogra Badshahpur 83
Kerakat 72 Sarai Khurd 100 Gaura 82
Machhlishahr 71 Chak Wazidpur 100 Jaunpur 81
Mariahu 70 Chorari Patti 100 Kerakat 81
Shahganj 70 Maniyarepur 100 Mahimapur 80
Araji Sihipur 100 Mariahu 79
Vazidpur 99 Machhlishahr 77
Jamin Abdul Quadir 96 Banjarepur 77
Dhekaha 96 Dhanauha 76

Workers profile

Jaunpur has 32% (about 14.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 22% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jaunpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32% 19.9% 12% 68%
Male 42.1% 29.9% 12.1% 57.9%
Female 22.1% 10.2% 11.9% 77.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Jaunpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Mai 27.6 Jaunpur 25.3
Sawain 20.5 Khetasarai 6
Gaura 13.6 Dhanauha 5
Khatolia 12.5 Mariahu 4.4
Gandhaunna 11.9 Shahganj 4
Gairwah 11.5 Kerakat 3
Tarahathi 11.4 Mogra Badshahpur 2.5
Karaudi 10.9 Jafarabad 2.5
Ankara 10.7 Machhlishahr 2.4
Pariyawan 10.3 Gaura 1.7