Jehanabad District, with population of about 11.3 lakh is Bihar's the 5th least populous district, located in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Jehanabad district is 931 km2 and it is the 4th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 1209 persons per km2. There are 7 sub districts in the district, among them Makhdumpur is the most populous sub district with population of about 2.6 lakh and Modanganj is the least populous sub district with population of about 88 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 11.3 lakh people, among them about 5.9 lakh (52%) are male and about 5.4 lakh (48%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jehanabad district is 18%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.8 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 88% (about 9.9 lakh) live in Jehanabad District rural part and 12% (about 1.4 lakh) population live in the Jehanabad District urban part. Rural population density of Jehanabad district is 1112 and urban population density is 3328 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jehanabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,125,313 901,054 222,974 1,285 198,785
Male 585,582 469,881 115,034 667 103,452
Female 539,731 431,173 107,940 618 95,333

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Jehanabad

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Makhdumpur 260154 Kako 23037 Jehanabad 103202
Jehanabad 254753 Saren 14073 Makhdumpur 31994
Kako 173487 Lakhawar 11737
Ratni Faridpur 146586 Noawan 9670
Ghoshi 108130 Dharaut 8310
Hulasganj 94485 Suganwan 8310
Modanganj 87718 Golakpur 8122
Ghoshi 7261
Bhekh 7234
Kalpa 7124

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 7% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 921 in Muslims are 927.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jehanabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,125,313 1,045,117 75,742 691 148 248 60 58 3,249
Male 585,582 543,981 39,305 358 81 134 40 33 1,650
Female 539,731 501,136 36,437 333 67 114 20 25 1,599

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -25.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -26% which is -0.6% lower than male population growth rate of -25.4%. General caste population has decreased by -26.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -22.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -2.1% and child population has decreased by -32.5% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jehanabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -25.7% -26.6% -22.1% -2.1% -32.5%
Male -25.4% -26.1% -22.4% -5.9% -32.6%
Female -26% -27% -21.8% 2.3% -32.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 922 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 918, in schedule caste is 938 and in schedule tribe is 927. There are 922 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has decreased by 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jehanabad

Total General SC ST Child
Change -7 -11 6 75 5
2011 922 918 938 927 922
2001 929 929 932 852 917

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ghoshi 935 Dayalpur 1202 Makhdumpur 914
Modanganj 934 Rampur 1186 Jehanabad 886
Makhdumpur 929 Keam chak 1174
Kako 928 Nawada 1160
Ratni Faridpur 918 Kathautiya Arazi 1143
Hulasganj 916 Budhan Tali 1115
Jehanabad 905 Tilkai 1089
Saraya 1089
Mehdipur 1073
Ladaua 1072

Literacy

Total about 6.2 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 3.7 lakh are male and about 2.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jehanabad is 67%. 78% of male and 55% 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 - Jehanabad

Total Male Female
Change 11.5% 7.6% 15.6%
2011 66.8% 77.7% 55%
2001 55.3% 70.1% 39.4%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Jehanabad 71 Manpur 93 Jehanabad 79
Hulasganj 69 Pakhanpura 93 Makhdumpur 69
Ratni Faridpur 67 Mahammadpur 91
Ghoshi 66 Bishunpur 90
Kako 65 Dhawa 90
Makhdumpur 64 Ghazipur 88
Modanganj 64 Sirpatpur 87
Sultanpur 86
Aira 86
Gyani Bigha 85

Workers profile

Jehanabad has 32% (about 3.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 18% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jehanabad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.5% 22.4% 10.1% 67.5%
Male 45.5% 34.3% 11.2% 54.5%
Female 18.3% 9.4% 8.9% 81.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Jehanabad

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kako 11.9 Makhdumpur 20.4
Bhekh 11.2 Jehanabad 20.2
Noawan 10.6
Sultanpur 8.8
Dharaut 8.8
Lakhawar 8.1
Kalpa 6.3
Kalanaur 6.3
Chhariyari 6.3
Golakpur 6