Jajapur District, with population of about 18.3 lakh is Odisha's the 7th most populous district, located in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Jajapur district is 2899 km2 and it is the 7th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 630 persons per km2. There are 18 sub districts in the district, among them Binjharpur is the most populous sub district with population of about 2 lakh and Jakhapura is the least populous sub district with population of about 17 thousand.

There are 3 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Byasanagar Municipality and Out Growth; Byasanagar and Jajapur Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 18.3 lakh people, among them about 9.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 9 lakh (49%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jajapur district is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 4.1 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 93% (about 16.9 lakh) live in Jajapur District rural part and 7% (about 1.4 lakh) population live in the Jajapur District urban part. Rural population density of Jajapur district is 603 and urban population density is 1470 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jajapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,827,192 1,242,373 433,387 151,432 216,804
Male 926,034 629,433 220,553 76,048 112,558
Female 901,158 612,940 212,834 75,384 104,246

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Jajapur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Binjharpur 196780 Tomka Forest Block 13696 Byasanagar 56946
Dharmasala 164969 Charinangal 8027 Byasanagar 48911
Mangalpur 146363 Marzitapur 6664 Jajapur 37458
Jajapur 134859 Nizigarh 6269 Brahmabarada 10721
Badachana 129826 Jari 6008 Sayadpur 8798
Jajpur Sadar 127778 Bari 6003 Anjira 6561
Bari - Ramachandrapur 123956 Nalipur 5819 Kalarangiata 5505
Balichandrapur 111449 Neulpur 5756 Kaliapani 5028
Kuakhia 111408 Fatepur 5482 Kabatabandha 4080
Jajapur Road 98293 Kanika pada 5431

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 972 in Muslims are 1004.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jajapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,827,192 1,725,595 93,642 1,623 470 58 100 3,073 2,631
Male 926,034 875,270 46,724 783 250 34 50 1,575 1,348
Female 901,158 850,325 46,918 840 220 24 50 1,498 1,283

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 12.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 12.6% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of 12.4%. General caste population has increased by 10.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.2% and child population has decreased by -0.7% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jajapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.5% 10.4% 16% 20.2% -0.7%
Male 12.4% 10.7% 15.5% 18.5% -0.2%
Female 12.6% 10.2% 16.6% 22% -1.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 973 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 974, in schedule caste is 965 and in schedule tribe is 991. There are 926 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jajapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 -4 9 28 -11
2011 973 974 965 991 926
2001 972 978 956 963 937

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Mangalpur 1023 Khajurikana 3000 Sayadpur 998
Binjharpur 1013 Sukadeipur 2806 Anjira 976
Bari - Ramachandrapur 1004 Kumbharkhata 2000 Brahmabarada 973
Jakhapura 980 Durgapur 1500 Kabatabandha 964
Kalinganagar 972 Ichhapur 1500 Jajapur 949
Korai 969 Maharapari 1500 Byasanagar 931
Balichandrapur 968 Gotutha 1400 Byasanagar 928
Jenapur 964 Champapala 1385 Kalarangiata 910
Sukinda 963 Dihasahi 1364 Kaliapani 886
Dharmasala 962 Ichhapur 1332

Literacy

Total about 12.9 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 7.1 lakh are male and about 5.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jajapur is 80%. 87% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jajapur

Total Male Female
Change 8.7% 4.9% 12.5%
2011 80.1% 86.8% 73.3%
2001 71.4% 81.9% 60.8%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Jajapur 85 Noupada 100 Jajapur 89
Kuakhia 84 Hasanabadchakadeulakur 100 Byasanagar 87
Panikoili 84 Bahadal Pur 100 Kabatabandha 87
Mangalpur 84 Paikula 100 Byasanagar 87
Jajapur Road 83 Nahan 100 Sayadpur 87
Korai 82 Baghanata 100 Brahmabarada 87
Binjharpur 82 Karajanga chhak 100 Anjira 76
Jajpur Sadar 82 Hasanabadchaka Badachana 100 Kalarangiata 75
Dharmasala 81 Khajurikana 100 Kaliapani 73
Bari - Ramachandrapur 81 Bidyadharpur 100

Workers profile

Jajapur has 30% (about 5.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 7% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jajapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.2% 22.3% 7.9% 69.8%
Male 52.5% 40.5% 11.9% 47.5%
Female 7.3% 3.6% 3.8% 92.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Jajapur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Tomka Forest Block 219.1 Byasanagar 42.8
Darpangarh 17.8 Byasanagar 42.8
Aranyamadana 16.9 Jajapur 11.7
Jakha Pura 12.8 Kaliapani 10.7
Chandia 12.6 Kalarangiata 10.1
Samian 12.1 Anjira 9.6
Gobara Ghati 10.9 Brahmabarada 4.2
Madhapur 10.7 Sayadpur 1.6
Sukaran 10.2 Kabatabandha 1.3
Chakradhar Pur 9.8