Jagdishpur Community Development Block, with population of about 5.7 lakh is Bhagalpur district's the most populous sub district, located in Bhagalpur district of the state Bihar in India. There are 91 villages in the sub district, among them Parbati is the most populous village with population of 7208 and Ambai is the least populous village with population of 30. Baijani is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 4 km2 and Etwarihat is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 4 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Bhagalpur Municipal Corporation; Puraini, Habibpur and Shahjangi Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 5.7 lakh people, among them about 3 lakh (53%) are male and about 2.7 lakh (47%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jagdishpur community development block is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1 lakh households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 78% (about 4.5 lakh) live in Jagdishpur Sub District urban part and 22% (about 1.3 lakh) population live in the Jagdishpur Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jagdishpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 572,253 522,106 49,031 1,116 86,911
Male 303,437 276,761 26,157 519 45,023
Female 268,816 245,345 22,874 597 41,888

Most populated Villages and Cities in Jagdishpur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Parbati 7208 Bhagalpur 400146
Jagdishpur 6803 Puraini 30829
Baijani 5270 Habibpur 12063
Imampur 5174 Shahjangi 3866
Phulwaria 4444
Mohiuddinpur 4086
Bhawanipur Desri 3943
Jamuni 3917
Jamgaon 3708
Chandpur 3171

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 65% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 34% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 868 in Muslims are 919.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jagdishpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 572,253 373,650 194,110 1,376 182 67 867 11 1,990
Male 303,437 200,049 101,153 628 93 38 455 5 1,016
Female 268,816 173,601 92,957 748 89 29 412 6 974

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 21.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 22.4% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of 20.5%. General caste population has increased by 21.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -31.8% and child population has increased by 13.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jagdishpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.4% 21.4% 23.4% -31.8% 13.3%
Male 20.5% 20.6% 22.6% -47.9% 15%
Female 22.4% 22.3% 24.3% -6.7% 11.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 886 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 886, in schedule caste is 874 and in schedule tribe is 1150. There are 930 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jagdishpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 11 12 508 -29
2011 886 886 874 1150 930
2001 873 875 862 642 959

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Jagdishpur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ambai 1500 Habibpur 921
Choraya Khurd 1053 Puraini 917
Saidpur 1006 Shahjangi 905
Ambai 1000 Bhagalpur 880
Daharpur Bade 989
Sonhauli 985
Hafizpur 968
Mahammad Takichak 966
Badluchak 962
Mohiuddinpur 962

Literacy

Total about 3.6 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2 lakh are male and about 1.6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jagdishpur is 74%. 79% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jagdishpur

Total Male Female
Change 7.9% 5.8% 10.6%
2011 73.9% 78.7% 68.5%
2001 66% 72.9% 57.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Jagdishpur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Mahespur 94 Bhagalpur 79
Daudbat 88 Shahjangi 67
Maheshpur 88 Habibpur 65
Sadaruddinchak 87 Puraini 52
Choraya Khurd 83
Ambai 81
Mahammad Takichak 80
Hasanpur 80
Hajishahpur 80
Ambai 77

Workers profile

Jagdishpur has 30% (about 1.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 12% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jagdishpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.1% 22.3% 7.8% 69.9%
Male 46.3% 36.3% 10% 53.7%
Female 11.9% 6.6% 5.4% 88.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Jagdishpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Baijani 4 Bhagalpur 30.2
Jagdishpur 3.6 Puraini 9.3
Bhawanipur Desri 2.5 Habibpur 0.7
Mohiuddinpur 2.5 Shahjangi 0.3
Phulwaria 2.4
Kankaithi 2.2
Chandpur 2.1
Naraenpur Kola 1.9
Koili 1.7
Kurban 1.6