Jamalpur Community Development Block, with population of about 2.1 lakh is Munger district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Munger district of the state Bihar in India. There are 45 villages in the sub district, among them Itahri is the most populous village with population of about 16 thousand and Maida Begam Khalsa is the least populous village with population of 25. Indrukh is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 15 km2 and Mahamda is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Jamalpur Nagar Parishad.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.1 lakh people, among them about 1.1 lakh (53%) are male and about 97 thousand (47%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jamalpur community development block is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 40 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 51% (about 1.1 lakh) live in Jamalpur Sub District urban part and 49% (about 1 lakh) population live in the Jamalpur Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jamalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 208,330 177,048 29,772 1,510 30,543
Male 110,963 94,343 15,871 749 16,060
Female 97,367 82,705 13,901 761 14,483

Most populated Villages and Cities in Jamalpur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Itahri 15716 Jamalpur 105434
Indrukh 9317
Patam 9029
Rampur Kalan 7463
Singhia 6845
Parham 5059
Halimpur 4144
Sitarampur 3415
Mahamda 3016
Banaudhi 2633

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 7% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 874 in Muslims are 906.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jamalpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 208,330 192,666 14,433 884 118 3 7 18 201
Male 110,963 102,806 7,573 409 60 0 4 9 102
Female 97,367 89,860 6,860 475 58 3 3 9 99

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 14.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 14.9% which is 0.5% higher than male population growth rate of 14.4%. General caste population has increased by 13.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 5.5% and child population has increased by 2.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jamalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.6% 13.9% 19.5% 5.5% 2.7%
Male 14.4% 13.8% 19.1% 2.9% 4.3%
Female 14.9% 14.1% 20% 8.3% 1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 877 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 877, in schedule caste is 876 and in schedule tribe is 1016. There are 902 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 3 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 - Jamalpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 3 3 7 50 -29
2011 877 877 876 1016 902
2001 874 874 869 966 931

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Jamalpur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Tajpur 1080 Jamalpur 880
Shutar Khana Gulalpur 1011
Mobarak Chak 973
Mustafapur 946
Mohammadpur 945
Faradah 943
Gulalpur 935
Mohammadpur 934
Adampur 928
Godai Chak 925

Literacy

Total about 1.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 81 thousand are male and about 60 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jamalpur is 79%. 85% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jamalpur

Total Male Female
Change 5.5% 2.8% 8.7%
2011 79.1% 85.3% 72%
2001 73.6% 82.5% 63.3%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Jamalpur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sandalpur 92 Jamalpur 86
Maida Begam Khalsa 90
Bank 89
Tajpur 88
Garhi Rampur 87
Godai Chak 86
Patam 86
Chananpura 86
Adampur 85
Mohammadpur 82

Workers profile

Jamalpur has 26% (about 54 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 7% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jamalpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 26% 16.6% 9.4% 74%
Male 42.5% 27.6% 14.9% 57.5%
Female 7.2% 4% 3.2% 92.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Jamalpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Indrukh 14.7 Jamalpur 10.7
Faradah 12.6
Patam 8.5
Itahri 5.4
Parham 3.9
Singhia 3.3
Rampur Kalan 2.6
Mahamda 2.4
Banaudhi 1.4
Chananpura 1.3