Jalangi Community Development Block, with population of about 2.5 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 14th least populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 39 villages in the sub district, among them Sagarpara is the most populous village with population of about 27 thousand and Muradpur Arazi is the least populous village with population of 260. Bara Bil Raghunathpur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 21 km2 and Chak Ramprasad is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.5 lakh people, among them about 1.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.2 lakh (49%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jalangi community development block is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 61 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Jalangi community development block live in the Jalangi Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jalangi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 252,477 217,728 31,831 2,918 32,313
Male 129,430 111,509 16,433 1,488 16,413
Female 123,047 106,219 15,398 1,430 15,900

Most populated Villages in Jalangi

Villages
Name Population
Sagarpara 27385
Paschim Sahebrampur 25005
Faridpur 20041
Khayramari 18943
Debipur 17877
Joykrishnapur 13122
Bara Bil Raghunathpur 11314
Muradpur Jalangi 10890
Natial 10719
Kazipara 10522

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 27% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 954 in Hindus are 942.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jalangi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 252,477 67,089 184,980 151 14 7 5 0 231
Male 129,430 34,554 94,657 78 4 3 3 0 131
Female 123,047 32,535 90,323 73 10 4 2 0 100

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 17.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 17.9% which is 1.5% higher than male population growth rate of 16.4%. General caste population has increased by 13.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 37.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 105.9% and child population has decreased by -11.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jalangi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.1% 13.9% 37.8% 105.9% -11.1%
Male 16.4% 13.2% 36.9% 108.4% -10.4%
Female 17.9% 14.7% 38.8% 103.4% -11.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 951 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 953, in schedule caste is 937 and in schedule tribe is 961. There are 969 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 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jalangi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 13 13 -24 -16
2011 951 953 937 961 969
2001 938 940 924 985 985

Villages with highest sex ratio in Jalangi

Literacy

Total about 1.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 78 thousand are male and about 70 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jalangi is 67%. 69% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jalangi

Total Male Female
Change 11.6% 9.0% 14.3%
2011 67.4% 69.4% 65.2%
2001 55.8% 60.4% 50.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Jalangi

Workers profile

Jalangi has 34% (about 86 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 9% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jalangi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.1% 27.9% 6.2% 65.9%
Male 57.5% 49.6% 7.9% 42.5%
Female 9.4% 5.1% 4.3% 90.6%

Biggest Villages in Jalangi

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Bara Bil Raghunathpur 21.5
Faridpur 19.2
Debipur 18.7
Sagarpara 18.1
Paschim Sahebrampur 17.2
Khayramari 15.4
Dhanirampur 8
Sahebnagar 7.2
Natial 6.6
Muradpur Jalangi 5.8