Murshidabad Jiaganj Community Development Block, with population of about 2.3 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 12th least populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 127 villages in the sub district, among them Talgachi is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Akherighata is the least populous village with population of 8. Begamnagar is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 7 km2 and Bageswarbati is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.3 lakh people, among them about 1.2 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (48%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Murshidabad Jiaganj community development block is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 54 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Murshidabad Jiaganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 234,565 181,797 40,442 12,326 28,933
Male 121,187 93,766 21,023 6,398 14,764
Female 113,378 88,031 19,419 5,928 14,169

Most populated Villages in Murshidabad Jiaganj

Villages
Name Population
Talgachi 10435
Gudhia 9660
Hasenpur 8093
Bali 7892
Tentulia 7576
Khanpur 7118
Sanyasidanga 6891
Chunakhali 5599
Dharmmapur 5319
Kapasdanda 5154

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 55% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 45% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 962 in Hindus are 914.

Religion wise population 2011 - Murshidabad Jiaganj

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 234,565 104,636 127,886 1,486 112 30 17 162 236
Male 121,187 54,674 65,186 999 90 20 7 87 124
Female 113,378 49,962 62,700 487 22 10 10 75 112

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 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 17.2% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of 17.1%. General caste population has increased by 12.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 50.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 6.8% and child population has decreased by -10.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Murshidabad Jiaganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.1% 12.3% 50.7% 6.8% -10.4%
Male 17.1% 11.9% 52.2% 8.9% -9.8%
Female 17.2% 12.8% 49.1% 4.8% -11%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 936 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 939, in schedule caste is 924 and in schedule tribe is 927. There are 960 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Murshidabad Jiaganj

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 8 -19 -36 -12
2011 936 939 924 927 960
2001 935 931 943 963 972

Villages with highest sex ratio in Murshidabad Jiaganj

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Ghanasyampur 1093
Madhusudanbati 1082
Kanchannagar 1063
Chainpara 1063
Lalkuthi 1057
Darura 1051
Kadamsarif 1040
Gopalnagar 1032
Matijhil 1031
Hamdampur 1023

Literacy

Total about 1.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 77 thousand are male and about 65 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Murshidabad Jiaganj is 69%. 73% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Murshidabad Jiaganj

Total Male Female
Change 15.6% 13.1% 18.3%
2011 69.1% 72.8% 65.2%
2001 53.5% 59.7% 46.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Murshidabad Jiaganj

Workers profile

Murshidabad Jiaganj has 36% (about 86 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 13% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Murshidabad Jiaganj

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.5% 29.8% 6.6% 63.5%
Male 58.1% 50.6% 7.5% 41.9%
Female 13.3% 7.6% 5.7% 86.7%

Biggest Villages in Murshidabad Jiaganj

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Begamnagar 7
Kanksa 6.8
Benipur 5.9
Belun 5.6
Hasenpur 5.5
Bali 5.2
Gudhia 4.5
Kumirdaha 4.3
Talgachi 4.2
Dharmmapur 4