Jamuria Community Development Block, with population of about 1.2 lakh is Paschim Barddhaman district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Paschim Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 38 villages in the sub district, among them Churulia is the most populous village with population of 8173 and Bamanband is the least populous village with population of 9. Churulia is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Bamanband is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 7 census towns in the sub district, those are - Kenda, Parasia, Chinchuria, Kunustara and Topsi Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 65 thousand (52%) are male and about 59 thousand (48%) are female. 61% of the whole population are from general caste, 31% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jamuria community development block is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 26 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 61% (about 75 thousand) live in Jamuria Sub District rural part and 39% (about 48 thousand) population live in the Jamuria Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jamuria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 123,176 75,111 37,793 10,272 15,141
Male 64,578 39,923 19,391 5,264 7,904
Female 58,598 35,188 18,402 5,008 7,237

Most populated Villages and Cities in Jamuria

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Churulia 8173 Kenda 15731
Hijalgora 5304 Parasia 8894
Semalya 3395 Chinchuria 6617
Taltore 3299 Kunustara 5127
Dobrana 3245 Topsi 4329
Dhasla 3056 Kendra Khottamdi 3875
Bhuri 2965 Nimsa 3459
Jote Janaki 2956
Chhatrish Ganda 2894
Birkulti 2862

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 909 in Muslims are 899.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jamuria

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 123,176 108,613 13,804 121 145 4 7 106 376
Male 64,578 56,910 7,268 62 75 1 5 54 203
Female 58,598 51,703 6,536 59 70 3 2 52 173

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 9.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 10.5% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 7.9%. General caste population has increased by 6.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14.8% and child population has decreased by -0.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jamuria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.1% 6.1% 14% 14.8% -0.8%
Male 7.9% 5.2% 12.2% 13.5% -0.1%
Female 10.5% 7.1% 16% 16.3% -1.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 907 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 881, in schedule caste is 949 and in schedule tribe is 951. There are 916 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jamuria

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 15 31 23 -14
2011 907 881 949 951 916
2001 886 866 918 928 930

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Jamuria

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Madhudanga 1008 Kendra Khottamdi 976
Chak Dola 1002 Topsi 925
Desher Mohan 975 Chinchuria 914
Dobrana 967 Nimsa 908
Madantor 952 Kunustara 885
Kumardiha 950 Kenda 882
Shankheri 946 Parasia 855
Churulia 945
Chhatrish Ganda 945
Bhuri 939

Literacy

Total about 75 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 45 thousand are male and about 30 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jamuria is 69%. 79% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jamuria

Total Male Female
Change 2.1% 0.3% 4.5%
2011 69.4% 79.4% 58.4%
2001 67.3% 79.1% 53.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Jamuria

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Rakhakura 80 Chinchuria 76
Bamanband 78 Kunustara 76
Bijaynagar 77 Kenda 74
Bagdiha 77 Topsi 72
Dahuka 76 Nimsa 68
Chichurbil 75 Parasia 67
Baguli 74 Kendra Khottamdi 64
Chak Dola 73
Sattar 72
Hijalgora 72

Workers profile

Jamuria has 33% (about 41 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 12% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jamuria

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.4% 22.5% 10.9% 66.6%
Male 53% 38% 15% 47%
Female 11.8% 5.3% 6.5% 88.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Jamuria

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Churulia 10.4 Kenda 8
Hijalgora 8.7 Chinchuria 7.5
Taltore 6.6 Parasia 4.5
Birkulti 6.5 Nimsa 4
Madantor 6.2 Kunustara 3.2
Darbardanga 5.4 Topsi 2.2
Bhuri 5.1
Sidhpur 5.1
Semalya 5
Chichurbil 4.9