Jamalpur Community Development Block, with population of about 2.7 lakh is Barddhaman district's the most populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 121 villages in the sub district, among them Jaugram is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Ballabhbati is the least populous village with population of 286. Jaugram is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 9 km2 and Biswambharpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.7 lakh people, among them about 1.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (49%) are female. 49% of the whole population are from general caste, 36% are from schedule caste and 15% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jamalpur community development block is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 63 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jamalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 266,338 129,809 96,097 40,432 27,737
Male 134,529 66,360 48,254 19,915 13,991
Female 131,809 63,449 47,843 20,517 13,746

Most populated Villages in Jamalpur

Villages
Name Population
Jaugram 11421
Ajhapur 8502
Kulingram 7730
Ruppur 6866
Shura 6384
Nabagram 6298
Kalera 6236
Amra 6038
Selimabad 5491
Balarampur 5490

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 978 in Muslims are 986

Religion wise population 2011 - Jamalpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 266,338 215,401 44,866 321 44 33 7 5,257 409
Male 134,529 108,910 22,586 152 24 14 6 2,627 210
Female 131,809 106,491 22,280 169 20 19 1 2,630 199

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 9.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 10% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 8.9%. General caste population has increased by 6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 6.5% and child population has decreased by -13.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jamalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.4% 6% 15.8% 6.5% -13.9%
Male 8.9% 5.2% 15.7% 6% -15.1%
Female 10% 6.8% 15.9% 6.9% -12.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 980 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 956, in schedule caste is 991 and in schedule tribe is 1030. There are 982 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jamalpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 14 1 8 27
2011 980 956 991 1030 982
2001 970 942 990 1022 955

Villages with highest sex ratio in Jamalpur

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Faimpur 1463
Ballabhbati 1252
Reshalatpur 1168
Tilkuria 1134
Kora 1130
Gangarambati 1104
Keliri 1082
Basishtapur 1075
Hiranyagram 1068
Sajipur 1066

Literacy

Total about 1.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 97 thousand are male and about 80 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jamalpur is 74%. 81% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jamalpur

Total Male Female
Change 8.6% 6.1% 11.1%
2011 74.1% 80.6% 67.4%
2001 65.5% 74.5% 56.3%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Jamalpur

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Radhaballabbati 87
Chak Dighi 86
Dumo 85
Mathurapur 84
Haibatpur 84
Chouberia 83
Nandanpur 83
Haragobindapur 83
Shrikrishnapur 82
Daspur 82

Workers profile

Jamalpur has 44% (about 1.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 26% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jamalpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44.3% 33.2% 11.2% 55.7%
Male 62.5% 51.3% 11.2% 37.5%
Female 25.8% 14.7% 11.1% 74.2%

Biggest Villages in Jamalpur

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Jaugram 8.9
Kulingram 8
Ruppur 8
Kalera 7.2
Ajhapur 6.5
Abujhati 5.1
Sanchra 5
Chak Shanjadi 5
Nabagram 4.6
Dhuluk 4.6