Jaynagar Mazilpur Municipality, with population of about 26 thousand is South Twenty Four Parganas district's the least populous municipality located in South Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Jaynagar Mazilpur municipality is 6 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the district. Population density of the city is 4431 persons per km2. There are 14 wards in the city, among them Jaynagar Mazilpur Ward No 06 is the most populous ward with population of 2556 and Jaynagar Mazilpur Ward No 14 is the least populous ward with population of 1123.

Nearest railway station is Joynagar which is within the city. Baruipur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 25 km. District head quarter of the city is Alipore which is 52 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the city and is 60 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1412 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 13°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 26 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (51%) are male and about 13 thousand (49%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jaynagar Mazilpur municipality is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 6036 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jaynagar Mazilpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25,922 21,068 4,830 24 2,277
Male 13,234 10,705 2,515 14 1,172
Female 12,688 10,363 2,315 10 1,105

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 968 in Muslims are 918.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jaynagar Mazilpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 25,922 21,084 4,726 45 10 6 4 1 46
Male 13,234 10,715 2,464 22 4 5 0 0 24
Female 12,688 10,369 2,262 23 6 1 4 1 22

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 11.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 23 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 12.4% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of 10.1%. General caste population has increased by 10.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -17.2% and child population has decreased by -1.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jaynagar Mazilpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.2% 10.7% 13.6% -17.2% -1.1%
Male 10.1% 9.2% 14.2% -6.7% -3.8%
Female 12.4% 12.3% 13.1% -28.6% 1.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 968, in schedule caste is 920 and in schedule tribe is 714. There are 943 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 52 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jaynagar Mazilpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 20 27 -9 -219 52
2011 959 968 920 714 943
2001 939 941 929 933 891

Literacy

Total about 21 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 9806 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jaynagar Mazilpur is 88%. 92% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jaynagar Mazilpur

Total Male Female
Change 4.3% 1.7% 7.1%
2011 88.4% 92% 84.7%
2001 84.1% 90.3% 77.6%

Workers profile

Jaynagar Mazilpur has 35% (9074) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 13% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jaynagar Mazilpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35% 28.2% 6.8% 65%
Male 55.8% 47% 8.8% 44.2%
Female 13.3% 8.5% 4.8% 86.7%