Jigani Census Town, with population of about 17 thousand is Anekal sub district's the 3rd most populous census town located in Anekal sub district of Bangalore district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Jigani census town is 8 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2239 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Jigani Ward No 01 and the population of Jigani Ward No 01 is about 17 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Anekal which is 14 km far from here. Anekal is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 12 km. District head quarter of the census town is Bangalore which is 25 km away. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the census town and is 25 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 779.22 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39°C and minimum temperature goes down to 19°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 17 thousand people, among them 9990 (59%) are male and 7046 (41%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jigani census town is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 4437 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jigani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,036 14,036 2,480 520 2,101
Male 9,990 8,372 1,322 296 1,114
Female 7,046 5,664 1,158 224 987

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 692 in Muslims are 812 and in Christians are 887.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jigani

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 17,036 15,133 1,542 285 26 3 28 0 19
Male 9,990 8,945 851 151 16 2 17 0 8
Female 7,046 6,188 691 134 10 1 11 0 11

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 116.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7871. Female population growth rate of the census town is 108.9% which is -13.2% lower than male population growth rate of 122.1%. General caste population has increased by 118.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 106.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 120.3% and child population has increased by 105.8% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jigani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 116.4% 118.2% 106.2% 120.3% 105.8%
Male 122.1% 123.9% 112.2% 117.6% 113.4%
Female 108.9% 110.3% 99.7% 124% 97.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 705 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 677, in schedule caste is 876 and in schedule tribe is 757. There are 886 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 45 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 70 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jigani

Total General SC ST Child
Change -45 -43 -55 22 -70
2011 705 677 876 757 886
2001 750 720 931 735 956

Literacy

Total about 13 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 8093 are male and 4766 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jigani is 86%. 91% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jigani

Total Male Female
Change 8.1% 5.6% 11.3%
2011 86.1% 91.2% 78.7%
2001 78% 85.6% 67.4%

Workers profile

Jigani has 50% (8557) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 70% male and 22% female population are working population. 66% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jigani

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50.2% 46.5% 3.7% 49.8%
Male 70.5% 66.4% 4% 29.5%
Female 21.5% 18.3% 3.3% 78.5%