Jalna District Rural Part, with population of about 15.8 lakh is Maharashtra's the 18th least rural populous district, located in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Jalna district rural part is 7612 km2 and it is the 17th smallest rural district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 208 persons per km2. There are 8 sub districts in the district, among them Bhokardan Rural is the most populous sub district with rural population of about 2.9 lakh and Partur Rural is the least populous sub district with rural population of about 1.4 lakh.

There are 4 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Jalna, Partur, Ambad and Bhokardan Municipal Councils.

Demographics

The district is home to about 15.8 lakh people, among them about 8.2 lakh (52%) are male and about 7.6 lakh (48%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jalna district rural part is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 3.2 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Rural population density of Jalna district rural part is 208 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jalna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,581,617 1,319,396 226,345 35,876 234,903
Male 817,279 682,987 115,749 18,543 126,180
Female 764,338 636,409 110,596 17,333 108,723

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 8% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 933 in Muslims are 945 and in Buddhists are 943.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jalna

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,581,617 1,279,298 163,998 4,344 748 127,475 3,480 146 2,128
Male 817,279 661,696 84,339 2,223 366 65,601 1,818 83 1,153
Female 764,338 617,602 79,659 2,121 382 61,874 1,662 63 975

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 21.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 19.9% which is -2.5% lower than male population growth rate of 22.4%. General caste population has increased by 17.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 47.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 35% and child population has increased by 10.4% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jalna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.2% 17.2% 47.8% 35% 10.4%
Male 22.4% 18.6% 48.5% 37.1% 12.8%
Female 19.9% 15.8% 47% 32.7% 7.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 935 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 932, in schedule caste is 955 and in schedule tribe is 935. There are 862 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has decreased by 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jalna

Total General SC ST Child
Change -20 -22 -10 -30 -40
2011 935 932 955 935 862
2001 955 954 965 965 902

Literacy

Total about 9.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 5.5 lakh are male and about 3.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jalna is 69%. 80% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jalna

Total Male Female
Change 7.9% 2.9% 12.9%
2011 69.2% 80.3% 57.5%
2001 61.3% 77.4% 44.6%

Workers profile

Jalna has 51% (about 8.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 47% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 41% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jalna

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50.9% 46.5% 4.4% 49.1%
Male 54.8% 51.5% 3.2% 45.2%
Female 46.8% 41.2% 5.6% 53.2%