Jaynagar - I Community Development Block, with population of about 2.6 lakh is South Twenty Four Parganas district's the 9th most populous sub district, located in South Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 65 villages in the sub district, among them Kamaria is the most populous village with population of about 27 thousand and Ganganarayanpur is the least populous village with population of 123. Kamaria is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 13 km2 and Purba Chak Panchghara is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 6 census towns in the sub district, those are - Baharu, Uttarparanij, Kalikapur Barasat, Alipur and Uttar Durgapur Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.6 lakh people, among them about 1.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (49%) are female. 61% of the whole population are from general caste, 39% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jaynagar - I community development block is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 56 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 82% (about 2.2 lakh) live in Jaynagar - I Sub District rural part and 18% (about 46 thousand) population live in the Jaynagar - I Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jaynagar - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 263,151 160,426 102,645 80 36,293
Male 134,966 81,982 52,940 44 18,566
Female 128,185 78,444 49,705 36 17,727

Most populated Villages and Cities in Jaynagar - I

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kamaria 26575 Baharu 16155
Tilpi 13350 Uttarparanij 6810
Bantra 12508 Kalikapur Barasat 6104
Purba Gabberia 12283 Alipur 5937
Rajpur Korabag 7142 Uttar Durgapur 5723
Jangalia 6366 Raynagar 5593
Tajpur Fatepur (P) 6156
Charaghata 5837
Padmerhat 5184
Srikrishnanagar 5064

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 53% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 47% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 941 in Muslims are 959.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jaynagar - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 263,151 138,544 123,307 555 62 38 21 3 621
Male 134,966 71,373 62,957 268 31 16 10 2 309
Female 128,185 67,171 60,350 287 31 22 11 1 312

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 20.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 21.2% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of 19.1%. General caste population has increased by 24.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -44.8% and child population has increased by 3.4% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.1% 24.2% 14.4% -44.8% 3.4%
Male 19.1% 23.3% 13.2% -40.5% 3.9%
Female 21.2% 25.1% 15.7% -49.3% 2.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 950 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 939 and in schedule tribe is 818. There are 955 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jaynagar - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 14 20 -141 -10
2011 950 957 939 818 955
2001 933 943 919 959 965

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Jaynagar - I

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Purba Chak Panchghara 1082 Alipur 1021
Rajapur 1014 Raynagar 990
Manik Nagar 1009 Kalikapur Barasat 967
Ajodhya Nagar 994 Uttarparanij 951
Uttar Arunnagar 994 Uttar Durgapur 949
Ramkrishnapur 990 Baharu 942
Santipur 986
Paschim Shyamnagar 984
Joynagar (P) 980
Mukundapur 976

Literacy

Total about 1.7 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 93 thousand are male and about 73 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jaynagar - I is 73%. 80% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jaynagar - I

Total Male Female
Change 7.4% 3.0% 12.3%
2011 73.2% 80.1% 65.9%
2001 65.8% 77.1% 53.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Jaynagar - I

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Beladanga 90 Kalikapur Barasat 89
Sarberia 90 Uttar Durgapur 84
Narayani Tala 89 Baharu 79
Belechandi 86 Uttarparanij 73
Khatsara 86 Raynagar 72
Kismat Goalberia 86 Alipur 67
Sripur 85
Kashimpur Gangaghata 85
Mastikari 85
Ramnarayanpur (P) 84

Workers profile

Jaynagar - I has 34% (about 89 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 13% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jaynagar - I

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.9% 23.8% 10.1% 66.1%
Male 53.8% 39.9% 13.9% 46.2%
Female 13% 6.9% 6.1% 87%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Jaynagar - I

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kamaria 13 Baharu 4.7
Purba Gabberia 8.3 Uttarparanij 2.8
Purba Bantra 8.1 Alipur 1.5
Tilpi 7.9 Kalikapur Barasat 1.4
Bantra 7.2 Uttar Durgapur 1.1
Charaghata 5.8 Raynagar 1
Rajpur Korabag 4.6
Gobindapur 4.3
Nandanpur 3.4
Arunnagar Dakshin 2.5