Jaynagar - II Community Development Block, with population of about 2.5 lakh is South Twenty Four Parganas district's the 11th most populous sub district, located in South Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 47 villages in the sub district, among them Gordoani is the most populous village with population of about 21 thousand and Uttar Garankati is the least populous village with population of 160. Radhaballabhpur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 12 km2 and Bagbaria Narayanpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 census towns in the sub district, those are - Nimpith and Tulshighata Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.5 lakh people, among them about 1.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.2 lakh (49%) are female. 66% of the whole population are from general caste, 34% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jaynagar - II community development block is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 50 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 95% (about 2.4 lakh) live in Jaynagar - II Sub District rural part and 5% (about 12 thousand) population live in the Jaynagar - II Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jaynagar - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 252,164 165,531 85,587 1,046 38,872
Male 128,858 84,418 43,887 553 19,656
Female 123,306 81,113 41,700 493 19,216

Most populated Villages and Cities in Jaynagar - II

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Gordoani 20984 Nimpith 8014
Mayahauri 19604 Tulshighata 4366
Manirtala 17711
Sonatikri 15536
Radhaballabhpur 14884
Chuprijhara 11738
Khaiyamara 10804
Nalgora 10373
Rupnagar 8561
Bhubankhali 6949

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 52% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 47% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 967 in Hindus are 947.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jaynagar - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 252,164 118,591 131,704 1,381 49 13 13 1 412
Male 128,858 60,917 66,957 736 16 3 10 0 219
Female 123,306 57,674 64,747 645 33 10 3 1 193

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 20.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 22.3% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 19%. General caste population has increased by 26%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 7.4% and child population has increased by 1.1% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.6% 26% 11.5% 7.4% 1.1%
Male 19% 24.3% 10.1% 3% 0%
Female 22.3% 27.7% 13% 12.8% 2.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 961, in schedule caste is 950 and in schedule tribe is 892. There are 978 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jaynagar - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 26 26 24 78 21
2011 957 961 950 892 978
2001 931 935 926 814 957

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Jaynagar - II

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bijaynagar 1073 Nimpith 970
Uttar Garankati 1051 Tulshighata 946
Kalikapur 1038
Paschim Tentulbaria 1025
Mahishghat 999
Karibaria 996
Napukuria 986
Kamalpur 984
Paschim Raghunathpur 977
Mayda 975

Literacy

Total about 1.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 85 thousand are male and about 64 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jaynagar - II is 70%. 77% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jaynagar - II

Total Male Female
Change 10.5% 5.4% 16.1%
2011 69.7% 77.5% 61.5%
2001 59.2% 72.1% 45.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Jaynagar - II

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Khania Sahazadapur 83 Tulshighata 84
Ghoser Chak 82 Nimpith 80
Banamalipur (P) 82
Srirampur 81
Sahajadapur 79
Napukuria 78
Mallar Chak 77
Gangapur 76
Uttar Garankati 76
Taltala 75

Workers profile

Jaynagar - II has 37% (about 93 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 19% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jaynagar - II

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37% 21.9% 15.1% 63%
Male 53.9% 36.9% 16.9% 46.1%
Female 19.3% 6.2% 13.1% 80.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Jaynagar - II

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Radhaballabhpur 12.2 Tulshighata 2.5
Manirtala 10.2 Nimpith 2
Mayahauri 9.4
Gordoani 9.2
Taranagar 7.2
Rupnagar 7
Beladurganagar 6.9
Karibaria 6.3
Khaiyamara 4.2
Dashra Bhagabanpur (P) 4.2