Jhunjhunun Tahsil, with population of about 5.4 lakh is Jhunjhunun district's the most populous sub district, located in Jhunjhunun district of the state Rajasthan in India. There are 271 villages in the sub district, among them Gangiyasar is the most populous village with population of 5806 and Barwa Ki Dhan is the least populous village with population of 70. Tanee is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 29 km2 and Utrasar Manpura is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 7 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Jhunjhunun (M Cl) Municipal Council; Mandawa (M), Bissau (M) and Baggar (M) Municipalities Malsisar (CT), Islampur (CT) and Nooan (CT) Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 5.4 lakh people, among them about 2.7 lakh (50%) are male and about 2.7 lakh (50%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jhunjhunun tahsil is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 96 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 61% (about 3.3 lakh) live in Jhunjhunun Sub District rural part and 39% (about 2.1 lakh) population live in the Jhunjhunun Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jhunjhunun

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 538,174 429,437 97,923 10,814 73,427
Male 271,670 215,989 50,151 5,530 39,469
Female 266,504 213,448 47,772 5,284 33,958

Most populated Villages and Cities in Jhunjhunun

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Gangiyasar 5806 Jhunjhunun (M Cl) 118473
Tamkor 5782 Mandawa (M) 23335
Alsisar 5242 Bissau (M) 23227
Mahansar 5148 Baggar (M) 14238
Tanee 5142 Malsisar (CT) 13719
Bhadunda Kalan 4873 Islampur (CT) 10247
Churi Chatarpura 4657 Nooan (CT) 6049
Niradhanu 4272
Bakra 4185
Budana 4034

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 77% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 23% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 967 in Muslims are 1028.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jhunjhunun

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 538,174 411,871 125,223 315 31 18 261 17 438
Male 271,670 209,346 61,752 164 19 10 135 8 236
Female 266,504 202,525 63,471 151 12 8 126 9 202

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13.5% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 10.8%. General caste population has increased by 11.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 12.1% and child population has decreased by -12.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jhunjhunun

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.1% 11.4% 15.6% 12.1% -12.8%
Male 10.8% 10% 14.2% 11.5% -12.9%
Female 13.5% 12.7% 17.1% 12.8% -12.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 981 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 988, in schedule caste is 953 and in schedule tribe is 956. There are 860 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jhunjhunun

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 23 24 12 2
2011 981 988 953 956 860
2001 958 965 929 944 858

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Jhunjhunun

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bas Daulat Khan 1377 Nooan (CT) 1050
Bas Kaliyasar 1333 Malsisar (CT) 1020
Kisari 1290 Mandawa (M) 998
Barwa Ki Dhan 1258 Islampur (CT) 996
Kayampura 1255 Bissau (M) 977
Govindpura 1250 Baggar (M) 949
Chak Nyola 1212 Jhunjhunun (M Cl) 925
Anandpura 1198
Dhani Patoda 1188
Hanutpura 1186

Literacy

Total about 3.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2 lakh are male and about 1.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jhunjhunun is 74%. 87% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jhunjhunun

Total Male Female
Change 0.1% -0.2% 0.5%
2011 74.1% 86.7% 61.4%
2001 74% 86.9% 60.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Jhunjhunun

Workers profile

Jhunjhunun has 40% (about 2.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 31% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jhunjhunun

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.8% 28.2% 11.6% 60.2%
Male 48.6% 40.7% 7.8% 51.4%
Female 30.8% 15.3% 15.5% 69.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Jhunjhunun

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Tanee 29.1 Jhunjhunun (M Cl) 50
Niradhanu 28.8 Malsisar (CT) 20
Dabri Dheersingh 18.5 Bissau (M) 16
Bhadunda Kalan 18.2 Islampur (CT) 14
Gangiyasar 17.2 Baggar (M) 12
Alsisar 16.4 Nooan (CT) 6.3
Bakra 16.3 Mandawa (M) 2
Tamkor 14.9
Lootoo 13.8
Mahansar 13.6