Jamui District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Bihar) - Census 2011

Jamui district of Bihar has total population of 1,760,405 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 916,064 are males while 844,341 are females. In 2011 there were total 307,082 families residing in Jamui district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jamui district is 922.

Jamui district, Bihar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.3% people lives in Urban areas while 91.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 74.9% while that in the rural areas is 58.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jamui district is 905 while that of Rural areas is 923.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jamui district is 324513 which is 18% of the total population. There are 165945 male children and 158568 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jamui is 956 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (922) of Jamui district.

The total literacy rate of Jamui district is 59.79%. The male literacy rate is 58.33% and the female literacy rate is 38.4% in Jamui district.

Population
1,760,405
Literacy
59.79%
Sex Ratio
922

To facilitate the administration, Jamui district is further divided into 10 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Jamui Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Jamui district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 324,513 165,945 158,568
Literacy 59.79% 58.33% 38.4%
Scheduled Caste 302,649 155,849 146,800
Scheduled Tribe 78,793 40,185 38,608
Illiterate 901,817 381,679 520,138

Caste-wise Population - Jamui district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.5% of total population in Jamui district of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 302,649 155,849 146,800
Schedule Tribe 78,793 40,185 38,608

Religion-wise Population - Jamui district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,525,746 (86.67%) 795,023 730,723
Muslim 217,621 (12.36%) 112,304 105,317
Christian 8,443 (0.48%) 4,351 4,092
Sikh 162 (0.01%) 87 75
Buddhist 159 (0.01%) 79 80
Jain 87 (0%) 47 40
Other Religion 3,438 (0.2%) 1,751 1,687
No Religion Specified 4,749 (0.27%) 2,422 2,327

Literacy Rate - Jamui district

The total literacy rate of Jamui district was 59.79% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 61.8% of Bihar. Population-wise, out of total 858,588 literates, males were 534,385 while females were 324,203. Also the male literacy rate was 71.24% and the female literacy rate was 47.28% in Jamui district.

  Jamui district Bihar
Female 47.28% 51.5%
Male 71.24% 71.2%
Total 59.79% 61.8%

Sex Ratio - Jamui district

The Sex Ratio of Jamui district is 922 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 922 females in Jamui district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 956 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 922 ) of Jamui district.


Population Density - Jamui district

The total area of Jamui district is 3,098 km2. Thus the density of Jamui district is 568 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 48 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,050 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Jamui district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jamui, 8.26% people lived in urban regions while 91.74% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 145,333 out of which 76,288 were males while remaining 69,045 were females. In rural areas of Jamui, male population was 839,776 while female population was 775,296.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jamui was 905 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jamui was 936 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jamui were 23,389 which is 16.09% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jamui was 923 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jamui was 957 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Jamui for urban regions was 74.85 percent in which males were 82.86% literate while female literacy stood at 65.95%. The total literate population of Jamui was 858,588. Similarly in rural areas of Jamui, the average literacy rate was 58.4 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 70.15% and 45.56% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jamui were 767,311.

Rural Urban
Population % 91.74% 8.26%
Total population 1,615,072 145,333
Male population 839,776 76,288
Female population 775,296 69,045
Sex ratio 923 905
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 957 936
Child population 301,124 23,389
Literates 767,311 91,277
Average literacy 58.4% 74.85%
Male literacy 70.15% 82.86%
Female literacy 45.56% 65.95%

Child Population - Jamui district

According to Census 2011, there were 324,513 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jamui district. Out of which 165,945 were male while 158,568 were female.


Working Population - Jamui district

In Jamui district out of total population, 727,571 were engaged in work activities. 61.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 38.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 727,571 workers engaged in Main Work, 111,049 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 179,628 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 445,352 308,268 137,084
Cultivators 111,049 90,490 20,559
Agriculture Labourer 179,628 132,453 47,175
Household Industries 61,946 16,421 45,525
Other Workers 92,729 68,904 23,825
Marginal Workers 282,219 144,020 138,199
Non Working 1,032,834 463,776 569,058

Jamui district Map


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