Jhunjhunun District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Rajasthan) - Census 2011

Jhunjhunun district of Rajasthan has total population of 2,137,045 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,095,896 are males while 1,041,149 are females. In 2011 there were total 384,197 families residing in Jhunjhunun district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jhunjhunun district is 950.

Jhunjhunun district, Rajasthan

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 22.9% people lives in Urban areas while 77.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76.5% while that in the rural areas is 73.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jhunjhunun district is 932 while that of Rural areas is 956.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jhunjhunun district is 288470 which is 13% of the total population. There are 157062 male children and 131408 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jhunjhunun is 837 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (950) of Jhunjhunun district.

The total literacy rate of Jhunjhunun district is 74.13%. The male literacy rate is 74.44% and the female literacy rate is 53.26% in Jhunjhunun district.

Population
2,137,045
Literacy
74.13%
Sex Ratio
950

To facilitate the administration, Jhunjhunun district is further divided into 6 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Jhunjhunun Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 288,470 157,062 131,408
Literacy 74.13% 74.44% 53.26%
Scheduled Caste 360,709 185,879 174,830
Scheduled Tribe 41,629 21,380 20,249
Illiterate 766,685 280,062 486,623

Caste-wise Population - Jhunjhunun district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.9% of total population in Jhunjhunun district of Rajasthan.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 360,709 185,879 174,830
Schedule Tribe 41,629 21,380 20,249

Religion-wise Population - Jhunjhunun district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,905,682 (89.17%) 981,147 924,535
Muslim 228,178 (10.68%) 113,005 115,173
Christian 1,004 (0.05%) 525 479
Sikh 275 (0.01%) 153 122
Buddhist 56 (0%) 30 26
Jain 548 (0.03%) 315 233
Other Religion 85 (0%) 43 42
No Religion Specified 1,217 (0.06%) 678 539

Literacy Rate - Jhunjhunun district

The total literacy rate of Jhunjhunun district was 74.13% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 66.11% of Rajasthan. Population-wise, out of total 1,370,360 literates, males were 815,834 while females were 554,526. Also the male literacy rate was 86.9% and the female literacy rate was 60.95% in Jhunjhunun district.

  Jhunjhunun district Rajasthan
Female 60.95% 52.12%
Male 86.9% 79.19%
Total 74.13% 66.11%

Sex Ratio - Jhunjhunun district

The Sex Ratio of Jhunjhunun district is 950 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 950 females in Jhunjhunun district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 837 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 950 ) of Jhunjhunun district.


Population Density - Jhunjhunun district

The total area of Jhunjhunun district is 5,928 km2. Thus the density of Jhunjhunun district is 361 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 269 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,659 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Jhunjhunun district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jhunjhunun, 22.89% people lived in urban regions while 77.11% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 489,079 out of which 253,178 were males while remaining 235,901 were females. In rural areas of Jhunjhunun, male population was 842,718 while female population was 805,248.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jhunjhunun was 932 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jhunjhunun was 854 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jhunjhunun were 65,951 which is 13.48% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jhunjhunun was 956 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jhunjhunun was 832 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Jhunjhunun for urban regions was 76.53 percent in which males were 87.39% literate while female literacy stood at 65.03%. The total literate population of Jhunjhunun was 1,370,360. Similarly in rural areas of Jhunjhunun, the average literacy rate was 73.42 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 86.75% and 59.77% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jhunjhunun were 1,046,549.

Rural Urban
Population % 77.11% 22.89%
Total population 1,647,966 489,079
Male population 842,718 253,178
Female population 805,248 235,901
Sex ratio 956 932
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 832 854
Child population 222,519 65,951
Literates 1,046,549 323,811
Average literacy 73.42% 76.53%
Male literacy 86.75% 87.39%
Female literacy 59.77% 65.03%

Child Population - Jhunjhunun district

According to Census 2011, there were 288,470 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jhunjhunun district. Out of which 157,062 were male while 131,408 were female.


Working Population - Jhunjhunun district

In Jhunjhunun district out of total population, 894,649 were engaged in work activities. 66.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 894,649 workers engaged in Main Work, 295,411 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 34,464 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 592,813 444,111 148,702
Cultivators 295,411 191,789 103,622
Agriculture Labourer 34,464 26,672 7,792
Household Industries 10,695 8,333 2,362
Other Workers 252,243 217,317 34,926
Marginal Workers 301,836 97,281 204,555
Non Working 1,242,396 554,504 687,892

Jhunjhunun district Map


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