Jaynagar - II Block Profile

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Block Area :- 186.2 sq. km.

Jaynagar - II Block of South Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 252,164 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 128,858 are males while 123,306 are females. In 2011 there were total 50,413 families residing in Jaynagar - II Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Jaynagar - II Block is 957.

Population Literacy Sex Ratio
252,164 69.71% 957

Jaynagar - II Block Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Jaynagar - II Block.

    Total Male Female
1 Children (Age 0-6) 38,872 19,656 19,216
2 Literacy 69.71% 65.66% 51.96%
3 Scheduled Caste 85,587 43,887 41,700
4 Scheduled Tribe 1,046 553 493
5 Illiterate 103,488 44,246 59,242

Caste-wise Population - Jaynagar - II Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Jaynagar - II Block .

    Total Male Female
1 Schedule Caste 85,587 43,887 41,700
2 Schedule Tribe 1,046 553 493

Religion-wise Population - Jaynagar - II Block

  Religion Total Male Female
1 Hindu 118,591 (47.03%) 60,917 57,674
2 Muslim 131,704 (52.23%) 66,957 64,747
3 Christian 1,381 (0.55%) 736 645
4 Sikh 49 (0.02%) 16 33
5 Buddhist 13 (0.01%) 3 10
6 Jain 13 (0.01%) 10 3
7 Other Religion 1 (0%) 0 1
8 No Religion Specified 412 (0.16%) 219 193

Literacy Rate - Jaynagar - II Block

Average literacy rate of Jaynagar - II Block in 2011 were 69.71% in which, male and female literacy were 77.48% and 61.55% respectively. Total literate in Jaynagar - II Block were 148,676 of which male and female were 84,612 and 64,064 respectively.

Sex Ratio - Jaynagar - II Block

The Sex Ratio of Jaynagar - II Block is 957. Thus for every 1000 men there were 957 females in Jaynagar - II Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ratio was 978 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 957 ) of Jaynagar - II Block.

Child Population - Jaynagar - II Block

According to Census 2011, there were 38,872 children between ages 0 to 6 years in Jaynagar - II Block. Out of which 38,872 were male while 38,872 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Jaynagar - II Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,763 families under Jaynagar - II Block living in urban areas while 2,763 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 4.9% of total population of Jaynagar - II Block lives in Urban areas while 95.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,139 while that in rural region is 37,733.

    Total Urban Rural
1 Population 252,164 12,380 239,784
2 Children (0 - 6 years) 38,872 1,139 37,733
3 Schedule Caste 85,587 3,284 82,303
4 Schedule Tribe 1,046 2 1,044
5 Literacy 69.71% 81.43% 69.05%
6 Sex Ratio 957 961 957

Working Population - Jaynagar - II Block

In Jaynagar - II Block out of total population, 93,240 were engaged in work activities. 59.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. of 93,240 workers engaged in Main Work, 11,826 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 15,802 were Agricultural labourer.

    Total Male Female
1 Main Workers 55,200 47,608 7,592
2 Cultivators 11,826 10,883 943
3 Agriculture Labourer 15,802 14,740 1,062
4 Household Industries 5,226 3,001 2,225
5 Other Workers 22,346 18,984 3,362
6 Marginal Workers 38,040 21,831 16,209
7 Non Working 158,924 59,419 99,505

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