Jamui District Population, Bihar - Census India 2011

Jamui is one of district of Bihar in India. There are 10 Taluks, 1,503 villages and 5 towns in Jamui district.

As per the Census India 2011, Jamui district has 3,07,082 households, population of 17,60,405 of which 9,16,064 are males and 8,44,341 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 3,24,513 which is 18.43% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Jamui district is around 922 compared to 918 which is average of Bihar state. The literacy rate of Jamui district is 48.77% out of which 58.33% males are literate and 38.4% females are literate. The total area of Jamui is 3,098 sq.km with population density of 568 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 91.74% of population lives in Urban area and 8.26% lives in Rural area. There are 17.19% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 4.48% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Jamui district.

Jamui Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total17,60,405100%
Hindu15,25,74686.67%
Muslim2,17,62112.36%
Christian8,4430.48%
Religion not stated4,7490.27%
Other religions and persuasions3,4380.2%
Sikh1620.01%
Buddhist1590.01%
Jain870%

Jamui Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)47.963,050.04
Number of households24,8772,82,205
Total Population1,45,33316,15,072
Population (%)52.49%48%
Male Population76,2888,39,776
Female Population69,0457,75,296
Sex Ratio905923
Literacy (%)62.81%47.51%

List of Taluks in Jamui

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Jamui district, Bihar
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Jhajha2,67,504477.95560924
Khaira2,35,761547.87430914
Chakai2,35,188826.19285915
Jamui2,32,114175.771321914
Sono2,10,445299.75702939
Sikandra1,48,71197.191530937
Islamnagar Aliganj1,36,768171.71797929
Lakshmipur1,24,149183.21678919
Barhat92,207243379915
Gidhaur77,55875.361029905

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Jamui Population Facts

Number of Households3,07,082
Population17,60,405
Male Population9,16,064 (52.04%)
Female Population8,44,341 (47.96%)
Children Population3,24,513
Area3,098 km2
Population density/km2568
Sex-ratio922
Literacy48.77%
Male Literacy58.33%
Female Literacy38.4%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %4.48%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %17.19%

Map of Jamui, Bihar