Jiribam Municipal Council


 Demography 

Growth of Population

The population of Jiribam town is increasing very rapidly. In 1951 the present town was only the seat of SDCs office and its population was only 668. In 1961 when the SDCs office of Jiribam was upgraded as Sub-divisional headquarter, its population rose to 1,458. The decadal population variation at Jiribam town during 1951-61 was 118.26%. The population of the town further rose to

3,518 in 1971 with a decadal variation of 141.28%. Jiri bazar, the then Sub-divisional Headquarter was given a status of town by declaring it as notified area in 1973. The population of the town further increased to 4,392 in 1981, 5946 in 1991 and 6423 in 2001. A recent House hold survey of Jiribam Municipal Council in 2006 gives the population figure of 7257.


Density

             The gross density of Jiribam town was 1099 persons per Sq.km in 1971. The density of population rose to 2007 persons per Sq.km in 2001. The projected figure for 2031 is 4,308 persons per Sq.km.

The year wise distribution of population in Jiribam and their relative density of population is indicated in the table below.

 POPULATION DENSITY

 

Year

Population

Density

(persons/ SqKm)

1971

3,518

1,099

1981

4,392

1,372

1991

5,946

1,858

2001

6,423

2,007

2006*

7,257

2,267

2011**

8,251

2,578

2021**

10,770

3,367

2031**

13,786

4,308

Source: Census of India 1971 to 2001;

*Household Survey, 2006  by JMC; ** Projected Figures. 

Sex Ratio: 

Sex  ratio  is generallexpressed  as the total number  of females  per 1000  of males  in a particular  locality.  It  is  influenced  bmany  factors  like  work  participation,  immigration  and migration, etc. The sex ratio in the town gradually increased from 917 in 1971 to 1,042 females pe1000 males in 2001 as shown in the Table below. However, there is a marginal decline in the seratio to 1,034 females per 1000 males in the Household survey conducted by the Jiribam MunicipaCouncil in 2006.

 

Year

Male

Female

SexRatio

1971

1,835

1,683

917

1981

2,290

2,102

918

1991

3,079

2,867

931

2001

3,147

3,278

1,042

2006*

3,567

3,690

1,034

 

Source: Census of India 1971 to 2001;

*Household Survey by JMC;

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