Jaynagar 2 is a Block positioned in South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal. Located in urban part of West Bengal, it is one of the 29 blocks of South 24 Parganas district. According to the administration records, the block number of Jaynagar 2 is 279. The block has 49 villages and there are total 50413 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Jaynagar 2's population is 252164. Out of this, 128858 are males while the females count 123306 here. This block has 38872 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 19656 are boys and 19216 are girls.
Literacy rate in Jaynagar 2 block is 58%. 148676 out of total 252164 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 65% as 84612 males out of total 128858 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 51% as 64064 out of total 123306 females are literate in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Jaynagar 2 block is 41%. Here 103488 out of total 252164 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 34% as 44246 males out of total 128858 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 48% and 59242 out of total 123306 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Jaynagar 2 block is 93240 still 158924 are non-working. And out of 93240 occupied people 11826 persons are completely dependent on cultivation.