- As of 2011 India census, the Jamshedpur city proper has a population of 7, 25,623. The Jamshedpur Urban Agglomeration (UA) had a population of 13, 37,131 in 2011. It is designated as a Million plus Urban agglomeration as per Govt terminology. Males constitute 52.1% of the population and females 47.9%. Tribals constitute around 28% of the population. Jamshedpur has an average literacy rate of 85.94%, higher than the national average of 74%. In Jamshedpur, 11.5% of the population is under 6 years of age.
- The conversational language is Hindi, though the city itself is cosmopolitan in nature.
- Jamshedpur is the first planned industrial city of India, founded by the late Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata. It is also known as Steel City, TataNagar or simply Tata.
- Jamshedpur was declared the 7th cleanest city of India for the year 2010 according to survey by the Government of India.
- It has been predicted as the 84th fastest growing city in the world for the timeframe 2006–2020.
- Jamshedpur is consider as house of companies like Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Power, Lafarge Cement, Telcon, BOC Gases, Tata Technologies Limited, Praxair, TCE, TCS, Tinplate and many more.
- It is home to one of the largest industrial zones of India known as Adityapur which houses more than 1,200 small and medium scale industries.
- The other statistical details of Jamshedpur are as per following:
||149.23 sq. km.
|Altitude (at Tatanagar)
||159 mtrs. above mean sea level
||933 mtrs. above mean sea level
|Distance from Ranchi
||128.4 km (Road)
|Distance from Kolkata
||281.8 km (Road)
|Total Average Rainfall
|Number of Schools by JUSCO
|Number of School Children
|Number of Colleges run by JUSCO
|Roads maintained by JUSCO
|Sewer lines maintained by JUSCO
|Water Mains maintained by JUSCO
|Drains maintained by JUSCO
||358 (storm water drains)
|Small and large parks
||17 maintained by JUSCO
|JUSCO (Jamshedpur Utilities and Services Co. Ltd.) maintains the civic amenities and facilities in Jamshedpur
Other Famous Personalities who belongs to Jamshedpur are :
- Miss India World 2000; Miss World 2000 and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra was born here.
- Popular Indian cine star R. Madhavan was born & brought up in Jamshedpur.
- Miss India Universe 2004 & Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta was born & raised here.
- Popular Indian TV star Simone Singh was born and brought up in Jamshedpur to Sikh-Bengali parents.
- Imtiaz Ali, a young & upcoming Film Director (his works include Socha Na Tha and Jab We Met) born in Jamshedpur.
- Indian Cricketers Saurabh Tiwary and Varun Aaron belongs to Jamshedpur.
- Pratyusha Banerjee, Indian television actress playing 'Anandi' in Balika Vadhu was born and brought up in Jamshedpur.
- Rajit Gadh, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles.
- Mahesh Aney, an alumnus of Loyola School, Class of 1971 (ISC) was conferred the National Award for Cinematography for the film Swades.
- Abhinav Kumar, first ranker in the IIT-JEE in 1998 and currently assistant professor at MIT and with Ph.D. from Harvard University.
- Environmentalist Ajit Kumar Singh, born and brought up in Jamshedpur, working for Nature and for Mother "Gaia" Earth.
- Allama Arshadul Qaudri, a well-known Urdu Islamic Writer and religious leader. His famous books are Zalzala, Zer-o-zabar, Lalazar.
- Dr. Suhas S. Patil, born in Jamshedpur, is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, venture capitalist and philanthropist. He founded the company Cirrus Logic.
- Padma Shri Astad Deboo, modernist dancer and choreographer.
- Dr. Yashwant Gupta, Director, National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Pune.
- Atul Kochhar, globally acclaimed chef and Michelin Star recipient.
- Shumone Chatterjee , MD of Levi Strauss & Co. India.
- Saurabh Sinha , Country Head for IndiAds Network.
- Prawal Raman (earlier Pandey), Hindi film director of films including Darna Mana Hai and Gayab.
- Siddhartha Basu, renowned quiz master & media personality.
- Shilpa Rao, playback singer for Hindi films such as Aamir and Bachna Ae Haseeno.
- Rajdeep Chatterjee, Indian Idol 4 finalist. Finished in the top 4.
- Siddharth Das, AVP, Wipro BPO.
- Rajkumar prasad [mimicry artist] [hello kaun- pehchan kaun]duplicate of baba ramdev.
- Purnima Mahato, Coach of Indian Archery team to 2012 London Olympics.