Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal has total population of 3,872,846 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,983,064 are males while 1,889,782 are females. In 2011 there were total 868,326 families residing in Jalpaiguri district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jalpaiguri district is 953.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 27.4% people lives in Urban areas while 72.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.4% while that in the rural areas is 69.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jalpaiguri district is 943 while that of Rural areas is 957.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jalpaiguri district is 461700 which is 12% of the total population. There are 236117 male children and 225583 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jalpaiguri is 955 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (953) of Jalpaiguri district.
The total literacy rate of Jalpaiguri district is 73.25%. The male literacy rate is 70.43% and the female literacy rate is 58.32% in Jalpaiguri district.
To facilitate the administration, Jalpaiguri district is further divided into 14 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Jalpaiguri district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||461,700||236,117||225,583|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 37.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 18.9% of total population in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal.
|No Religion Specified||5,022||(0.13%)||2,611||2,411|
The total literacy rate of Jalpaiguri district was 73.25% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 2,498,780 literates, males were 1,396,622 while females were 1,102,158. Also the male literacy rate was 79.95% and the female literacy rate was 66.23% in Jalpaiguri district.
|Jalpaiguri district||West Bengal|
The Sex Ratio of Jalpaiguri district is 953 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 953 females in Jalpaiguri district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 955 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 953 ) of Jalpaiguri district.
The total area of Jalpaiguri district is 6,227 km2. Thus the density of Jalpaiguri district is 622 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 367 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,860 sq. km. is under rural region.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jalpaiguri, 27.38% people lived in urban regions while 72.62% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,060,351 out of which 545,778 were males while remaining 514,573 were females. In rural areas of Jalpaiguri, male population was 1,437,286 while female population was 1,375,209.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jalpaiguri was 943 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jalpaiguri was 949 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jalpaiguri were 110,589 which is 10.43% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jalpaiguri was 957 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jalpaiguri was 957 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Jalpaiguri for urban regions was 82.39 percent in which males were 86.75% literate while female literacy stood at 77.75%. The total literate population of Jalpaiguri was 2,498,780. Similarly in rural areas of Jalpaiguri, the average literacy rate was 69.73 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 77.3% and 61.82% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jalpaiguri were 1,716,304.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||957||949|
According to Census 2011, there were 461,700 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jalpaiguri district. Out of which 236,117 were male while 225,583 were female.
In Jalpaiguri district out of total population, 1,512,910 were engaged in work activities. 76.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,512,910 workers engaged in Main Work, 181,104 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 212,657 were Agricultural labourer.