Jalpaiguri Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal

Jalpaiguri Block of Jalpaiguri district has total population of 323,445 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 166,036 are males while 157,409 are females. In 2011 there were total 73,981 families residing in Jalpaiguri Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Jalpaiguri Block is 948.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.1% people lives in Urban areas while 80.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.1% while that in the rural areas is 72.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jalpaiguri Block is 957 while that of Rural areas is 946.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jalpaiguri Block is 38992 which is 12% of the total population. There are 19903 male children and 19089 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jalpaiguri Block is 959 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 948 ) of Jalpaiguri Block.

The total literacy rate of Jalpaiguri Block is 73.81%. The male literacy rate is 70.86% and the female literacy rate is 58.64% in Jalpaiguri Block.

Population
323,445
Literacy
73.81%
Sex Ratio
948

To facilitate the administration, Jalpaiguri Block is further divided into 1 town and 28 villages.

Jalpaiguri Block Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Jalpaiguri Block.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 38,992 19,903 19,089
Literacy 73.81% 70.86% 58.64%
Scheduled Caste 196,592 100,939 95,653
Scheduled Tribe 19,592 9,722 9,870
Illiterate 113,479 48,375 65,104

Caste-wise Population - Jalpaiguri Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 60.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.1% of total population in Jalpaiguri Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 196,592 100,939 95,653
Schedule Tribe 19,592 9,722 9,870

Religion-wise Population - Jalpaiguri Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 269,150 (83.21%) 138,475 130,675
Muslim 48,521 (15%) 24,727 23,794
Christian 5,411 (1.67%) 2,644 2,767
Sikh 74 (0.02%) 47 27
Buddhist 142 (0.04%) 71 71
Jain 13 (0%) 6 7
Other Religion 23 (0.01%) 11 12
No Religion Specified 111 (0.03%) 55 56

Literacy Rate - Jalpaiguri Block

Average literacy rate of Jalpaiguri Block in 2011 were 73.81% in which, male and female literacy were 80.52% and 66.73% respectively. Total literate in Jalpaiguri Block were 209,966 of which male and female were 117,661 and 92,305 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Jalpaiguri Block

The Sex Ratio of Jalpaiguri Block is 948 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 948 females in Jalpaiguri Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 959 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 948 ) of Jalpaiguri Block.


Child Population - Jalpaiguri Block

According to Census 2011, there were 38,992 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jalpaiguri Block. Out of which 38,992 were male while 38,992 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Jalpaiguri Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 14,715 families under Jalpaiguri Block living in urban areas while 14,715 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 19.1% of total population of Jalpaiguri Block lives in Urban areas while 80.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,666 while that in rural region is 32,326.

Total Urban Rural
Population 323,445 61,661 261,784
Children (0 - 6 years) 38,992 6,666 32,326
Schedule Caste 196,592 34,546 162,046
Schedule Tribe 19,592 865 18,727
Literacy 73.81% 79.09% 72.55%
Sex Ratio 948 957 946

Working Population - Jalpaiguri Block

In Jalpaiguri Block out of total population, 136,454 were engaged in work activities. 74.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 136,454 workers engaged in Main Work, 23,198 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 25,933 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 101,045 82,976 18,069
Cultivators 23,198 21,513 1,685
Agriculture Labourer 25,933 19,842 6,091
Household Industries 955 628 327
Other Workers 50,959 40,993 9,966
Marginal Workers 35,409 12,871 22,538
Non Working 186,991 70,189 116,802

Jalpaiguri Block Map


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