Gairkata Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Jalpaiguri, West Bengal - Census 2011
Gairkata is a Census Town city situated in Dhupguri block of Jalpaiguri district. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total 1,749 families residing in the Gairkata city. The total population of Gairkata is 7,577 out of which 3,827 are males and 3,750 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Gairkata is 980.
The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Gairkata city is 749 which is 10% of the total population. There are 375 male children and 374 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gairkata is 997 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (980).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Gairkata is 80.6%. Thus Gairkata has a higher literacy rate compared to 73.3% of Jalpaiguri district. The male literacy rate is 85.83% and the female literacy rate is 75.33% in Gairkata.
Gairkata Census Town has total administration over 1,749 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorized to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Gairkata Census Town
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Gairkata Census Town.
Caste-wise Population - Gairkata
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 17.1% of total population in Gairkata.
Religion-wise Population - Gairkata
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Gairkata is 6,591 which is 86.99% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Gairkata is 643 which is 8.49% of the total population. Below is the religion-wise population of Gairkata as per Census 2011.
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Literacy Rate - Gairkata
The total literacy rate of Gairkata was 80.64% in 2011 which is greater than the average literacy rate of 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 5,506 literates, males were 2,963 while females were 2,543. Also the male literacy rate was 85.83% and the female literacy rate was 75.33% in Gairkata.
Sex Ratio - Gairkata
The Sex Ratio of Gairkata is 980. Thus per every 1000 men there were 980 females in Gairkata. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 997 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 980 ) of Gairkata.
Child Population - Gairkata
According to Census 2011, there were 749 children between aged 0 to 6 years in Gairkata. Out of which 375 were male while 374 were female.
Working Population - Gairkata
In Gairkata Census Town out of total population, 2,908 were engaged in work activities. 82.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,908 workers engaged in Main Work, 167 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 278 were Agricultural labourers.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Gairkata is further divided into 1 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||7,577||72.7%||980|
Map of Gairkata, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal
- Census 2011 Data - censusindia.gov.in
- Gairkata, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal - Wikipedia