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 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 of age 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 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.

Population
7,577
Literacy
80.6%
Sex Ratio
980

Gairkata Census Town has total administration over 1,749 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize 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.

Total Male Female
Children 749 375 374
Literacy 80.6% 77.4% 67.8%
Scheduled Caste 2,378 1,222 1,156
Scheduled Tribe 1,294 622 672
Illiterate 2,071 864 1,207

Caste-wise Population - Gairkata

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 17.1% of total population in Gairkata.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 2,378 1,222 1,156
Schedule Tribe 1,294 622 672

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 religion-wise population of Gairkata as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 6,591 (86.99%) 3,347 3,244
Muslim 643 (8.49%) 313 330
Christian 247 (3.26%) 121 126
Sikh 7 (0.09%) 3 4
Buddhist 58 (0.77%) 27 31
Jain 28 (0.37%) 15 13
Other Religion 1 (0.01%) 0 1
No Religion Specified 2 (0.03%) 1 1

Literacy Rate - Gairkata

The total literacy rate of Gairkata was 80.64% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 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.

  Gairkata West Bengal
Female 75.33% 70.54%
Male 85.83% 81.69%
Total 80.64% 76.26%

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 age 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 labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 2,394 1,966 428
Cultivators 167 128 39
Agriculture Labourer 278 189 89
Household Industries 47 32 15
Other Workers 1,902 1,617 285
Marginal Workers 514 249 265
Non Working 4,669 1,612 3,057

Gairkata Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 7,577 72.7% 980

Map of Gairkata, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal


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