Dakshin Jharalta is a village situated in Dhupguri block of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 777 families residing in the village Dakshin Jharalta. The total population of Dakshin Jharalta is 3,444 out of which 1,723 are males and 1,721 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Dakshin Jharalta is 999.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dakshin Jharalta village is 495 which is 14% of the total population. There are 243 male children and 252 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dakshin Jharalta is 1,037 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (999) of Dakshin Jharalta village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Dakshin Jharalta is 72.9%. Thus Dakshin Jharalta village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.5% of Jalpaiguri district. The male literacy rate is 81.28% and the female literacy rate is 64.4% in Dakshin Jharalta village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Dakshin Jharalta village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dakshin Jharalta village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 94% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Dakshin Jharalta village.
In Dakshin Jharalta village out of total population, 1,244 were engaged in work activities. 80.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,244 workers engaged in Main Work, 392 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 419 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Dakshin Jharalta village in Dhupguri.