Jurapani is a village situated in Dhupguri block of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 988 families residing in the village Jurapani. The total population of Jurapani is 4,522 out of which 2,319 are males and 2,203 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jurapani is 950.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jurapani village is 511 which is 11% of the total population. There are 244 male children and 267 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jurapani is 1,094 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (950) of Jurapani village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jurapani is 80.6%. Thus Jurapani village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.5% of Jalpaiguri district. The male literacy rate is 87.28% and the female literacy rate is 73.35% in Jurapani village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Jurapani 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 Jurapani village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 77% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Jurapani village.
In Jurapani village out of total population, 1,520 were engaged in work activities. 86.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,520 workers engaged in Main Work, 440 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 360 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Jurapani village in Dhupguri.
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|Gadang Pratham Khanda||1,454|