Jalpaiguri is a Municipality city in district of Jalpaiguri, West Bengal. The Jalpaiguri city is divided into 25 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Jalpaiguri Municipality has population of 107,341 of which 53,708 are males while 53,633 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 8355 which is 7.78 % of total population of Jalpaiguri (M). In Jalpaiguri Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 999 against state average of 950. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Jalpaiguri is around 958 compared to West Bengal state average of 956. Literacy rate of Jalpaiguri city is 90.64 % higher than state average of 76.26 %. In Jalpaiguri, Male literacy is around 93.14 % while female literacy rate is 88.15 %.
Jalpaiguri Municipality has total administration over 26,205 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Jalpaiguri Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.14 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.91 % of total population in Jalpaiguri (M).
Jalpaiguri Work Profile
Out of total population, 37,291 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 29,597 were males while 7,694 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 37291 working population, 94.05 % were engaged in Main Work while 5.95 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Jalpaiguri 2019 Population
The next census for Jalpaiguri Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.