Kharia is a Census Town city in district of Jalpaiguri, West Bengal. The Kharia Census Town has population of 61,661 of which 31,510 are males while 30,151 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 6666 which is 10.81 % of total population of Kharia (CT). In Kharia Census Town, Female Sex Ratio is of 957 against state average of 950. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Kharia is around 961 compared to West Bengal state average of 956. Literacy rate of Kharia city is 79.09 % higher than state average of 76.26 %. In Kharia, Male literacy is around 84.28 % while female literacy rate is 73.67 %.
Kharia Census Town has total administration over 14,715 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Kharia 2023 Population
Current estimated population of Kharia Census Town in 2023 is approximately
The schedule census of 2021 for Kharia city is postponed due to covid. We believe new population census for Kharia city will be conducted in 2023 and same will be updated once its done. The current data for Kharia town are estimated only but all 2011 figures are accurate.
Kharia Caste Factor
In Kharia (CT), most of the (CT)rs are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 56.03 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.40 % of total population in Kharia (CT).
Kharia Work Profile
Out of total population, 24,831 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 18,070 were males while 6,761 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 24831 working population, 83.47 % were engaged in Main Work while 16.53 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.