Kurseong is a Municipality city in district of Darjiling, West Bengal. The Kurseong city is divided into 20 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Kurseong Municipality has population of 42,446 of which 21,423 are males while 21,023 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 3607 which is 8.50 % of total population of Kurseong (M). In Kurseong Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 981 against state average of 950. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Kurseong is around 869 compared to West Bengal state average of 956. Literacy rate of Kurseong city is 93.73 % higher than state average of 76.26 %. In Kurseong, Male literacy is around 95.54 % while female literacy rate is 91.92 %.
Kurseong Municipality has total administration over 6,616 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.
Kurseong Caste Factor
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 19.14 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 6.43 % of total population in Kurseong (M).
Kurseong Work Profile
Out of total population, 9,863 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 6,938 were males while 2,925 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 9863 working population, 88.19 % were engaged in Main Work while 11.81 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Kurseong 2021 Population
The next census for Kurseong Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.