Jhalda is a Municipality city in district of Puruliya, West Bengal. The Jhalda city is divided into 12 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Jhalda Municipality has population of 19,544 of which 10,050 are males while 9,494 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2474 which is 12.66 % of total population of Jhalda (M). In Jhalda Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 945 against state average of 950. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Jhalda is around 982 compared to West Bengal state average of 956. Literacy rate of Jhalda city is 76.78 % higher than state average of 76.26 %. In Jhalda, Male literacy is around 85.49 % while female literacy rate is 67.50 %.
Jhalda Municipality has total administration over 3,676 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.
Jhalda Caste Factor
Jhalda (M) of Puruliya has substantial population of Schedule Caste.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.71 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.48 % of total population in Jhalda (M).
Jhalda Work Profile
Out of total population, 5,844 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 5,131 were males while 713 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 5844 working population, 84.63 % were engaged in Main Work while 15.37 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Jhalda 2021 Population
The next census for Jhalda Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.