Jalangi is a Block placed in Murshidabad district in West Bengal. Positioned in rural area of West Bengal, it is one of the 26 blocks of Murshidabad district. As per the government register, the block code of Jalangi is 81. The block has 53 villages and there are total 60928 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Jalangi's population is 252477. Out of this, 129430 are males whereas the females count 123047 here. This block has 32313 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 16413 are boys and 15900 are girls.
Literacy rate in Jalangi block is 58%. 148291 out of total 252477 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 60% as 78389 males out of total 129430 are literate while female literacy rate is 56% as 69902 out of total 123047 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Jalangi block is 41%. Here 104186 out of total 252477 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 39% as 51041 males out of total 129430 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 43% and 53145 out of total 123047 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied people of Jalangi block is 86017 however 166460 are un-employed. And out of 86017 occupied person 17329 individuals are totally reliant on farming.