Jalpaiguri is one of 20 districts located in eastern Indian state West Bengal. There are total 7 blocks which comes under Jalpaiguri district, and there are total 406 villages and 15 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Jalpaiguri district is 328 and number of houses in this district is 440675.
As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 1985600. Out of total 1985600, male population count is 1015890, where as female population count is 969710 in Jalpaiguri.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 251640 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 251640 children 128537 are boys and 123103 are girl child.
Literacy rate of Jalpaiguri district is 61%. 1223662 out of total 1985600 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 68% and 692002 males are literate out of total 1015890 male population, where as female literacy rate is 45% and 531660 out of total 969710 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Jalpaiguri district is 38%. 761938 out of total 1985600 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 31% and 323888 males are illiterate out of total 1015890 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 45% and 438050 out of total 969710 females are illiterate in this district.
Total working population of Jalpaiguri district is 777678 and non-working population is 1207922 and out of 777678 working population 108595 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.