Jalpaiguri District Population, West Bengal - Census India 2011

Jalpaiguri is one of district of West Bengal in India. There are 14 Taluks, 733 villages and 40 towns in Jalpaiguri district.

As per the Census India 2011, Jalpaiguri district has 8,68,326 households, population of 38,72,846 of which 19,83,064 are males and 18,89,782 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 4,61,700 which is 11.92% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Jalpaiguri district is around 953 compared to 950 which is average of West Bengal state. The literacy rate of Jalpaiguri district is 64.52% out of which 70.43% males are literate and 58.32% females are literate. The total area of Jalpaiguri is 6,227 sq.km with population density of 622 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 72.62% of population lives in Urban area and 27.38% lives in Rural area. There are 37.65% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 18.89% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Jalpaiguri district.

Jalpaiguri Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total38,72,846100%
Hindu31,56,78181.51%
Muslim4,45,81711.51%
Christian1,86,2794.81%
Buddhist50,6761.31%
Other religions and persuasions23,8160.61%
Religion not stated5,0220.13%
Sikh2,9940.08%
Jain1,4610.04%

Jalpaiguri Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)367.305,859.70
Number of households2,43,3116,25,015
Total Population10,60,35128,12,495
Population (%)51.47%48.9%
Male Population5,45,77814,37,286
Female Population5,14,57313,75,209
Sex Ratio943957
Literacy (%)73.79%61.02%

List of Taluks in Jalpaiguri

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Dhupguri4,14,854494.89838970
Rajganj3,73,776658.42568935
Maynaguri3,29,032470.20700935
Jalpaiguri3,23,445502.13644948
Mal2,99,556563.31532973
Kalchini2,98,4581,020.17293928
Falakata2,90,722283.231026943
Alipurduar - II2,18,272313.33697941
Alipurduar - I2,16,931347.66624948
Madarihat2,02,026352.89572990
Kumargram1,99,609465.52429946
Nagrakata1,27,397457.65278986
Matiali1,17,540230.54510955

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Jalpaiguri Population Facts

Number of Households8,68,326
Population38,72,846
Male Population19,83,064 (51.2%)
Female Population18,89,782 (48.8%)
Children Population4,61,700
Area6,227 km2
Population density/km2622
Sex-ratio953
Literacy64.52%
Male Literacy70.43%
Female Literacy58.32%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %18.89%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %37.65%

Map of Jalpaiguri , West Bengal