Jalpaiguri is a district in West Bengal State of India. It has a total of 13 Blocks in this district. The district has an total area of 6,227 sq km. There are 39 towns and 733 villages in this district.
As per census Jalpaiguri has a population of 3,872,846 in 2011 out of which 1,983,064 are male and 1,889,782 are female. Population of Jalpaiguri in 2020/2021 is 4,124,464(estimates as per aadhar uidai.gov.in feb 2019 data). Literate people are 2,498,780 out of 1,396,622 are male and 1,102,158 are female. People living in Jalpaiguri depend on multiple skills, total workers are 1,512,910 out of which men are 1,091,361 and women are 421,549. Total 181,104 Cultivators are depended on agriculture farming out of 167,234 are cultivated by men and 13,870 are women. 212,657 people works in agricultural land as labor, men are 166,901 and 45,756 are women. Jalpaiguri sex ratio is 953 females per 1000 of males. Next Jalpaiguri Census will be in 2021.
The district has an total area of 6,227 sq km., 367.30 sq km is urban and 5859.70 sq km is rural. Out of total population of 4,298,860 in the district, 1,060,351 are in urban area and 2,812,495 are in rural area. 243,311 households are in urban, 625,015 are in rural area. 782,476 literate people are in urban, 1,716,304 are in rural area.
Geography of Jalpaiguri
Languages spoken are Bengali
Jalpaiguri District Blocks Map