Jetia Census Town, with population of 6349 is Barrackpur - I sub district's the 4th least populous census town located in Barrackpur - I sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Jetia census town is 2 km2 and it is the 5th biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 3223 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Jetia Ward No 01 and the population of Jetia Ward No 01 is 6349.

Nearest railway station is Halisahar which is 2 km far from here. Kanchrapara is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 3 km. District head quarter of the census town is Barasat which is 36 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 48 km far from here. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6349 people, among them 3246 (51%) are male and 3103 (49%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jetia census town is 7%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1577 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jetia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,349 5,581 693 75 415
Male 3,246 2,836 375 35 223
Female 3,103 2,745 318 40 192

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 957.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jetia

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,349 6,314 8 7 2 0 0 0 18
Male 3,246 3,227 4 3 1 0 0 0 11
Female 3,103 3,087 4 4 1 0 0 0 7

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 15.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5511. Female population growth rate of the census town is 15.3% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of 15.1%. General caste population has increased by 19.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -15.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 368.8% and child population has increased by 1.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jetia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.2% 19.4% -15.5% 368.8% 1.7%
Male 15.1% 18.6% -10.7% 337.5% -1.8%
Female 15.3% 20.2% -20.5% 400% 6.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 956 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 968, in schedule caste is 848 and in schedule tribe is 1143. There are 861 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 64 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jetia

Total General SC ST Child
Change 2 14 -104 143 64
2011 956 968 848 1143 861
2001 954 954 952 1000 797

Literacy

Total 5648 people in the census town are literate, among them 2942 are male and 2706 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jetia is 95%. 97% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jetia

Total Male Female
Change 4.1% 2.4% 5.9%
2011 95.2% 97.3% 93%
2001 91.1% 94.9% 87.1%

Workers profile

Jetia has 32% (2011) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 8% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jetia

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.7% 28.4% 3.3% 68.3%
Male 54.1% 49.1% 4.9% 45.9%
Female 8.3% 6.7% 1.5% 91.7%