Jarkalan Village, with population of 2537 is Kanpur sub district's the 65th most populous village, located in Kanpur sub district of Kanpur Nagar district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Jarkalan village is 5 km2 and it is the 48th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 548 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kanpur and distance from Jarkalan village to Kanpur is 15 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Jarkalan village is 1. The village comes under Jar Kala panchayat. Kanpur Sadar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Kanpur Nagar which is 15 km away. 0.15 square kilometer (3%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 2537 people, among them 1384 (55%) are male and 1153 (45%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 32% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jarkalan village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 467 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jarkalan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,537 1,735 802 0 343
Male 1,384 945 439 0 185
Female 1,153 790 363 0 158

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 833 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 836, in schedule caste is 827. There are 854 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 1615 people in the village are literate, among them 964 are male and 651 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jarkalan is 74%. 80% of male and 65% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Jarkalan has 43% (1088) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 29% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jarkalan

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43 31 12 57
Male 54 40 14 46
Female 29 21 9 71