Jetia

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Jetia
জেটিয়া
Census town
Jetia is located in West Bengal
Jetia
Jetia
Jetia is located in India
Jetia
Jetia
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°54′36″N 88°26′46″E / 22.9099810°N 88.4460070°E / 22.9099810; 88.4460070Coordinates: 22°54′36″N 88°26′46″E / 22.9099810°N 88.4460070°E / 22.9099810; 88.4460070
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,349
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Jetia is a census town in Barrackpore I CD Block in Barrackpore subdivision in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Bijpur police station serves this town.

Geography[edit]

Jetia is located at 22°54′36″N 88°26′46″E / 22.9099810°N 88.4460070°E / 22.9099810; 88.4460070.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Jetia had a total population of 6,349, of which 3,246 (51%) were males and 3,103 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 415. The total number of literates in Jetia was 5,648 (95.18% of the population over 6 years).[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Jetia had a population of 5510. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Jetia has an average literacy rate of 85%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy is 88%, and female literacy is 82%. In Jetia, 7% of the population is under six years of age.

Healthcare[edit]

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2007-08-24.