Kuli Village, with population of about 28 thousand is Farakka sub district's the most populous village, located in Farakka sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Kuli village is 14 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1958 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Dhulian and distance from Kuli village to Dhulian is 16 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kuli village is 742184.

Demographics

The village is home to about 28 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (50%) are male and about 14 thousand (50%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kuli village is 18%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 5511 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kuli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28,092 23,588 4,499 5 5,023
Male 14,179 11,819 2,358 2 2,549
Female 13,913 11,769 2,141 3 2,474

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 26.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 28.3% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of 25.1%. General caste population has increased by 9.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 623.3% and child population has increased by 8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kuli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.6% 9.4% 623.3% 0% 8%
Male 25.1% 7.4% 606% 0% 10%
Female 28.3% 11.4% 643.4% 0% 6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 981 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 908 and in schedule tribe is 1500. There are 971 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 36 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kuli

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 36 46 1500 -36
2011 981 996 908 1500 971
2001 957 960 862 0 1007

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 7842 are male and 6220 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kuli is 61%. 67% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kuli

Total Male Female
Change 17.3% 13.3% 21.6%
2011 61% 67.4% 54.4%
2001 43.7% 54.1% 32.8%

Workers profile

Kuli has 48% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 46% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kuli

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 47.6% 36.2% 11.3% 52.4%
Male 49% 39.6% 9.4% 51%
Female 46.1% 32.8% 13.3% 53.9%