Sekandara Village, with population of about 22 thousand is Raghunathganj - II sub district's the most populous village, located in Raghunathganj - II sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Sekandara village is 4 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 4925 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jangipur and distance from Sekandara village to Jangipur is 10 km. Pin code of Sekandara village is 742230.

Demographics

The village is home to about 22 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (50%) are male and about 11 thousand (50%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sekandara village is 17%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 4099 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sekandara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21,668 19,180 2,478 10 3,584
Male 10,874 9,594 1,275 5 1,783
Female 10,794 9,586 1,203 5 1,801

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 32.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 23% which is -20.6% lower than male population growth rate of 43.6%. General caste population has increased by 22.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 238.1% and child population has decreased by -1.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sekandara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 32.5% 22.8% 238.1% 0% -1.4%
Male 43.6% 33.3% 241.8% 0% -2.5%
Female 23% 13.9% 234.2% 0% -0.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 993 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 999, in schedule caste is 944 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1010 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 166 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sekandara

Total General SC ST Child
Change -166 -170 -21 1000 22
2011 993 999 944 1000 1010
2001 1159 1169 965 0 988

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 5960 are male and 5021 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sekandara is 61%. 66% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sekandara

Total Male Female
Change 14.3% 8.6% 18.2%
2011 60.7% 65.6% 55.8%
2001 46.4% 57% 37.6%

Workers profile

Sekandara has 47% (about 10 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 42% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sekandara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 47.1% 40.3% 6.8% 52.9%
Male 51.9% 47.8% 4.1% 48.1%
Female 42.3% 32.7% 9.6% 57.7%