Garaimari Village, with population of about 29 thousand is Domkal sub district's the most populous village, located in Domkal sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Garaimari village is 24 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1241 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Domkal and distance from Garaimari village to Domkal is 18 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Garaimari village is 742303.

Demographics

The village is home to about 29 thousand people, among them about 15 thousand (52%) are male and about 14 thousand (48%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Garaimari village is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 7205 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Garaimari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29,260 28,184 890 186 3,806
Male 15,099 14,537 467 95 1,953
Female 14,161 13,647 423 91 1,853

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 4.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 28 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 4.8% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of 4.7%. General caste population has increased by 4.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -7.3% and child population has decreased by -19.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Garaimari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.7% 4.5% -7.3% 0% -19.9%
Male 4.7% 4.4% -7.2% 0% -17.5%
Female 4.8% 4.5% -7.4% 0% -22.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 938 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 939, in schedule caste is 906 and in schedule tribe is 958. There are 949 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 58 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Garaimari

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 1 -3 958 -58
2011 938 939 906 958 949
2001 937 938 909 0 1007

Literacy

Total about 15 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 7953 are male and 7438 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Garaimari is 60%. 60% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Garaimari

Total Male Female
Change 13.7% 10.5% 17.1%
2011 60.5% 60.5% 60.4%
2001 46.8% 50% 43.3%

Workers profile

Garaimari has 34% (about 10 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 10% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Garaimari

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.3% 26.1% 8.1% 65.7%
Male 56.9% 47.3% 9.5% 43.1%
Female 10.1% 3.5% 6.6% 89.9%