Rukunpur Village, with population of about 19 thousand is Hariharpara sub district's the most populous village, located in Hariharpara sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Rukunpur village is 23 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 802 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Berhampore and distance from Rukunpur village to Berhampore is 26 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Rukunpur village is 742166.

Demographics

The village is home to about 19 thousand people, among them 9514 (51%) are male and 9149 (49%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rukunpur village is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 4429 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rukunpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18,663 18,261 342 60 2,215
Male 9,514 9,303 175 36 1,119
Female 9,149 8,958 167 24 1,096

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 17% which is 3.8% higher than male population growth rate of 13.2%. General caste population has increased by 17%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -36.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -21.1% and child population has decreased by -11.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rukunpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15% 17% -36.3% -21.1% -11.8%
Male 13.2% 15.3% -38.8% -16.3% -13.3%
Female 17% 18.8% -33.5% -27.3% -10.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 962 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 963, in schedule caste is 954 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 979 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rukunpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 29 76 -100 34
2011 962 963 954 667 979
2001 931 934 878 767 945

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 6112 are male and 5830 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rukunpur is 73%. 73% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rukunpur

Total Male Female
Change 10.3% 6.9% 13.9%
2011 72.6% 72.8% 72.4%
2001 62.3% 65.9% 58.5%

Workers profile

Rukunpur has 32% (6037) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 4% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rukunpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.3% 24.6% 7.7% 67.7%
Male 59.2% 46% 13.2% 40.8%
Female 4.4% 2.4% 2% 95.6%