Salpa Village, with population of 672 is Burwan sub district's the 41st least populous village, located in Burwan sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Salpa village is 1 km2 and it is the 67th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 538 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kandi and distance from Salpa village to Kandi is 20 km. Pin code of Salpa village is 742132.

Demographics

The village is home to 672 people, among them 351 (52%) are male and 321 (48%) are female. 40% of the whole population are from general caste, 60% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Salpa village is 14%, among them 45% are boys and 55% are girls. There are 139 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Salpa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 672 266 406 0 91
Male 351 140 211 0 41
Female 321 126 195 0 50

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 584. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.3% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of 14%. General caste population has increased by 3.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.2% and child population has decreased by -9.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Salpa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.1% 3.5% 24.2% 0% -9.9%
Male 14% 4.5% 21.3% 0% -18%
Female 16.3% 2.4% 27.5% 0% -2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 915 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 900, in schedule caste is 924. There are 1220 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 200 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Salpa

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 -18 45 0 200
2011 915 900 924 0 1220
2001 896 918 879 0 1020

Literacy

Total 560 people in the village are literate, among them 296 are male and 264 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Salpa is 96%. 95% of male and 97% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 38%. Male literacy has gone up by 28% and female literacy rate has gone up by 49%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Salpa

Total Male Female
Change 38.2% 28.1% 49.8%
2011 96.4% 95.5% 97.4%
2001 58.2% 67.4% 47.6%

Workers profile

Salpa has 35% (237) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 5% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Salpa

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.3% 30.5% 4.8% 64.7%
Male 63.2% 56.7% 6.6% 36.8%
Female 4.7% 1.9% 2.8% 95.3%