Mangalkot Village, with population of about 12 thousand is Mangolkote sub district's the most populous village, located in Mangolkote sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Mangalkot village is 19 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 615 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Katwa and distance from Mangalkot village to Katwa is 28 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Mangalkot village is 713147.

Demographics

The village is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 5876 (51%) are male and 5661 (49%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mangalkot village is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2714 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mangalkot

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,537 10,084 1,273 180 1,508
Male 5,876 5,138 643 95 780
Female 5,661 4,946 630 85 728

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 4.9% which is -0.8% lower than male population growth rate of 5.7%. General caste population has increased by 6.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2.3% and child population has decreased by -13.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mangalkot

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.3% 6.1% -0.2% 2.3% -13.3%
Male 5.7% 6.7% -1.1% 4.4% -13.8%
Female 4.9% 5.5% 0.8% 0% -12.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 963, in schedule caste is 980 and in schedule tribe is 895. There are 933 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mangalkot

Total General SC ST Child
Change -8 -10 18 -39 10
2011 963 963 980 895 933
2001 971 973 962 934 923

Literacy

Total 6398 people in the village are literate, among them 3454 are male and 2944 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mangalkot is 64%. 68% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mangalkot

Total Male Female
Change 8.8% 6.6% 11.1%
2011 63.8% 67.8% 59.7%
2001 55% 61.2% 48.6%

Workers profile

Mangalkot has 40% (4603) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 21% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mangalkot

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.9% 27.9% 12% 60.1%
Male 57.9% 43.4% 14.5% 42.1%
Female 21.2% 11.8% 9.4% 78.8%