Kandara Village, with population of about 12 thousand is Ketugram - I sub district's the most populous village, located in Ketugram - I sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Kandara village is 11 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1047 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Kandara which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Katwa and distance from Kandara village to Katwa is 28 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kandara village is 713129.

Demographics

The village is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 5894 (51%) are male and 5640 (49%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kandara village is 11%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 2560 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kandara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,534 8,885 2,406 243 1,311
Male 5,894 4,540 1,226 128 645
Female 5,640 4,345 1,180 115 666

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.2% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 11%. General caste population has increased by 17.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -8.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 122.9% and child population has decreased by -12.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kandara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.6% 17.1% -8.8% 122.9% -12.6%
Male 11% 16.9% -10.4% 132.7% -15.4%
Female 12.2% 17.3% -7.1% 113% -9.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 962 and in schedule tribe is 898. There are 1033 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 64 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kandara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 4 34 -84 64
2011 957 957 962 898 1033
2001 947 953 928 982 969

Literacy

Total 7238 people in the village are literate, among them 3983 are male and 3255 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kandara is 71%. 76% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kandara

Total Male Female
Change 4.0% 1.9% 6.1%
2011 70.8% 75.9% 65.4%
2001 66.8% 74% 59.3%

Workers profile

Kandara has 33% (3850) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 6% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kandara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.4% 28.6% 4.8% 66.6%
Male 59.2% 51.5% 7.8% 40.8%
Female 6.3% 4.7% 1.6% 93.7%