Srikhanda Village, with population of about 18 thousand is Katwa - I sub district's the most populous village, located in Katwa - I sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Srikhanda village is 19 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 947 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Srikhanda which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Katwa and distance from Srikhanda village to Katwa is 8 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Srikhanda village is 713150.

Demographics

The village is home to about 18 thousand people, among them 9456 (51%) are male and 8938 (49%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Srikhanda village is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 4201 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Srikhanda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18,394 14,090 3,401 903 2,517
Male 9,456 7,266 1,729 461 1,277
Female 8,938 6,824 1,672 442 1,240

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 22.7% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 19.1%. General caste population has increased by 19.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 66% and child population has decreased by -1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Srikhanda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.8% 19.6% 17.1% 66% -1%
Male 19.1% 17.8% 16% 61.8% -6.4%
Female 22.7% 21.6% 18.2% 70.7% 5.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 945 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 939, in schedule caste is 967 and in schedule tribe is 959. There are 971 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 107 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Srikhanda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 29 18 50 107
2011 945 939 967 959 971
2001 917 910 949 909 864

Literacy

Total about 10 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 5537 are male and 4563 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Srikhanda is 64%. 68% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Srikhanda

Total Male Female
Change 9.0% 5.5% 12.9%
2011 63.6% 67.7% 59.3%
2001 54.6% 62.2% 46.4%

Workers profile

Srikhanda has 35% (6502) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 11% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Srikhanda

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.3% 28.2% 7.1% 64.7%
Male 58.4% 48% 10.4% 41.6%
Female 10.9% 7.4% 3.6% 89.1%