Khajurdihi Village, with population of about 12 thousand is Katwa - I sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Katwa - I sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Khajurdihi village is 5 km2 and it is the 8th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2438 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Katwa and distance from Khajurdihi village to Katwa is 1 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Khajurdihi village is 713518.

Demographics

The village is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 6058 (52%) are male and 5522 (48%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khajurdihi village is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 2590 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khajurdihi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,580 10,043 1,530 7 1,436
Male 6,058 5,241 813 4 769
Female 5,522 4,802 717 3 667

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9722. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.2% which is -3.7% lower than male population growth rate of 20.9%. General caste population has increased by 20.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.3% and child population has decreased by -15.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khajurdihi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.1% 20.3% 11.3% 0% -15.2%
Male 20.9% 22.2% 12.4% 0% -9.2%
Female 17.2% 18.3% 10% 0% -21.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 912 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 916, in schedule caste is 882 and in schedule tribe is 750. There are 867 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 132 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khajurdihi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -28 -31 -20 750 -132
2011 912 916 882 750 867
2001 940 947 902 0 999

Literacy

Total 6491 people in the village are literate, among them 3540 are male and 2951 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khajurdihi is 64%. 67% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khajurdihi

Total Male Female
Change 10.7% 6.2% 15.5%
2011 64% 66.9% 60.8%
2001 53.3% 60.7% 45.3%

Workers profile

Khajurdihi has 31% (3544) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 7% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khajurdihi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 30.6% 21.5% 9.1% 69.4%
Male 52.1% 38.5% 13.6% 47.9%
Female 7% 2.9% 4.1% 93%