Karui Village, with population of about 11 thousand is Katwa - II sub district's the most populous village, located in Katwa - II sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Karui village is 15 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 687 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kalna and distance from Karui village to Kalna is 14 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Karui village is 713143.

Demographics

The village is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5415 (52%) are male and 5091 (48%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karui village is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 2363 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Karui

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,506 7,489 2,853 164 1,285
Male 5,415 3,874 1,461 80 690
Female 5,091 3,615 1,392 84 595

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9118. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.5% which is -1.4% lower than male population growth rate of 15.9%. General caste population has increased by 8.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 28.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 556% and child population has decreased by -13.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Karui

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.2% 8.9% 28.9% 556% -13.1%
Male 15.9% 9.7% 29.3% 515.4% -4.7%
Female 14.5% 7.9% 28.4% 600% -21.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 940 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 933, in schedule caste is 953 and in schedule tribe is 1050. There are 862 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 179 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Karui

Total General SC ST Child
Change -11 -16 -6 127 -179
2011 940 933 953 1050 862
2001 951 949 959 923 1041

Literacy

Total 6430 people in the village are literate, among them 3564 are male and 2866 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karui is 70%. 75% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Karui

Total Male Female
Change 11.1% 8.3% 14.1%
2011 69.7% 75.4% 63.7%
2001 58.6% 67.1% 49.6%

Workers profile

Karui has 32% (3394) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 6% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Karui

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.3% 28% 4.3% 67.7%
Male 57.1% 50% 7.1% 42.9%
Female 5.9% 4.6% 1.4% 94.1%