Patihar Village, with population of 564 is Galsi - I sub district's the 13th least populous village, located in Galsi - I sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Patihar village is 1 km2 and it is the 16th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 504 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Durgapur and distance from Patihar village to Durgapur is 30 km. Pin code of Patihar village is 713148.

Demographics

The village is home to 564 people, among them 399 (71%) are male and 165 (29%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Patihar village is 16%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 108 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Patihar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 564 543 20 1 88
Male 399 379 19 1 50
Female 165 164 1 0 38

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -47.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1082. Female population growth rate of the village is -59.2% which is -18% lower than male population growth rate of -41.2%. General caste population has decreased by -43.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -82%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -92.9% and child population has increased by 10% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Patihar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -47.9% -43.3% -82% -92.9% 10%
Male -41.2% -37.7% -69.4% -87.5% 13.6%
Female -59.2% -53% -98% -100% 5.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 414 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 433, in schedule caste is 53. There are 760 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 182 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 58 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Patihar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -182 -141 -737 -750 -58
2011 414 433 53 0 760
2001 596 574 790 750 818

Literacy

Total 460 people in the village are literate, among them 347 are male and 113 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Patihar is 97%. 99% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Patihar

Total Male Female
Change 1.4% 0.5% 0.1%
2011 96.6% 99.4% 89%
2001 95.2% 98.9% 88.9%

Workers profile

Patihar has 69% (388) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 83% male and 35% female population are working population. 82% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Patihar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 68.8% 67.4% 1.4% 31.2%
Male 82.7% 81.7% 1% 17.3%
Female 35.2% 32.7% 2.4% 64.8%