Kantabari Village, with population of 305 is Memari - II sub district's the 5th least populous village, located in Memari - II sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Kantabari village is 2 km2 and it is the 37th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 178 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Memari and distance from Kantabari village to Memari is 15 km. Pin code of Kantabari village is 713422.

Demographics

The village is home to 305 people, among them 155 (51%) are male and 150 (49%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kantabari village is 9%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 64 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kantabari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 305 223 82 0 28
Male 155 114 41 0 15
Female 150 109 41 0 13

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -48.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 597. Female population growth rate of the village is -48.6% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of -49.2%. General caste population has increased by 0.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -78.1% and child population has decreased by -73.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kantabari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -48.9% 0.9% -78.1% -100% -73.8%
Male -49.2% -3.4% -78% -100% -70.6%
Female -48.6% 5.8% -78.2% -100% -76.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 968 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 956, in schedule caste is 1000. 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 increased by 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 231 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kantabari

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 83 -11 -1000 -231
2011 968 956 1000 0 867
2001 957 873 1011 1000 1098

Literacy

Total 271 people in the village are literate, among them 138 are male and 133 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kantabari is 98%. 99% of male and 97% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 30%. Male literacy has gone up by 24% and female literacy rate has gone up by 37%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kantabari

Total Male Female
Change 30.0% 23.4% 37.4%
2011 97.8% 98.6% 97.1%
2001 67.8% 75.2% 59.7%

Workers profile

Kantabari has 36% (110) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 7% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kantabari

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.1% 27.9% 8.2% 63.9%
Male 63.9% 49.7% 14.2% 36.1%
Female 7.3% 5.3% 2% 92.7%