Ekchaka Village, with population of 1991 is Kalna - II sub district's the 23rd most populous village, located in Kalna - II sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Ekchaka village is 3 km2 and it is the 13th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 790 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kalna and distance from Ekchaka village to Kalna is 6 km. Pin code of Ekchaka village is 712146.

Demographics

The village is home to 1991 people, among them 884 (44%) are male and 1107 (56%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 19% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ekchaka village is 9%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 515 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ekchaka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,991 1,478 125 388 183
Male 884 683 47 154 88
Female 1,107 795 78 234 95

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1950. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.7% which is 21.4% higher than male population growth rate of -8.7%. General caste population has increased by 49%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -77.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -5.6% and child population has decreased by -32.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ekchaka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.1% 49% -77.1% -5.6% -32.7%
Male -8.7% 33.9% -82.2% -20.6% -34.3%
Female 12.7% 64.9% -72.4% 7.8% -31.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1252 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1164, in schedule caste is 1660 and in schedule tribe is 1519. There are 1080 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 238 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 50 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ekchaka

Total General SC ST Child
Change 238 219 588 400 50
2011 1252 1164 1660 1519 1080
2001 1014 945 1072 1119 1030

Literacy

Total 1224 people in the village are literate, among them 619 are male and 605 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ekchaka is 68%. 78% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ekchaka

Total Male Female
Change 5.3% 7.5% 5.2%
2011 67.7% 77.8% 59.8%
2001 62.4% 70.3% 54.6%

Workers profile

Ekchaka has 39% (774) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 19% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ekchaka

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.9% 31.7% 7.1% 61.1%
Male 63.7% 58.8% 4.9% 36.3%
Female 19.1% 10.1% 8.9% 80.9%