Joka Village, with population of 692 is Bongaon sub district's the 9th least populous village, located in Bongaon sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Joka village is 1 km2 and it is the 4th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1258 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangaon and distance from Joka village to Bangaon is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Joka village is 743251.

Demographics

The village is home to 692 people, among them 350 (51%) are male and 342 (49%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Joka village is 7%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 175 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Joka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 692 505 187 0 47
Male 350 265 85 0 22
Female 342 240 102 0 25

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 6.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 650. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.9% which is -1.1% lower than male population growth rate of 7%. General caste population has increased by 2.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.4% and child population has decreased by -33.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Joka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.5% 2.6% 18.4% 0% -33.8%
Male 7% 3.1% 21.4% 0% -42.1%
Female 5.9% 2.1% 15.9% 0% -24.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 977 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 906, in schedule caste is 1200. There are 1136 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 increased by 268 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Joka

Total General SC ST Child
Change -11 -8 -57 0 268
2011 977 906 1200 0 1136
2001 988 914 1257 0 868

Literacy

Total 601 people in the village are literate, among them 324 are male and 277 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Joka is 93%. 99% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Joka

Total Male Female
Change 17.0% 14.4% 19.5%
2011 93.2% 98.8% 87.4%
2001 76.2% 84.4% 67.9%

Workers profile

Joka has 44% (304) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 69% male and 18% female population are working population. 69% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Joka

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.9% 43.5% 0.4% 56.1%
Male 69.1% 68.9% 0.3% 30.9%
Female 18.1% 17.5% 0.6% 81.9%