Khamarkalla Village, with population of about 13 thousand is Bongaon sub district's the most populous village, located in Bongaon sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Khamarkalla village is 5 km2 and it is the 10th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2714 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Khamarkalla which is within the village. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Khamarkalla village is 743701.

Demographics

The village is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 6522 (52%) are male and 6123 (48%) are female. 49% of the whole population are from general caste, 47% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khamarkalla village is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 2915 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khamarkalla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,645 6,236 5,953 456 1,117
Male 6,522 3,201 3,080 241 587
Female 6,123 3,035 2,873 215 530

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.3% which is -1.8% lower than male population growth rate of 12.1%. General caste population has increased by 6.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 43.8% and child population has decreased by -10.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khamarkalla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.2% 6.3% 14.9% 43.8% -10.9%
Male 12.1% 6.5% 16.6% 40.1% -6.7%
Female 10.3% 6% 13.1% 48.3% -15.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 939 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 948, in schedule caste is 933 and in schedule tribe is 892. There are 903 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 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 91 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khamarkalla

Total General SC ST Child
Change -14 -4 -29 49 -91
2011 939 948 933 892 903
2001 953 952 962 843 994

Literacy

Total about 10 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 5425 are male and 4741 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khamarkalla is 88%. 91% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khamarkalla

Total Male Female
Change 9.4% 7.0% 12.0%
2011 88.2% 91.4% 84.8%
2001 78.8% 84.4% 72.8%

Workers profile

Khamarkalla has 36% (4573) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 12% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khamarkalla

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.2% 32.9% 3.3% 63.8%
Male 59.2% 56.6% 2.6% 40.8%
Female 11.7% 7.7% 4% 88.3%