Taranipur Village, with population of 1177 is Bongaon sub district's the 34th 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 Taranipur village is 1 km2 and it is the 43rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 885 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Taranipur village to Bongaon is 18 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Taranipur village is 743290.

Demographics

The village is home to 1177 people, among them 622 (53%) are male and 555 (47%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Taranipur village is 8%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 311 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Taranipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,177 862 315 0 94
Male 622 457 165 0 46
Female 555 405 150 0 48

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 3.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1142. Female population growth rate of the village is -1.4% which is -8.8% lower than male population growth rate of 7.4%. General caste population has increased by 4.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.3% and child population has decreased by -9.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Taranipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3.1% 4.4% -0.3% 0% -9.6%
Male 7.4% 5.8% 12.2% 0% -16.4%
Female -1.4% 2.8% -11.2% 0% -2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 892 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 886, in schedule caste is 909. There are 1043 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 80 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 152 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Taranipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -80 -26 -241 0 152
2011 892 886 909 0 1043
2001 972 912 1150 0 891

Literacy

Total 1020 people in the village are literate, among them 558 are male and 462 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Taranipur is 94%. 97% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Taranipur

Total Male Female
Change 9.8% 4.2% 15.2%
2011 94.2% 96.9% 91.1%
2001 84.4% 92.7% 75.9%

Workers profile

Taranipur has 48% (568) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 34% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Taranipur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 48.3% 38.2% 10% 51.7%
Male 61.4% 59% 2.4% 38.6%
Female 33.5% 15% 18.6% 66.5%