Bara Kanthalia Village, with population of 2782 is Barrackpur - II sub district's the 6th least populous village, located in Barrackpur - II sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Bara Kanthalia village is 1 km2 and it is the 8th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2318 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Barrackpur and distance from Bara Kanthalia village to Barrackpur is 5 km. Pin code of Bara Kanthalia village is 700121.

Demographics

The village is home to 2782 people, among them 1441 (52%) are male and 1341 (48%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bara Kanthalia village is 8%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 679 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bara Kanthalia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,782 2,351 383 48 219
Male 1,441 1,212 204 25 122
Female 1,341 1,139 179 23 97

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2373. Female population growth rate of the village is 25.6% which is 15.2% higher than male population growth rate of 10.4%. General caste population has increased by 25.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -58.6% and child population has decreased by 0% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bara Kanthalia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.2% 25.6% -0.5% -58.6% 0%
Male 10.4% 21.4% 1.5% -76.4% 11.9%
Female 25.6% 30.3% -2.7% 130% -11.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 931 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 940, in schedule caste is 877 and in schedule tribe is 920. There are 795 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 113 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 214 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bara Kanthalia

Total General SC ST Child
Change 113 64 -38 826 -214
2011 931 940 877 920 795
2001 818 876 915 94 1009

Literacy

Total 2432 people in the village are literate, among them 1277 are male and 1155 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bara Kanthalia is 95%. 97% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bara Kanthalia

Total Male Female
Change 3.2% 0.5% 6.9%
2011 94.9% 96.8% 92.8%
2001 91.7% 96.3% 85.9%

Workers profile

Bara Kanthalia has 38% (1053) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 16% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bara Kanthalia

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.9% 29.2% 8.7% 62.1%
Male 57.8% 48.2% 9.6% 42.2%
Female 16.4% 8.7% 7.7% 83.6%