Zafarpur Village, with population of about 15 thousand is Basirhat - II sub district's the most populous village, located in Basirhat - II sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Zafarpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 27th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 12739 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Basirhat and distance from Zafarpur village to Basirhat is 9 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Zafarpur village is 743428.

Demographics

The village is home to about 15 thousand people, among them 7659 (51%) are male and 7500 (49%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Zafarpur village is 13%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 3373 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Zafarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,159 13,742 625 792 1,966
Male 7,659 6,945 319 395 928
Female 7,500 6,797 306 397 1,038

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 21.5% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of 19.2%. General caste population has increased by 20.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 28.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 18% and child population has decreased by -7.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Zafarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.4% 20.1% 28.6% 18% -7.7%
Male 19.2% 19.3% 24.1% 14.2% -12.7%
Female 21.5% 21% 33.6% 22.2% -2.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 979 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 979, in schedule caste is 959 and in schedule tribe is 1005. There are 1119 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 115 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Zafarpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 14 68 66 115
2011 979 979 959 1005 1119
2001 961 965 891 939 1004

Literacy

Total about 10 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 5406 are male and 4847 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Zafarpur is 78%. 80% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Zafarpur

Total Male Female
Change 11.3% 7.5% 15.3%
2011 77.7% 80.3% 75%
2001 66.4% 72.8% 59.7%

Workers profile

Zafarpur has 34% (5211) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 9% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Zafarpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.4% 26.2% 8.2% 65.6%
Male 59.5% 46.3% 13.2% 40.5%
Female 8.7% 5.7% 3% 91.3%