Rajendrapur Village, with population of about 10 thousand is Basirhat - II sub district's the 4th 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 Rajendrapur village is 14 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 751 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Basirhat and distance from Rajendrapur village to Basirhat is 12 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Rajendrapur village is 743291.

Demographics

The village is home to about 10 thousand people, among them 5330 (51%) are male and 5087 (49%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rajendrapur village is 13%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 2302 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rajendrapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,417 8,274 780 1,363 1,369
Male 5,330 4,238 403 689 661
Female 5,087 4,036 377 674 708

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 4.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9926. Female population growth rate of the village is 6.6% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of 3.4%. General caste population has increased by 5.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -12.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14.5% and child population has decreased by -20.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rajendrapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.9% 5.5% -12.9% 14.5% -20.7%
Male 3.4% 5% -16.4% 8.7% -25.3%
Female 6.6% 6.1% -8.9% 21.2% -15.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 954 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 952, in schedule caste is 935 and in schedule tribe is 978. There are 1071 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 120 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rajendrapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 10 76 101 120
2011 954 952 935 978 1071
2001 926 942 859 877 951

Literacy

Total 6610 people in the village are literate, among them 3646 are male and 2964 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rajendrapur is 73%. 78% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rajendrapur

Total Male Female
Change 12.9% 12.0% 13.9%
2011 73.1% 78.1% 67.7%
2001 60.2% 66.1% 53.8%

Workers profile

Rajendrapur has 36% (3783) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 12% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rajendrapur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.3% 28.8% 7.6% 63.7%
Male 60% 50% 10% 40%
Female 11.5% 6.5% 5% 88.5%