Mohanpur Village, with population of about 12 thousand is Minakhan sub district's the most populous village, located in Minakhan sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Mohanpur village is 11 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1147 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Basirhat and distance from Mohanpur village to Basirhat is 40 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Mohanpur village is 743456.

Demographics

The village is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 6421 (52%) are male and 6030 (48%) are female. 22% of the whole population are from general caste, 67% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mohanpur village is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3108 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mohanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,451 2,761 8,363 1,327 1,519
Male 6,421 1,431 4,299 691 795
Female 6,030 1,330 4,064 636 724

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.7% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 15.7%. General caste population has increased by 27.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15.7% and child population has decreased by -24.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mohanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.2% 27.4% 12.9% 15.7% -24.4%
Male 15.7% 22.9% 13.1% 17.5% -21.8%
Female 16.7% 32.6% 12.7% 13.8% -27.1%

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 929, in schedule caste is 945 and in schedule tribe is 920. There are 911 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 65 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mohanpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 67 -4 -31 -65
2011 939 929 945 920 911
2001 931 862 949 951 976

Literacy

Total 7730 people in the village are literate, among them 4433 are male and 3297 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mohanpur is 71%. 79% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mohanpur

Total Male Female
Change 8.8% 2.5% 15.9%
2011 70.7% 78.8% 62.1%
2001 61.9% 76.3% 46.2%

Workers profile

Mohanpur has 33% (4159) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 11% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mohanpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.4% 19.6% 13.8% 66.6%
Male 54.6% 34.6% 20% 45.4%
Female 10.8% 3.6% 7.2% 89.2%