Lakshmipur Village, with population of about 24 thousand is Kulpi sub district's the most populous village, located in Kulpi sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Lakshmipur village is 22 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1066 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kakdwip and distance from Lakshmipur village to Kakdwip is 18 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Lakshmipur village is 743357.

Demographics

The village is home to about 24 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (51%) are male and about 12 thousand (49%) are female. 59% of the whole population are from general caste, 41% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lakshmipur village is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 4886 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lakshmipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,956 14,091 9,850 15 2,928
Male 12,239 7,108 5,124 7 1,464
Female 11,717 6,983 4,726 8 1,464

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.1% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 12.7%. General caste population has increased by 19.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 66.7% and child population has decreased by -11.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lakshmipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.4% 19.2% 5.9% 66.7% -11.5%
Male 12.7% 17.2% 7.1% 0% -14%
Female 14.1% 21.4% 4.7% 300% -9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 982, in schedule caste is 922 and in schedule tribe is 1143. There are 1000 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 55 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lakshmipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 33 -21 857 55
2011 957 982 922 1143 1000
2001 946 949 943 286 945

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 9317 are male and 7151 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lakshmipur is 78%. 86% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lakshmipur

Total Male Female
Change 9.7% 4.4% 15.4%
2011 78.3% 86.5% 69.7%
2001 68.6% 82.1% 54.3%

Workers profile

Lakshmipur has 33% (7883) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 8% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 26% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lakshmipur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.9% 17% 15.9% 67.1%
Male 56.6% 30.4% 26.2% 43.4%
Female 8.1% 3% 5.1% 91.9%