Nalua Village, with population of about 19 thousand is Mathurapur - I sub district's the most populous village, located in Mathurapur - I sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Nalua village is 17 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1107 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Joynagar and distance from Nalua village to Joynagar is 11 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Nalua village is 743354.

Demographics

The village is home to about 19 thousand people, among them 9753 (51%) are male and 9318 (49%) are female. 54% of the whole population are from general caste, 46% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nalua village is 15%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3983 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nalua

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,071 10,213 8,846 12 2,791
Male 9,753 5,186 4,561 6 1,394
Female 9,318 5,027 4,285 6 1,397

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 23% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 22%. General caste population has increased by 29.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -76.5% and child population has increased by 4.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nalua

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.5% 29.7% 15.7% -76.5% 4.5%
Male 22% 28% 16.4% -76% 2.8%
Female 23% 31.4% 15.1% -76.9% 6.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 955 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 969, in schedule caste is 939 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1002 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 32 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nalua

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 24 -11 -40 32
2011 955 969 939 1000 1002
2001 948 945 950 1040 970

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 6406 are male and 4665 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nalua is 68%. 77% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nalua

Total Male Female
Change 11.4% 6.1% 17.1%
2011 68% 76.6% 58.9%
2001 56.6% 70.5% 41.8%

Workers profile

Nalua has 35% (6656) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 14% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nalua

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.9% 20.9% 14% 65.1%
Male 55.3% 36.5% 18.8% 44.7%
Female 13.6% 4.7% 8.9% 86.4%