Kamaria Village, with population of about 27 thousand is Jaynagar - I sub district's the most populous village, located in Jaynagar - I sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Kamaria village is 13 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2049 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Joyanagar Majil and distance from Kamaria village to Joyanagar Majil is 20 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kamaria village is 743337.

Demographics

The village is home to about 27 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (51%) are male and about 13 thousand (49%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kamaria village is 17%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 5132 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kamaria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26,575 20,581 5,991 3 4,611
Male 13,544 10,468 3,075 1 2,330
Female 13,031 10,113 2,916 2 2,281

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 23 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 19% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of 16.2%. General caste population has increased by 26.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -6.4% and child population has decreased by -3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kamaria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.5% 26.9% -6.4% 0% -3%
Male 16.2% 26.5% -9.1% 0% -4.4%
Female 19% 27.4% -3.4% 0% -1.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 962 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 966, in schedule caste is 948 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 979 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kamaria

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 7 55 2000 29
2011 962 966 948 2000 979
2001 940 959 893 0 950

Literacy

Total about 15 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 8340 are male and 6677 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kamaria is 68%. 74% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kamaria

Total Male Female
Change 4.3% -1.9% 11.0%
2011 68.4% 74.4% 62.1%
2001 64.1% 76.3% 51.1%

Workers profile

Kamaria has 32% (8401) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 13% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 24% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kamaria

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.6% 15.2% 16.4% 68.4%
Male 49.2% 25.4% 23.8% 50.8%
Female 13.3% 4.6% 8.8% 86.7%