Kumirmari Village, with population of about 17 thousand is Gosaba sub district's the most populous village, located in Gosaba sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Kumirmari village is 20 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 863 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Canning and distance from Kumirmari village to Canning is 107 km. Pin code of Kumirmari village is 743378.

Demographics

The village is home to about 17 thousand people, among them 8885 (51%) are male and 8566 (49%) are female. 6% of the whole population are from general caste, 85% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kumirmari village is 10%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 4344 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kumirmari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,451 980 14,884 1,587 1,830
Male 8,885 517 7,578 790 890
Female 8,566 463 7,306 797 940

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.9% which is 0.3% higher than male population growth rate of 7.6%. General caste population has decreased by -21.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.6% and child population has decreased by -22.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kumirmari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.8% -21.7% 9.9% 13.6% -22.3%
Male 7.6% -21.1% 9.7% 13.7% -27.6%
Female 7.9% -22.3% 10.1% 13.5% -16.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 964 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 896, in schedule caste is 964 and in schedule tribe is 1009. There are 1056 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 141 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kumirmari

Total General SC ST Child
Change 3 -14 3 -1 141
2011 964 896 964 1009 1056
2001 961 910 961 1010 915

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 7032 are male and 5367 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kumirmari is 79%. 88% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kumirmari

Total Male Female
Change 11.8% 7.9% 15.7%
2011 79.4% 88% 70.4%
2001 67.6% 80.1% 54.7%

Workers profile

Kumirmari has 43% (7530) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 23% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kumirmari

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.1% 26.1% 17.1% 56.9%
Male 62.8% 45.9% 16.9% 37.2%
Female 22.8% 5.6% 17.2% 77.2%