Khari Village, with population of about 22 thousand is Mathurapur - II sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Mathurapur - II sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Khari village is 13 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1749 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaynagar and distance from Khari village to Jaynagar is 20 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Khari village is 743603.

Demographics

The village is home to about 22 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (52%) are male and about 11 thousand (48%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khari village is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 4679 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21,900 18,092 3,807 1 2,289
Male 11,280 9,298 1,981 1 1,184
Female 10,620 8,794 1,826 0 1,105

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 18% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.2% which is -1.6% lower than male population growth rate of 18.8%. General caste population has increased by 20.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -94.1% and child population has decreased by -12.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18% 20.7% 7.1% -94.1% -12.5%
Male 18.8% 21.1% 9.5% -85.7% -11.6%
Female 17.2% 20.3% 4.6% -100% -13.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 941 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 946, in schedule caste is 922. There are 933 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khari

Total General SC ST Child
Change -14 -6 -43 -1429 -20
2011 941 946 922 0 933
2001 955 952 965 1429 953

Literacy

Total about 15 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 8375 are male and 6556 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khari is 76%. 83% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khari

Total Male Female
Change 5.3% 1.0% 9.8%
2011 76.1% 83% 68.9%
2001 70.8% 82% 59.1%

Workers profile

Khari has 37% (8029) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 15% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khari

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.7% 24.8% 11.9% 63.3%
Male 56.6% 43% 13.7% 43.4%
Female 15.4% 5.4% 10% 84.6%