Raydighi Abad Village, with population of about 20 thousand is Mathurapur - II sub district's the 3rd 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 Raydighi Abad village is 11 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1814 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaynagar and distance from Raydighi Abad village to Jaynagar is 25 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Raydighi Abad village is 743383.

Demographics

The village is home to about 20 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (52%) are male and 9883 (48%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raydighi Abad village is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 4243 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Raydighi Abad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,467 16,161 3,831 475 2,501
Male 10,584 8,350 1,983 251 1,342
Female 9,883 7,811 1,848 224 1,159

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.8% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 7.6%. General caste population has increased by 9.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 59.4% and child population has decreased by -16% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Raydighi Abad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.2% 9.5% -0.6% 59.4% -16%
Male 7.6% 9.5% -3.3% 64.1% -9.6%
Female 8.8% 9.5% 2.4% 54.5% -22.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 934 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 935, in schedule caste is 932 and in schedule tribe is 892. There are 864 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 142 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Raydighi Abad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 0 52 -56 -142
2011 934 935 932 892 864
2001 924 935 880 948 1006

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 7984 are male and 6386 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raydighi Abad is 80%. 86% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Raydighi Abad

Total Male Female
Change 10.4% 4.8% 16.8%
2011 80% 86.4% 73.2%
2001 69.6% 81.6% 56.4%

Workers profile

Raydighi Abad has 39% (8028) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 20% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Raydighi Abad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.2% 26.4% 12.8% 60.8%
Male 57.1% 43.4% 13.7% 42.9%
Female 20% 8.2% 11.8% 80%