Kumarapara Village, with population of about 18 thousand is Mathurapur - II sub district's the 4th 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 Kumarapara village is 20 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 889 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Joynagar and distance from Kumarapara village to Joynagar is 27 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kumarapara village is 743383.

Demographics

The village is home to about 18 thousand people, among them 9117 (52%) are male and 8565 (48%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kumarapara village is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3654 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kumarapara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,682 13,072 3,573 1,037 2,226
Male 9,117 6,732 1,870 515 1,137
Female 8,565 6,340 1,703 522 1,089

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 15% which is -0.6% lower than male population growth rate of 15.6%. General caste population has increased by 14.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 5.7% and child population has decreased by -2.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kumarapara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.3% 14.6% 21.3% 5.7% -2.9%
Male 15.6% 14.7% 22.4% 5.3% -2.9%
Female 15% 14.5% 20.1% 6.1% -2.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 939 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 942, in schedule caste is 911 and in schedule tribe is 1014. There are 958 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 0 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kumarapara

Total General SC ST Child
Change -5 -2 -17 8 0
2011 939 942 911 1014 958
2001 944 944 928 1006 958

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 6740 are male and 5010 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kumarapara is 76%. 84% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kumarapara

Total Male Female
Change 11.6% 6.9% 16.5%
2011 76% 84.5% 67%
2001 64.4% 77.6% 50.5%

Workers profile

Kumarapara has 36% (6369) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 12% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 29% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kumarapara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36% 16.9% 19.1% 64%
Male 59% 30% 29% 41%
Female 11.6% 3% 8.6% 88.4%