Kalinagar Village, with population of about 29 thousand is Kakdwip sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Kakdwip sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Kalinagar village is 8 km2 and it is the 11th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 3593 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Diamond Harbour and distance from Kalinagar village to Diamond Harbour is 40 km. Pin code of Kalinagar village is 743347.

Demographics

The village is home to about 29 thousand people, among them about 15 thousand (52%) are male and about 14 thousand (48%) are female. 47% of the whole population are from general caste, 53% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kalinagar village is 13%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 5775 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kalinagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28,669 13,532 15,059 78 3,633
Male 14,904 6,941 7,921 42 1,801
Female 13,765 6,591 7,138 36 1,832

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 33.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 32.2% which is -1.8% lower than male population growth rate of 34%. General caste population has increased by 33.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -64.4% and child population has increased by 0.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kalinagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 33.1% 33.4% 34.8% -64.4% 0.3%
Male 34% 33.1% 36.5% -58.8% -2.1%
Female 32.2% 33.6% 33% -69.2% 2.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 924 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 950, in schedule caste is 901 and in schedule tribe is 857. There are 1017 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 48 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kalinagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -13 4 -24 -290 48
2011 924 950 901 857 1017
2001 937 946 925 1147 969

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 9460 are male and 7259 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kalinagar is 67%. 72% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kalinagar

Total Male Female
Change 7.9% 3.7% 12.2%
2011 66.8% 72.2% 60.8%
2001 58.9% 68.5% 48.6%

Workers profile

Kalinagar has 39% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 17% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kalinagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.5% 28.2% 10.3% 61.5%
Male 58.1% 49.2% 8.9% 41.9%
Female 17.3% 5.4% 11.9% 82.7%