Ganespur Village, with population of about 33 thousand is Kakdwip sub district's the 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 Ganespur village is 16 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2057 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Ganespur which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Diamond Harbour and distance from Ganespur village to Diamond Harbour is 47 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Ganespur village is 743347.

Demographics

The village is home to about 33 thousand people, among them about 17 thousand (51%) are male and about 16 thousand (49%) are female. 56% of the whole population are from general caste, 44% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ganespur village is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 7237 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ganespur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 32,932 18,471 14,331 130 3,561
Male 16,841 9,367 7,407 67 1,775
Female 16,091 9,104 6,924 63 1,786

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 29 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.2% which is 4.1% higher than male population growth rate of 10.1%. General caste population has increased by 10.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -37.5% and child population has decreased by -8.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ganespur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.1% 10.4% 15% -37.5% -8.6%
Male 10.1% 9.2% 13.1% -59.6% -11.5%
Female 14.2% 11.8% 17.2% 50% -5.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 955 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 972, in schedule caste is 935 and in schedule tribe is 940. There are 1006 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 63 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ganespur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 33 23 32 687 63
2011 955 972 935 940 1006
2001 922 949 903 253 943

Literacy

Total about 25 thousand people in the village are literate, among them about 14 thousand are male and about 11 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ganespur is 85%. 90% of male and 80% 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 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ganespur

Total Male Female
Change 8.2% 4.3% 12.5%
2011 85% 90% 79.7%
2001 76.8% 85.7% 67.2%

Workers profile

Ganespur has 37% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 15% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ganespur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37% 29.9% 7.1% 63%
Male 58.5% 51.1% 7.4% 41.5%
Female 14.5% 7.7% 6.8% 85.5%