Kaoagap Village, with population of 2808 is Maynaguri sub district's the 35th least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Kaoagap village is 5 km2 and it is the 39th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 586 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Kaoagap village to Maynaguri is 10 km. Pin code of Kaoagap village is 735224.

Demographics

The village is home to 2808 people, among them 1475 (53%) are male and 1333 (47%) are female. 13% of the whole population are from general caste, 78% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kaoagap village is 16%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 635 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kaoagap

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,808 371 2,188 249 441
Male 1,475 195 1,142 138 240
Female 1,333 176 1,046 111 201

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2330. Female population growth rate of the village is 22.7% which is 4.1% higher than male population growth rate of 18.6%. General caste population has decreased by -37.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 44.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 11.7% and child population has increased by 23.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kaoagap

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.5% -37.9% 44.9% 11.7% 23.9%
Male 18.6% -38.1% 41.5% 13.1% 26.3%
Female 22.7% -37.6% 48.8% 9.9% 21.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 904 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 903, in schedule caste is 916 and in schedule tribe is 804. There are 838 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 36 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kaoagap

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 8 45 -24 -36
2011 904 903 916 804 838
2001 873 895 871 828 874

Literacy

Total 1528 people in the village are literate, among them 886 are male and 642 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kaoagap is 65%. 72% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kaoagap

Total Male Female
Change 7.5% 1.5% 14.6%
2011 64.6% 71.7% 56.7%
2001 57.1% 70.2% 42.1%

Workers profile

Kaoagap has 43% (1211) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 25% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kaoagap

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.1% 25.3% 17.8% 56.9%
Male 59.2% 45% 14.2% 40.8%
Female 25.4% 3.5% 21.9% 74.6%