Kajaldighi Village, with population of 1514 is Maynaguri sub district's the 9th least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Kajaldighi village is 3 km2 and it is the 14th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 443 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Kajaldighi village to Maynaguri is 10 km. Pin code of Kajaldighi village is 735219.

Demographics

The village is home to 1514 people, among them 786 (52%) are male and 728 (48%) are female. 4% of the whole population are from general caste, 96% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kajaldighi village is 16%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 327 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kajaldighi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,514 67 1,447 0 246
Male 786 38 748 0 123
Female 728 29 699 0 123

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1379. Female population growth rate of the village is 9% which is -1.5% lower than male population growth rate of 10.5%. General caste population has increased by 42.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.6% and child population has increased by 2.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kajaldighi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10 43 9 0 3
Male 11 41 9 0 0
Female 9 45 8 0 5

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 926 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 763, in schedule caste is 934. There are 1000 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 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 49 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kajaldighi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -14 22 -13 0 49
2011 926 763 934 0 1,000
2001 940 741 947 0 951

Literacy

Total 861 people in the village are literate, among them 504 are male and 357 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kajaldighi is 68%. 76% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kajaldighi

Total Male Female
Change 18 17 19
2011 68 76 59
2001 50 59 40

Workers profile

Kajaldighi has 37% (555) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 13% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kajaldighi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 32 5 63
Male 58 55 4 42
Female 14 7 6 87