Chengmari Village, with population of 2713 is Maynaguri sub district's the 29th least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Chengmari village is 5 km2 and it is the 37th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 550 persons per km2.

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

Demographics

The village is home to 2713 people, among them 1391 (51%) are male and 1322 (49%) are female. 16% of the whole population are from general caste, 81% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chengmari village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 642 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chengmari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,713 447 2,197 69 389
Male 1,391 234 1,128 29 209
Female 1,322 213 1,069 40 180

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2521. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.3% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of 7%. General caste population has decreased by 0%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -32.4% and child population has decreased by -5.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chengmari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8 0 11 -32 -6
Male 7 7 9 -40 9
Female 8 -7 14 -26 -19

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 950 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 948 and in schedule tribe is 1379. There are 861 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 301 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chengmari

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 -131 39 254 -301
2011 950 910 948 1,379 861
2001 939 1,041 909 1,125 1,162

Literacy

Total 1624 people in the village are literate, among them 919 are male and 705 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chengmari is 70%. 78% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chengmari

Total Male Female
Change 14 11 19
2011 70 78 62
2001 56 67 43

Workers profile

Chengmari has 47% (1265) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 33% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 25% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chengmari

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47 40 7 53
Male 59 55 5 41
Female 33 25 9 67