Kanthalbari Village, with population of 4591 is Maynaguri sub district's the 18th most populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Kanthalbari village is 5 km2 and it is the 36th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 931 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Kanthalbari which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Domohani and distance from Kanthalbari village to Domohani is 5 km. Pin code of Kanthalbari village is 735224.

Demographics

The village is home to 4591 people, among them 2343 (51%) are male and 2248 (49%) are female. 39% of the whole population are from general caste, 60% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kanthalbari village is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1088 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kanthalbari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,591 1,778 2,753 60 560
Male 2,343 890 1,422 31 281
Female 2,248 888 1,331 29 279

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4057. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.6% which is -1.1% lower than male population growth rate of 13.7%. General caste population has increased by 4.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20% and child population has decreased by -4.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kanthalbari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13 5 19 20 -5
Male 14 4 21 19 -11
Female 13 6 17 21 3

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 998, in schedule caste is 936 and in schedule tribe is 935. There are 993 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 130 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kanthalbari

Total General SC ST Child
Change -9 22 -28 12 130
2011 959 998 936 935 993
2001 968 976 964 923 863

Literacy

Total 3067 people in the village are literate, among them 1753 are male and 1314 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kanthalbari is 76%. 85% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kanthalbari

Total Male Female
Change 6 5 7
2011 76 85 67
2001 70 80 60

Workers profile

Kanthalbari has 37% (1677) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 16% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kanthalbari

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 26 11 64
Male 56 46 11 44
Female 16 6 10 84