Paitkakhocha Village, with population of 2382 is Maynaguri sub district's the 22nd least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Paitkakhocha village is 4 km2 and it is the 29th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 558 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Domhani and distance from Paitkakhocha village to Domhani is 6 km. Pin code of Paitkakhocha village is 735302.

Demographics

The village is home to 2382 people, among them 1250 (52%) are male and 1132 (48%) are female. 38% of the whole population are from general caste, 62% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Paitkakhocha village is 14%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 505 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Paitkakhocha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,382 912 1,470 0 329
Male 1,250 478 772 0 182
Female 1,132 434 698 0 147

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 24.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1912. Female population growth rate of the village is 23.4% which is -2.2% lower than male population growth rate of 25.6%. General caste population has increased by 51%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.4% and child population has increased by 7.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Paitkakhocha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.6% 51% 12.4% 0% 7.5%
Male 25.6% 54.7% 12.5% 0% 13%
Female 23.4% 47.1% 12.2% 0% 1.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 906 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 908, in schedule caste is 904. There are 808 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 93 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Paitkakhocha

Total General SC ST Child
Change -16 -47 -3 0 -93
2011 906 908 904 0 808
2001 922 955 907 0 901

Literacy

Total 1726 people in the village are literate, among them 953 are male and 773 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Paitkakhocha is 84%. 89% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 28%. Male literacy has gone up by 22% and female literacy rate has gone up by 34%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Paitkakhocha

Total Male Female
Change 28.2% 22.3% 34.6%
2011 84.1% 89.2% 78.5%
2001 55.9% 66.9% 43.9%

Workers profile

Paitkakhocha has 46% (1099) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 36% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Paitkakhocha

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 46.1% 35.4% 10.7% 53.9%
Male 55.1% 49.9% 5.2% 44.9%
Female 36.2% 19.4% 16.8% 63.8%