Chapgar Village, with population of 2804 is Maynaguri sub district's the 34th least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Chapgar village is 5 km2 and it is the 26th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 523 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Chapgar village to Maynaguri is 5 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Chapgar village is 735224.

Demographics

The village is home to 2804 people, among them 1454 (52%) are male and 1350 (48%) are female. 7% of the whole population are from general caste, 93% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chapgar village is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 606 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chapgar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,804 207 2,597 0 364
Male 1,454 97 1,357 0 186
Female 1,350 110 1,240 0 178

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2736. Female population growth rate of the village is 2% which is -0.9% lower than male population growth rate of 2.9%. General caste population has decreased by -18.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.7% and child population has decreased by -12.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chapgar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3 -19 5 -100 -13
Male 3 -21 5 -100 -6
Female 2 -17 4 0 -20

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 928 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1134, in schedule caste is 914. There are 957 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 165 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chapgar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -8 52 -9 0 -165
2011 928 1,134 914 0 957
2001 936 1,082 923 0 1,122

Literacy

Total 1851 people in the village are literate, among them 1040 are male and 811 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chapgar is 76%. 82% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chapgar

Total Male Female
Change 14 10 18
2011 76 82 69
2001 62 72 51

Workers profile

Chapgar has 36% (1010) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 13% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chapgar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36 28 8 64
Male 58 50 8 42
Female 13 5 7 87