Amguri Village, with population of 6134 is Maynaguri sub district's the 8th most populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Amguri village is 7 km2 and it is the 11th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 918 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Amguri which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Amguri village to Maynaguri is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Amguri village is 735224. 0.02 square kilometer (0%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 6134 people, among them 3170 (52%) are male and 2964 (48%) are female. 24% of the whole population are from general caste, 76% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Amguri village is 13%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1478 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Amguri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,134 1,451 4,681 2 782
Male 3,170 737 2,433 0 382
Female 2,964 714 2,248 2 400

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 30.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4714. Female population growth rate of the village is 31.4% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 29%. General caste population has increased by 38.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -50% and child population has increased by 18.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Amguri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30.1% 38.6% 27.8% -50% 18.7%
Male 29% 35.5% 27.2% -100% 11%
Female 31.4% 41.9% 28.5% -33.3% 27%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 935 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 969, in schedule caste is 924. There are 1047 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 131 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Amguri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 44 9 -3000 131
2011 935 969 924 0 1047
2001 918 925 915 3000 916

Literacy

Total 3756 people in the village are literate, among them 2151 are male and 1605 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Amguri is 70%. 77% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Amguri

Total Male Female
Change 8.5% 4.0% 13.6%
2011 70.2% 77.2% 62.6%
2001 61.7% 73.2% 49%

Workers profile

Amguri has 38% (2328) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 16% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Amguri

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38% 29.3% 8.6% 62%
Male 58.5% 50% 8.5% 41.5%
Female 16% 7.3% 8.8% 84%