Penchahahi Village, with population of 4848 is Maynaguri sub district's the 15th most populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Penchahahi village is 4 km2 and it is the 28th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1143 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Penchahahi village to Maynaguri is 13 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Penchahahi village is 735307.

Demographics

The village is home to 4848 people, among them 2502 (52%) are male and 2346 (48%) are female. 26% of the whole population are from general caste, 74% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Penchahahi village is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1202 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Penchahahi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,848 1,248 3,597 3 580
Male 2,502 645 1,856 1 314
Female 2,346 603 1,741 2 266

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4251. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.9% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 14.1%. General caste population has increased by 8.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.2% and child population has decreased by -9.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Penchahahi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14 8 16 0 -10
Male 14 10 16 0 0
Female 14 6 17 0 -19

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 938 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 935, in schedule caste is 938 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 847 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 198 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Penchahahi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 -29 8 2,000 -198
2011 938 935 938 2,000 847
2001 939 964 930 0 1,045

Literacy

Total 3168 people in the village are literate, among them 1769 are male and 1399 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Penchahahi is 74%. 81% of male and 67% 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 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Penchahahi

Total Male Female
Change 8 4 12
2011 74 81 67
2001 66 77 55

Workers profile

Penchahahi has 35% (1718) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 13% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Penchahahi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35 30 6 65
Male 56 52 4 44
Female 13 6 7 87