Khaer Khal Village, with population of 2471 is Maynaguri sub district's the 24th least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Khaer Khal village is 4 km2 and it is the 32nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 558 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Khaer Khal village to Maynaguri is 14 km. Pin code of Khaer Khal village is 735224.

Demographics

The village is home to 2471 people, among them 1315 (53%) are male and 1156 (47%) are female. 8% of the whole population are from general caste, 92% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khaer Khal village is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 560 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khaer Khal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,471 208 2,263 0 311
Male 1,315 112 1,203 0 163
Female 1,156 96 1,060 0 148

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2077. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.6% which is -2.6% lower than male population growth rate of 20.2%. General caste population has increased by 80.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.8% and child population has decreased by -10.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khaer Khal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19 81 16 -100 -11
Male 20 90 17 -100 -10
Female 18 71 15 -100 -12

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 879 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 857, in schedule caste is 881. There are 908 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 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khaer Khal

Total General SC ST Child
Change -20 -92 -16 -600 -20
2011 879 857 881 0 908
2001 899 949 897 600 928

Literacy

Total 1659 people in the village are literate, among them 978 are male and 681 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khaer Khal is 77%. 85% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 22%. Male literacy has gone up by 19% and female literacy rate has gone up by 26%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khaer Khal

Total Male Female
Change 22 19 26
2011 77 85 68
2001 55 66 42

Workers profile

Khaer Khal has 39% (962) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 15% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khaer Khal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39 33 6 61
Male 60 56 4 40
Female 15 7 7 86