Purbba Harmati Village, with population of 1992 is Maynaguri sub district's the 18th least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Purbba Harmati village is 3 km2 and it is the 12th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 626 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Purbba Harmati village to Maynaguri is 12 km. Pin code of Purbba Harmati village is 735305. 0.1 square kilometer (3%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1992 people, among them 1031 (52%) are male and 961 (48%) are female. 12% of the whole population are from general caste, 87% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Purbba Harmati village is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 436 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Purbba Harmati

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,992 248 1,730 14 241
Male 1,031 127 898 6 123
Female 961 121 832 8 118

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -1.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2020. Female population growth rate of the village is -1.4% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of -1.3%. General caste population has increased by 30.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -5.5% and child population has decreased by -24.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Purbba Harmati

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1.4% 30.5% -5.5% 0% -24.5%
Male -1.3% 29.6% -5.2% 0% -27.6%
Female -1.4% 31.5% -5.8% 0% -20.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 932 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 953, in schedule caste is 927 and in schedule tribe is 1333. There are 959 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 increased by 83 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Purbba Harmati

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 14 -5 1333 83
2011 932 953 927 1333 959
2001 933 939 932 0 876

Literacy

Total 1472 people in the village are literate, among them 820 are male and 652 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Purbba Harmati is 84%. 90% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Purbba Harmati

Total Male Female
Change 5.7% 0.0% 11.4%
2011 84.1% 90.3% 77.3%
2001 78.4% 90.3% 65.9%

Workers profile

Purbba Harmati has 33% (649) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 9% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Purbba Harmati

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.6% 27.1% 5.5% 67.4%
Male 54.2% 47.6% 6.6% 45.8%
Female 9.4% 5.1% 4.3% 90.6%