Ratherhat Village, with population of 2786 is Maynaguri sub district's the 32nd least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Ratherhat village is 4 km2 and it is the 20th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 733 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Ratherhat village to Maynaguri is 10 km. Pin code of Ratherhat village is 735224.

Demographics

The village is home to 2786 people, among them 1419 (51%) are male and 1367 (49%) are female. 11% of the whole population are from general caste, 89% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ratherhat village is 12%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 624 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ratherhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,786 299 2,485 2 347
Male 1,419 137 1,281 1 161
Female 1,367 162 1,204 1 186

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2412. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.8% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 14.3%. General caste population has increased by 21.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.7% and child population has decreased by -17.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ratherhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16 22 15 0 -17
Male 14 15 14 0 -25
Female 17 28 15 0 -9

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1182, in schedule caste is 940 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1155 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 202 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ratherhat

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 115 11 1,000 202
2011 963 1,182 940 1,000 1,155
2001 942 1,067 929 0 953

Literacy

Total 1893 people in the village are literate, among them 1089 are male and 804 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ratherhat is 78%. 87% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ratherhat

Total Male Female
Change 10 6 15
2011 78 87 68
2001 68 81 53

Workers profile

Ratherhat has 34% (942) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 10% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ratherhat

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34 27 7 66
Male 57 50 7 44
Female 10 3 7 90