Saptibari Village, with population of about 24 thousand is Maynaguri sub district's the most populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Saptibari village is 39 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 602 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Saptibari village to Maynaguri is 15 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Saptibari village is 735224.

Demographics

The village is home to about 24 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (51%) are male and about 11 thousand (49%) are female. 38% of the whole population are from general caste, 62% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Saptibari village is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 5495 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Saptibari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,693 9,054 14,601 38 3,207
Male 12,195 4,652 7,528 15 1,632
Female 11,498 4,402 7,073 23 1,575

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 8% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 8%. General caste population has increased by 17.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 40.7% and child population has decreased by -7.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Saptibari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8% 17.6% 2.7% 40.7% -7.3%
Male 8% 16.9% 3.1% 15.4% -4.3%
Female 8% 18.3% 2.3% 64.3% -10.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 943 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 946, in schedule caste is 940 and in schedule tribe is 1533. There are 965 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 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 63 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Saptibari

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 11 -6 456 -63
2011 943 946 940 1533 965
2001 943 935 946 1077 1028

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 8794 are male and 6820 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Saptibari is 76%. 83% of male and 69% 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 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Saptibari

Total Male Female
Change 10.4% 6.0% 15.3%
2011 76.2% 83.3% 68.7%
2001 65.8% 77.3% 53.4%

Workers profile

Saptibari has 37% (8737) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 16% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Saptibari

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.9% 30.1% 6.8% 63.1%
Male 56.5% 51% 5.5% 43.5%
Female 16.1% 8% 8.1% 83.9%