Salpa Village, with population of 672 is Burwan sub district's the 41st least populous village, located in Burwan sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Salpa village is 1 km2 and it is the 65th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 538 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kandi and distance from Salpa village to Kandi is 20 km. Pin code of Salpa village is 742132.


The village is home to 672 people, among them 351 (52%) are male and 321 (48%) are female. 40% of the whole population are from general caste, 60% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Salpa village is 14%, among them 45% are boys and 55% are girls. There are 139 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 584. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.3% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of 14%. General caste population has increased by 3.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.2% and child population has decreased by -9.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 915 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 900, in schedule caste is 924. There are 1220 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 200 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 560 people in the village are literate, among them 296 are male and 264 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Salpa is 96%. 95% of male and 97% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 38%. Male literacy has gone up by 28% and female literacy rate has gone up by 49%.

Workers profile

Salpa has 35% (237) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 5% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.