Tejhati Village, with population of 4002 is Nalhati - I sub district's the 14th most populous village, located in Nalhati - I sub district of Birbhum district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Tejhati village is 2 km2 and it is the 45th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1933 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Nalhati and distance from Tejhati village to Nalhati is 5 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Tejhati village is 731220.

Demographics

The village is home to 4002 people, among them 2002 (50%) are male and 2000 (50%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tejhati village is 16%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 907 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tejhati

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,002 2,823 1,067 112 623
Male 2,002 1,414 529 59 292
Female 2,000 1,409 538 53 331

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 3.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3882. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.9% which is 5.5% higher than male population growth rate of 0.4%. General caste population has increased by 21%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -27.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 40% and child population has decreased by -2.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tejhati

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3 21 -27 40 -3
Male 0 17 -29 55 -9
Female 6 25 -25 26 4

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 999 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 1017 and in schedule tribe is 898. There are 1134 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 52 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 140 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tejhati

Total General SC ST Child
Change 52 65 52 -207 140
2011 999 996 1,017 898 1,134
2001 947 931 965 1,105 994

Literacy

Total 2333 people in the village are literate, among them 1303 are male and 1030 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tejhati is 69%. 76% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 24%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tejhati

Total Male Female
Change 18 14 24
2011 69 76 62
2001 51 62 38

Workers profile

Tejhati has 32% (1282) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 6% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tejhati

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32 30 2 68
Male 58 55 3 42
Female 6 5 1 94