Sonchalida Village, with population of 1896 is Bhatar sub district's the 52nd least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Sonchalida village is 2 km2 and it is the 28th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1170 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Guskura and distance from Sonchalida village to Guskura is 15 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sonchalida village is 713121.

Demographics

The village is home to 1896 people, among them 946 (50%) are male and 950 (50%) are female. 40% of the whole population are from general caste, 35% are from schedule caste and 25% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sonchalida village is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 420 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sonchalida

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,896 761 658 477 195
Male 946 381 330 235 97
Female 950 380 328 242 98

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1756. Female population growth rate of the village is 9.3% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 6.7%. General caste population has increased by 12.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14.7% and child population has decreased by -14.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sonchalida

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8 12 -1 15 -15
Male 7 9 -1 15 -16
Female 9 15 0 14 -13

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1004 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 997, in schedule caste is 994 and in schedule tribe is 1030. There are 1010 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sonchalida

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 51 15 -9 27
2011 1,004 997 994 1,030 1,010
2001 980 946 979 1,039 983

Literacy

Total 1077 people in the village are literate, among them 608 are male and 469 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sonchalida is 63%. 72% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sonchalida

Total Male Female
Change 5 3 6
2011 63 72 55
2001 59 68 49

Workers profile

Sonchalida has 56% (1055) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 46% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 33% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 37% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sonchalida

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 56 20 35 44
Male 66 33 33 35
Female 46 8 38 54