Rajipur Village, with population of 1920 is Bhatar sub district's the 51st most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Rajipur village is 2 km2 and it is the 26th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1255 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Rajipur village to Burdwan is 25 km. Pin code of Rajipur village is 713125.

Demographics

The village is home to 1920 people, among them 998 (52%) are male and 922 (48%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rajipur village is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 428 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rajipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,920 1,477 297 146 227
Male 998 775 155 68 116
Female 922 702 142 78 111

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1740. Female population growth rate of the village is 10% which is -0.6% lower than male population growth rate of 10.6%. General caste population has increased by 8.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 47.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -15.6% and child population has decreased by -10.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rajipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10 8 48 -16 -11
Male 11 10 37 -22 -19
Female 10 6 61 -9 0

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 924 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 906, in schedule caste is 916 and in schedule tribe is 1147. There are 957 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 181 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rajipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -5 -40 137 158 181
2011 924 906 916 1,147 957
2001 929 946 779 989 776

Literacy

Total 1220 people in the village are literate, among them 673 are male and 547 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rajipur is 72%. 76% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rajipur

Total Male Female
Change 2 1 1
2011 72 76 67
2001 71 75 66

Workers profile

Rajipur has 41% (789) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 18% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rajipur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41 22 19 59
Male 62 41 21 38
Female 18 2 16 82