Narjja Village, with population of 1460 is Bhatar sub district's the 40th least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Narjja village is 4 km2 and it is the 33rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 368 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Narjja village to Burdwan is 18 km. Pin code of Narjja village is 713125.

Demographics

The village is home to 1460 people, among them 745 (51%) are male and 715 (49%) are female. 46% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 27% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Narjja village is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 301 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Narjja

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,460 673 387 400 153
Male 745 350 199 196 81
Female 715 323 188 204 72

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1357. Female population growth rate of the village is 6.6% which is -2% lower than male population growth rate of 8.6%. General caste population has increased by 2.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 9.6% and child population has decreased by -15% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Narjja

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.6% 2.6% 15.2% 9.6% -15%
Male 8.6% 0.3% 13.1% 21.7% -9%
Female 6.6% 5.2% 17.5% 0% -20.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 960 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 923, in schedule caste is 945 and in schedule tribe is 1041. There are 889 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 133 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Narjja

Total General SC ST Child
Change -18 43 36 -226 -133
2011 960 923 945 1041 889
2001 978 880 909 1267 1022

Literacy

Total 928 people in the village are literate, among them 521 are male and 407 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Narjja is 71%. 78% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Narjja

Total Male Female
Change 5.6% 0.9% 10.4%
2011 71% 78.5% 63.3%
2001 65.4% 77.6% 52.9%

Workers profile

Narjja has 45% (658) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 27% female population are working population. 61% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Narjja

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.1% 43.7% 1.4% 54.9%
Male 62.6% 61.1% 1.5% 37.4%
Female 26.9% 25.6% 1.3% 73.1%