Santoshpur Village, with population of 1963 is Bhatar sub district's the 49th most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Santoshpur village is 2 km2 and it is the 38th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 821 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Santoshpur village to Burdwan is 34 km. Pin code of Santoshpur village is 713125.

Demographics

The village is home to 1963 people, among them 1010 (51%) are male and 953 (49%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Santoshpur village is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 473 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Santoshpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,963 1,515 446 2 222
Male 1,010 788 221 1 113
Female 953 727 225 1 109

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1760. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.2% which is -2.6% lower than male population growth rate of 12.8%. General caste population has increased by 12.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.7% and child population has decreased by -3.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Santoshpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.5% 12.6% 7.7% 0% -3.9%
Male 12.8% 13.2% 11.1% 0% -1.7%
Female 10.2% 11.8% 4.7% 0% -6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 944 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 923, in schedule caste is 1018 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 965 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 44 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Santoshpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -22 -11 -62 1000 -44
2011 944 923 1018 1000 965
2001 966 934 1080 0 1009

Literacy

Total 1341 people in the village are literate, among them 744 are male and 597 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Santoshpur is 77%. 83% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Santoshpur

Total Male Female
Change 10.4% 6.4% 14.4%
2011 77% 82.9% 70.7%
2001 66.6% 76.5% 56.3%

Workers profile

Santoshpur has 35% (678) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 6% female population are working population. 61% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Santoshpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.5% 33.1% 1.4% 65.5%
Male 61.7% 60.6% 1.1% 38.3%
Female 5.8% 4% 1.8% 94.2%