Nakful Village, with population of 4499 is Bongaon sub district's the 18th most populous village, located in Bongaon sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Nakful village is 6 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 703 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Nakful village to Bongaon is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Nakful village is 743251.

Demographics

The village is home to 4499 people, among them 2330 (52%) are male and 2169 (48%) are female. 52% of the whole population are from general caste, 47% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nakful village is 10%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 1092 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nakful

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,499 2,344 2,134 21 439
Male 2,330 1,227 1,094 9 245
Female 2,169 1,117 1,040 12 194

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4259. Female population growth rate of the village is 6% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 5.3%. General caste population has increased by 1.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 320% and child population has decreased by -17.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nakful

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6 2 10 320 -18
Male 5 1 10 350 -13
Female 6 2 9 300 -22

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 931 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 951 and in schedule tribe is 1333. There are 792 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 91 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nakful

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 13 -8 -167 -91
2011 931 910 951 1,333 792
2001 925 897 959 1,500 883

Literacy

Total 3127 people in the village are literate, among them 1710 are male and 1417 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nakful is 77%. 82% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nakful

Total Male Female
Change 3 1 6
2011 77 82 72
2001 74 81 66

Workers profile

Nakful has 36% (1624) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 8% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nakful

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36 31 6 64
Male 62 54 8 38
Female 8 6 3 92