Panchita Village, with population of 5148 is Bongaon sub district's the 12th 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 Panchita village is 4 km2 and it is the 25th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1446 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangaon and distance from Panchita village to Bangaon is 8 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Panchita village is 743251.

Demographics

The village is home to 5148 people, among them 2703 (53%) are male and 2445 (47%) are female. 28% of the whole population are from general caste, 72% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Panchita village is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1227 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Panchita

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,148 1,417 3,706 25 525
Male 2,703 757 1,931 15 264
Female 2,445 660 1,775 10 261

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -0.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5175. Female population growth rate of the village is 0.1% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of -1.1%. General caste population has decreased by -17.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.4% and child population has decreased by -21.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Panchita

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1 -18 7 0 -21
Male -1 -17 6 0 -25
Female 0 -19 9 0 -16

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 905 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 872, in schedule caste is 919 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 989 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 110 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Panchita

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 -23 25 667 110
2011 905 872 919 667 989
2001 894 895 894 0 879

Literacy

Total 3951 people in the village are literate, among them 2216 are male and 1735 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Panchita is 85%. 91% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Panchita

Total Male Female
Change 8 4 11
2011 86 91 79
2001 78 87 68

Workers profile

Panchita has 35% (1805) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 10% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Panchita

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35 31 4 65
Male 57 52 5 43
Female 10 7 3 90