Rautara Village, with population of 1279 is Bongaon sub district's the 40th least populous village, located in Bongaon sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Rautara village is 1 km2 and it is the 39th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 999 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangaon and distance from Rautara village to Bangaon is 10 km. Pin code of Rautara village is 743251.

Demographics

The village is home to 1279 people, among them 643 (50%) are male and 636 (50%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rautara village is 9%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 333 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rautara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,279 1,204 75 0 115
Male 643 608 35 0 63
Female 636 596 40 0 52

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1158. Female population growth rate of the village is 9.7% which is -1.5% lower than male population growth rate of 11.2%. General caste population has increased by 12.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -15.7% and child population has decreased by -27.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rautara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.4% 12.6% -15.7% 0% -27.7%
Male 11.2% 12.6% -7.9% 0% -16%
Female 9.7% 12.7% -21.6% 0% -38.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 989 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 980, in schedule caste is 1143. There are 825 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 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 295 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rautara

Total General SC ST Child
Change -14 0 -199 0 -295
2011 989 980 1143 0 825
2001 1003 980 1342 0 1120

Literacy

Total 925 people in the village are literate, among them 470 are male and 455 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rautara is 79%. 81% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rautara

Total Male Female
Change 11.4% 8.6% 14.2%
2011 79.5% 81% 77.9%
2001 68.1% 72.4% 63.7%

Workers profile

Rautara has 33% (418) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 4% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rautara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.7% 21.2% 11.5% 67.3%
Male 60.8% 40.7% 20.1% 39.2%
Female 4.2% 1.4% 2.8% 95.8%