Petangi Village, with population of 1044 is Bongaon sub district's the 27th 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 Petangi village is 1 km2 and it is the 9th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1411 persons per km2.

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

Demographics

The village is home to 1044 people, among them 551 (53%) are male and 493 (47%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 30% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Petangi village is 11%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 249 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Petangi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,044 728 312 4 119
Male 551 391 159 1 66
Female 493 337 153 3 53

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 853. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.1% which is -10.4% lower than male population growth rate of 27.5%. General caste population has increased by 23%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.5% and child population has decreased by -2.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Petangi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.4% 23% 19.5% 0% -2.5%
Male 27.5% 29.5% 22.3% 0% 15.8%
Female 17.1% 16.2% 16.8% 0% -18.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 895 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 862, in schedule caste is 962 and in schedule tribe is 3000. There are 803 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 80 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 337 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Petangi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -80 -98 -46 3000 -337
2011 895 862 962 3000 803
2001 975 960 1008 0 1140

Literacy

Total 651 people in the village are literate, among them 373 are male and 278 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Petangi is 70%. 77% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Petangi

Total Male Female
Change 1.5% -0.2% 2.8%
2011 70.4% 76.9% 63.2%
2001 68.9% 77.1% 60.4%

Workers profile

Petangi has 33% (341) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 7% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Petangi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.7% 31.4% 1.2% 67.3%
Male 55.7% 53.5% 2.2% 44.3%
Female 6.9% 6.7% 0.2% 93.1%