Paikpara Village, with population of 6397 is Bongaon sub district's the 9th 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 Paikpara village is 5 km2 and it is the 11th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1397 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangaon and distance from Paikpara village to Bangaon is 5 km. Pin code of Paikpara village is 743405.

Demographics

The village is home to 6397 people, among them 3291 (51%) are male and 3106 (49%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Paikpara village is 11%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1520 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Paikpara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,397 5,247 1,127 23 730
Male 3,291 2,707 571 13 358
Female 3,106 2,540 556 10 372

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 23.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5175. Female population growth rate of the village is 25.4% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 21.9%. General caste population has increased by 24%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15% and child population has decreased by -6.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Paikpara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.6% 24% 21.8% 15% -6.6%
Male 21.9% 21.7% 23.1% 30% -10.7%
Female 25.4% 26.7% 20.6% 0% -2.4%

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 938, in schedule caste is 974 and in schedule tribe is 769. There are 1039 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 89 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Paikpara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 37 -20 -231 89
2011 944 938 974 769 1039
2001 917 901 994 1000 950

Literacy

Total 4296 people in the village are literate, among them 2301 are male and 1995 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Paikpara is 76%. 78% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Paikpara

Total Male Female
Change 1.7% -1.8% 5.7%
2011 75.8% 78.5% 73%
2001 74.1% 80.3% 67.3%

Workers profile

Paikpara has 40% (2558) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 15% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Paikpara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40% 32.1% 7.9% 60%
Male 63.2% 58.4% 4.8% 36.8%
Female 15.4% 4.2% 11.2% 84.6%