Chhaygharia Village, with population of about 11 thousand is Bongaon sub district's the 2nd 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 Chhaygharia village is 7 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1458 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongoan and distance from Chhaygharia village to Bongoan is 4 km. Pin code of Chhaygharia village is 743405.

Demographics

The village is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5510 (51%) are male and 5381 (49%) are female. 51% of the whole population are from general caste, 48% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chhaygharia village is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2667 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chhaygharia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,891 5,596 5,256 39 973
Male 5,510 2,834 2,655 21 504
Female 5,381 2,762 2,601 18 469

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9995. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.5% which is 3% higher than male population growth rate of 7.5%. General caste population has increased by 3.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 30% and child population has decreased by -19.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chhaygharia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9 4 15 30 -20
Male 8 1 15 2,000 -20
Female 11 6 16 -38 -20

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 977 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 975, in schedule caste is 980 and in schedule tribe is 857. There are 931 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 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chhaygharia

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 50 12 -28,143 1
2011 977 975 980 857 931
2001 950 925 968 29,000 930

Literacy

Total 7806 people in the village are literate, among them 4142 are male and 3664 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chhaygharia is 79%. 83% of male and 75% 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 - Chhaygharia

Total Male Female
Change 3 0 6
2011 79 83 75
2001 76 82 69

Workers profile

Chhaygharia has 38% (4086) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 14% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chhaygharia

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38 29 8 63
Male 61 51 10 39
Female 14 7 7 86