Kharua Rajapur Village, with population of 1591 is Bongaon sub district's the 54th 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 Kharua Rajapur village is 2 km2 and it is the 53rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 683 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangoan and distance from Kharua Rajapur village to Bangoan is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kharua Rajapur village is 743245.

Demographics

The village is home to 1591 people, among them 813 (51%) are male and 778 (49%) are female. 31% of the whole population are from general caste, 69% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kharua Rajapur village is 9%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 396 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kharua Rajapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,591 489 1,095 7 151
Male 813 251 557 5 70
Female 778 238 538 2 81

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1557. Female population growth rate of the village is 1.6% which is -1.2% lower than male population growth rate of 2.8%. General caste population has increased by 6.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.2% and child population has decreased by -14.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kharua Rajapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2 6 -0 0 -15
Male 3 3 2 0 -21
Female 2 10 -2 0 -9

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 948, in schedule caste is 966 and in schedule tribe is 400. There are 1157 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 146 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kharua Rajapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -11 63 -39 400 146
2011 957 948 966 400 1,157
2001 968 885 1,005 0 1,011

Literacy

Total 1295 people in the village are literate, among them 700 are male and 595 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kharua Rajapur is 90%. 94% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kharua Rajapur

Total Male Female
Change 18 15 21
2011 90 94 85
2001 72 80 65

Workers profile

Kharua Rajapur has 29% (465) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 5% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kharua Rajapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29 28 2 71
Male 53 50 2 47
Female 5 4 1 95