Harishpur Chak Village, with population of 1637 is Bongaon sub district's the 58th 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 Harishpur Chak village is 2 km2 and it is the 59th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 758 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangoan and distance from Harishpur Chak village to Bangoan is 8 km. Pin code of Harishpur Chak village is 743701.

Demographics

The village is home to 1637 people, among them 847 (52%) are male and 790 (48%) are female. 3% of the whole population are from general caste, 97% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Harishpur Chak village is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 397 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Harishpur Chak

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,637 42 1,584 11 143
Male 847 22 822 3 74
Female 790 20 762 8 69

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 39.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1173. Female population growth rate of the village is 36.9% which is -5.2% lower than male population growth rate of 42.1%. General caste population has decreased by -4.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.3% and child population has increased by 5.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Harishpur Chak

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 39.6% -4.5% 40.3% 0% 5.1%
Male 42.1% 0% 43.2% 0% 8.8%
Female 36.9% -9.1% 37.3% 0% 1.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 933 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 909, in schedule caste is 927 and in schedule tribe is 2667. There are 932 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 68 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Harishpur Chak

Total General SC ST Child
Change -35 -91 -40 2667 -68
2011 933 909 927 2667 932
2001 968 1000 967 0 1000

Literacy

Total 1145 people in the village are literate, among them 651 are male and 494 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Harishpur Chak is 77%. 84% of male and 69% 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 down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Harishpur Chak

Total Male Female
Change 0.4% 0.1% 0.5%
2011 76.6% 84.2% 68.5%
2001 76.2% 84.1% 68%

Workers profile

Harishpur Chak has 33% (544) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 4% female population are working population. 58% 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 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Harishpur Chak

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.2% 31.8% 1.4% 66.8%
Male 60.2% 57.7% 2.5% 39.8%
Female 4.3% 4.1% 0.3% 95.7%