Purana Bangaon Village, with population of 8265 is Bongaon sub district's the 4th 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 Purana Bangaon village is 5 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1505 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangoan and distance from Purana Bangaon village to Bangoan is 4 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Purana Bangaon village is 743235.

Demographics

The village is home to 8265 people, among them 4293 (52%) are male and 3972 (48%) are female. 36% of the whole population are from general caste, 63% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Purana Bangaon village is 10%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1891 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Purana Bangaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,265 2,987 5,236 42 807
Male 4,293 1,565 2,712 16 399
Female 3,972 1,422 2,524 26 408

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7117. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.9% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 15.5%. General caste population has increased by 16.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.1% and child population has decreased by -15.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Purana Bangaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.1% 16.4% 15.1% 0% -15.8%
Male 15.5% 15.5% 14.8% 0% -21.9%
Female 16.9% 17.4% 15.4% 0% -8.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 925 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 909, in schedule caste is 931 and in schedule tribe is 1625. There are 1023 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 148 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Purana Bangaon

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 15 5 1625 148
2011 925 909 931 1625 1023
2001 914 894 926 0 875

Literacy

Total 5664 people in the village are literate, among them 3172 are male and 2492 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Purana Bangaon is 76%. 81% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Purana Bangaon

Total Male Female
Change 12.6% 9.9% 15.7%
2011 75.9% 81.5% 69.9%
2001 63.3% 71.6% 54.2%

Workers profile

Purana Bangaon has 35% (2886) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 9% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Purana Bangaon

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.9% 33% 1.9% 65.1%
Male 59.2% 57.6% 1.6% 40.8%
Female 8.6% 6.4% 2.2% 91.4%