Magurkhali Village, with population of 719 is Bongaon sub district's the 11th 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 Magurkhali village is 1 km2 and it is the 40th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 557 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Magurkhali village to Bongaon is 22 km. Pin code of Magurkhali village is 743297.

Demographics

The village is home to 719 people, among them 350 (49%) are male and 369 (51%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Magurkhali village is 13%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 185 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Magurkhali

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 719 646 69 4 92
Male 350 311 37 2 46
Female 369 335 32 2 46

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 628. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.4% which is 3.9% higher than male population growth rate of 12.5%. General caste population has increased by 17.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -13.8% and child population has increased by 16.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Magurkhali

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.5% 17.9% -13.8% 0% 16.5%
Male 12.5% 13.5% 0% 0% 48.4%
Female 16.4% 22.3% -25.6% 0% -4.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1054 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1077, in schedule caste is 865 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1000 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 548 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Magurkhali

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 77 -297 1000 -548
2011 1054 1077 865 1000 1000
2001 1019 1000 1162 0 1548

Literacy

Total 484 people in the village are literate, among them 257 are male and 227 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Magurkhali is 77%. 85% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Magurkhali

Total Male Female
Change 7.4% 6.6% 9.0%
2011 77.2% 84.5% 70.3%
2001 69.8% 77.9% 61.3%

Workers profile

Magurkhali has 35% (252) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 7% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Magurkhali

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35% 31.3% 3.8% 65%
Male 64.3% 58% 6.3% 35.7%
Female 7.3% 6% 1.4% 92.7%