Gazipur Village, with population of 2515 is Bongaon sub district's the 57th 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 Gazipur village is 3 km2 and it is the 27th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 755 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Gazipur village to Bongaon is 21 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Gazipur village is 743251.

Demographics

The village is home to 2515 people, among them 1308 (52%) are male and 1207 (48%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gazipur village is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 627 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gazipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,515 2,025 473 17 238
Male 1,308 1,045 255 8 119
Female 1,207 980 218 9 119

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2309. Female population growth rate of the village is 9.3% which is 0.8% higher than male population growth rate of 8.5%. General caste population has increased by 9.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4% and child population has decreased by -28.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gazipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.9% 9.2% 4% 0% -28.3%
Male 8.5% 8.7% 4.5% 0% -30.8%
Female 9.3% 9.7% 3.3% 0% -25.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 923 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 938, in schedule caste is 855 and in schedule tribe is 1125. 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 70 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gazipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 9 -10 1125 70
2011 923 938 855 1125 1000
2001 916 929 865 0 930

Literacy

Total 1905 people in the village are literate, among them 1045 are male and 860 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gazipur is 84%. 88% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gazipur

Total Male Female
Change 8.3% 5.2% 11.5%
2011 83.7% 87.9% 79%
2001 75.4% 82.7% 67.5%

Workers profile

Gazipur has 45% (1139) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 65% male and 24% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gazipur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.3% 35.3% 10% 54.7%
Male 64.9% 57% 8% 35.1%
Female 24% 11.8% 12.3% 76%