Chamta Village, with population of 2267 is Bongaon sub district's the 65th 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 Chamta village is 2 km2 and it is the 51st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 961 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Chamta village to Bongaon is 10 km. Pin code of Chamta village is 743710.

Demographics

The village is home to 2267 people, among them 1145 (51%) are male and 1122 (49%) are female. 52% of the whole population are from general caste, 48% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chamta village is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 547 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chamta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,267 1,173 1,093 1 238
Male 1,145 588 556 1 123
Female 1,122 585 537 0 115

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 1.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2231. Female population growth rate of the village is 6% which is 8.4% higher than male population growth rate of -2.4%. General caste population has increased by 0.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.7% and child population has decreased by -24.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chamta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.6% 0.5% 2.7% 0% -24.7%
Male -2.4% -5% 0.4% 0% -28.1%
Female 6% 6.8% 5.3% 0% -20.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 980 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 995, in schedule caste is 966. There are 935 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 78 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 87 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chamta

Total General SC ST Child
Change 78 110 45 0 87
2011 980 995 966 0 935
2001 902 885 921 0 848

Literacy

Total 1471 people in the village are literate, among them 785 are male and 686 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chamta is 72%. 77% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chamta

Total Male Female
Change 8.6% 5.9% 11.9%
2011 72.5% 76.8% 68.1%
2001 63.9% 70.9% 56.2%

Workers profile

Chamta has 35% (790) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 11% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chamta

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.8% 31.5% 3.4% 65.2%
Male 58.2% 55.7% 2.4% 41.8%
Female 11.1% 6.7% 4.4% 88.9%