Garibpur Village, with population of 1839 is Bongaon sub district's the 75th 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 Garibpur village is 2 km2 and it is the 59th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1135 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Garibpur village to Bongaon is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Garibpur village is 743710.

Demographics

The village is home to 1839 people, among them 920 (50%) are male and 919 (50%) are female. 30% of the whole population are from general caste, 47% are from schedule caste and 23% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Garibpur village is 10%, among them 45% are boys and 55% are girls. There are 441 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Garibpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,839 548 871 420 180
Male 920 279 429 212 81
Female 919 269 442 208 99

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1711. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.4% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 7.6%. General caste population has increased by 9.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -0.5% and child population has decreased by -22.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Garibpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.5% 9.6% 10.4% -0.5% -22.7%
Male 7.6% 9.8% 8.3% 3.4% -30.8%
Female 7.4% 9.3% 12.5% -4.1% -14.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 999 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 1030 and in schedule tribe is 981. There are 1222 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 231 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Garibpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 -5 38 -78 231
2011 999 964 1030 981 1222
2001 1001 969 992 1059 991

Literacy

Total 1147 people in the village are literate, among them 645 are male and 502 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Garibpur is 69%. 77% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Garibpur

Total Male Female
Change 12.5% 10.0% 15.0%
2011 69.1% 76.9% 61.2%
2001 56.6% 66.9% 46.2%

Workers profile

Garibpur has 34% (625) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 12% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Garibpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34% 29.4% 4.6% 66%
Male 56.2% 51% 5.2% 43.8%
Female 11.8% 7.8% 3.9% 88.2%