Gopalnagar Village, with population of 2174 is Bongaon sub district's the 68th 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 Gopalnagar village is 1 km2 and it is the 9th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2938 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangaon and distance from Gopalnagar village to Bangaon is 7 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Gopalnagar village is 743262.

Demographics

The village is home to 2174 people, among them 1106 (51%) are male and 1068 (49%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 31% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gopalnagar village is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 530 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gopalnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,174 1,505 666 3 199
Male 1,106 772 334 0 104
Female 1,068 733 332 3 95

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1869. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.6% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 15.1%. General caste population has increased by 7.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by 0% and child population has increased by 16.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gopalnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.3% 7.3% 43.8% 0% 16.4%
Male 15.1% 5.3% 47.1% -100% 14.3%
Female 17.6% 9.4% 40.7% 50% 18.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 966 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 949, in schedule caste is 994. There are 913 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gopalnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 35 -46 -2000 34
2011 966 949 994 0 913
2001 945 914 1040 2000 879

Literacy

Total 1688 people in the village are literate, among them 902 are male and 786 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gopalnagar is 85%. 90% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gopalnagar

Total Male Female
Change 6.3% 3.6% 9.2%
2011 85.5% 90% 80.8%
2001 79.2% 86.4% 71.6%

Workers profile

Gopalnagar has 40% (859) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 17% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gopalnagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.5% 34.4% 5.1% 60.5%
Male 61.3% 55.5% 5.8% 38.7%
Female 16.9% 12.5% 4.4% 83.1%