Akaipur Village, with population of 2979 is Bongaon sub district's the 42nd 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 Akaipur village is 2 km2 and it is the 54th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1290 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Akaipur which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Bangaon and distance from Akaipur village to Bangaon is 11 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Akaipur village is 743710.

Demographics

The village is home to 2979 people, among them 1522 (51%) are male and 1457 (49%) are female. 32% of the whole population are from general caste, 65% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Akaipur village is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 700 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Akaipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,979 965 1,936 78 273
Male 1,522 501 984 37 145
Female 1,457 464 952 41 128

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2603. Female population growth rate of the village is 9.2% which is -10.7% lower than male population growth rate of 19.9%. General caste population has increased by 35.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14.7% and child population has decreased by -9.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Akaipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14 35 6 15 -10
Male 20 39 13 12 12
Female 9 32 1 17 -26

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 926, in schedule caste is 967 and in schedule tribe is 1108. There are 883 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 94 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 466 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Akaipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -94 -49 -115 47 -466
2011 957 926 967 1,108 883
2001 1,051 975 1,082 1,061 1,349

Literacy

Total 2205 people in the village are literate, among them 1205 are male and 1000 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Akaipur is 81%. 88% of male and 75% 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 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Akaipur

Total Male Female
Change 9 6 11
2011 82 88 75
2001 73 82 64

Workers profile

Akaipur has 34% (1010) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 11% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Akaipur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34 29 5 66
Male 56 48 8 44
Female 11 8 3 89