Mendia Village, with population of 1448 is Bongaon sub district's the 48th 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 Mendia village is 1 km2 and it is the 36th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1149 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangaon and distance from Mendia village to Bangaon is 11 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Mendia village is 743262.

Demographics

The village is home to 1448 people, among them 757 (52%) are male and 691 (48%) are female. 54% of the whole population are from general caste, 46% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mendia village is 10%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 351 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mendia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,448 779 668 1 148
Male 757 407 349 1 73
Female 691 372 319 0 75

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1189. Female population growth rate of the village is 19.8% which is -3.9% lower than male population growth rate of 23.7%. General caste population has increased by 34.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.9% and child population has increased by 8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mendia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.8% 34.1% 9.9% 0% 8%
Male 23.7% 33.4% 13.7% 0% -6.4%
Female 19.8% 34.8% 6% 0% 27.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 913 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 914, in schedule caste is 914. There are 1027 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 271 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mendia

Total General SC ST Child
Change -30 9 -66 0 271
2011 913 914 914 0 1027
2001 943 905 980 0 756

Literacy

Total 1109 people in the village are literate, among them 624 are male and 485 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mendia is 85%. 91% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mendia

Total Male Female
Change 7.0% 3.9% 9.6%
2011 85.3% 91.2% 78.7%
2001 78.3% 87.3% 69.1%

Workers profile

Mendia has 36% (527) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 8% female population are working population. 61% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mendia

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.4% 35.6% 0.8% 63.6%
Male 62.2% 61.2% 1.1% 37.8%
Female 8.1% 7.7% 0.4% 91.9%