Santoshpur Village, with population of 4168 is Bongaon sub district's the 23rd 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 Santoshpur village is 4 km2 and it is the 21st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1094 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangaon and distance from Santoshpur village to Bangaon is 11 km. Pin code of Santoshpur village is 743710.

Demographics

The village is home to 4168 people, among them 2229 (53%) are male and 1939 (47%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Santoshpur village is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 994 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Santoshpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,168 3,393 773 2 427
Male 2,229 1,829 399 1 228
Female 1,939 1,564 374 1 199

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3706. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.4% which is -4% lower than male population growth rate of 14.4%. General caste population has increased by 7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 44.8% and child population has decreased by -0.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Santoshpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.5% 7% 44.8% 0% -0.9%
Male 14.4% 9.9% 40% 0% 1.8%
Female 10.4% 3.7% 50.2% 0% -3.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 870 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 855, in schedule caste is 937 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 873 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 51 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Santoshpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -31 -51 63 1000 -51
2011 870 855 937 1000 873
2001 901 906 874 0 924

Literacy

Total 3159 people in the village are literate, among them 1742 are male and 1417 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Santoshpur is 84%. 87% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Santoshpur

Total Male Female
Change 10.7% 7.4% 14.4%
2011 84.4% 87.1% 81.4%
2001 73.7% 79.7% 67%

Workers profile

Santoshpur has 33% (1383) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 6% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Santoshpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.2% 27.9% 5.3% 66.8%
Male 56.6% 49.8% 6.8% 43.4%
Female 6.2% 2.7% 3.6% 93.8%