Shimulia Village, with population of 1745 is Bongaon sub district's the 68th 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 Shimulia village is 1 km2 and it is the 20th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1818 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangoan and distance from Shimulia village to Bangoan is 20 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Shimulia village is 743262.

Demographics

The village is home to 1745 people, among them 886 (51%) are male and 859 (49%) are female. 37% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 35% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shimulia village is 9%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 396 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shimulia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,745 650 478 617 155
Male 886 319 245 322 72
Female 859 331 233 295 83

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1627. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.6% which is 6.4% higher than male population growth rate of 4.2%. General caste population has increased by 11.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 6% and child population has decreased by -31.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shimulia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.3% 11.5% 3.5% 6% -31.4%
Male 4.2% 5.6% 3.8% 3.2% -46.3%
Female 10.6% 17.8% 3.1% 9.3% -9.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 970 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1038, in schedule caste is 951 and in schedule tribe is 916. There are 1153 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 56 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 466 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shimulia

Total General SC ST Child
Change 56 108 -7 51 466
2011 970 1038 951 916 1153
2001 914 930 958 865 687

Literacy

Total 1274 people in the village are literate, among them 722 are male and 552 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shimulia is 80%. 89% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shimulia

Total Male Female
Change 12.6% 11.2% 14.0%
2011 80.1% 88.7% 71.1%
2001 67.5% 77.5% 57.1%

Workers profile

Shimulia has 32% (557) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 8% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shimulia

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.9% 24.9% 7% 68.1%
Male 55.2% 43.9% 11.3% 44.8%
Female 7.9% 5.2% 2.7% 92.1%