Mathurapur Village, with population of 840 is Bongaon sub district's the 18th 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 Mathurapur village is 1 km2 and it is the 47th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 600 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangoan and distance from Mathurapur village to Bangoan is 12 km. Pin code of Mathurapur village is 743297.

Demographics

The village is home to 840 people, among them 425 (51%) are male and 415 (49%) are female. 19% of the whole population are from general caste, 56% are from schedule caste and 26% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mathurapur village is 10%, among them 44% are boys and 56% are girls. There are 202 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mathurapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 840 157 468 215 84
Male 425 77 238 110 37
Female 415 80 230 105 47

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 3.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 809. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.6% which is 14.3% higher than male population growth rate of -2.7%. General caste population has decreased by -9.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.2% and child population has decreased by -23.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mathurapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4 -10 5 13 -24
Male -3 -16 -2 8 -42
Female 12 -2 14 19 2

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 976 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1039, in schedule caste is 966 and in schedule tribe is 955. There are 1270 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 125 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 551 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mathurapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 125 148 135 92 551
2011 976 1,039 966 955 1,270
2001 851 891 831 863 719

Literacy

Total 585 people in the village are literate, among them 329 are male and 256 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mathurapur is 77%. 85% of male and 70% 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 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mathurapur

Total Male Female
Change 13 11 16
2011 77 85 70
2001 65 74 54

Workers profile

Mathurapur has 34% (285) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 10% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mathurapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34 32 2 66
Male 57 55 2 43
Female 10 10 1 90