Uttar Kanakpur Village, with population of 898 is Bongaon sub district's the 20th 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 Uttar Kanakpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 18th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 945 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangoan and distance from Uttar Kanakpur village to Bangoan is 12 km. Pin code of Uttar Kanakpur village is 743290.

Demographics

The village is home to 898 people, among them 459 (51%) are male and 439 (49%) are female. 30% of the whole population are from general caste, 69% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Uttar Kanakpur village is 8%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 201 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Uttar Kanakpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 898 273 619 6 72
Male 459 133 325 1 37
Female 439 140 294 5 35

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 26.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 708. Female population growth rate of the village is 23% which is -7.8% lower than male population growth rate of 30.8%. General caste population has increased by 27.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.3% and child population has decreased by -18.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Uttar Kanakpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27 28 25 0 -18
Male 31 23 34 0 -12
Female 23 32 17 0 -24

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 956 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1053, in schedule caste is 905 and in schedule tribe is 5000. There are 946 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 61 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 149 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Uttar Kanakpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -61 72 -128 5,000 -149
2011 956 1,053 905 5,000 946
2001 1,017 981 1,033 0 1,095

Literacy

Total 717 people in the village are literate, among them 392 are male and 325 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Uttar Kanakpur is 87%. 93% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Uttar Kanakpur

Total Male Female
Change 14 9 19
2011 87 93 80
2001 73 84 61

Workers profile

Uttar Kanakpur has 55% (497) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 71% male and 39% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 22% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 20% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Uttar Kanakpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 55 34 21 45
Male 71 49 22 29
Female 39 19 20 61