Chithalia Village, with population of 1198 is Bongaon sub district's the 35th 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 Chithalia village is 1 km2 and it is the 24th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1163 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangoan and distance from Chithalia village to Bangoan is 11 km. Pin code of Chithalia village is 743701.

Demographics

The village is home to 1198 people, among them 629 (53%) are male and 569 (47%) are female. 29% of the whole population are from general caste, 69% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chithalia village is 9%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 276 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chithalia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,198 346 825 27 111
Male 629 182 436 11 63
Female 569 164 389 16 48

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1062. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.7% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 12.9%. General caste population has increased by 17.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.4% and child population has decreased by -30.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chithalia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.8% 17.7% 7.4% 0% -30.2%
Male 12.9% 18.2% 8.2% 0% -25%
Female 12.7% 17.1% 6.6% 0% -36%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 905 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 901, in schedule caste is 892 and in schedule tribe is 1455. There are 762 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 131 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chithalia

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 -8 -14 1455 -131
2011 905 901 892 1455 762
2001 907 909 906 0 893

Literacy

Total 854 people in the village are literate, among them 471 are male and 383 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chithalia is 79%. 83% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chithalia

Total Male Female
Change 13.8% 10.9% 17.0%
2011 78.6% 83.2% 73.5%
2001 64.8% 72.3% 56.5%

Workers profile

Chithalia has 36% (426) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 8% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 28% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chithalia

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.6% 18.2% 17.4% 64.4%
Male 60.4% 32.4% 28% 39.6%
Female 8.1% 2.5% 5.6% 91.9%