Sholka Durgapur Village, with population of 1756 is Bongaon sub district's the 69th 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 Sholka Durgapur village is 3 km2 and it is the 47th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 686 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangoan and distance from Sholka Durgapur village to Bangoan is 17 km. Pin code of Sholka Durgapur village is 743701.

Demographics

The village is home to 1756 people, among them 897 (51%) are male and 859 (49%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sholka Durgapur village is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 441 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sholka Durgapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,756 1,568 181 7 191
Male 897 797 97 3 95
Female 859 771 84 4 96

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1548. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.6% which is 4.2% higher than male population growth rate of 11.4%. General caste population has increased by 9.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 54.7% and child population has decreased by -11.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sholka Durgapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.4% 9.6% 54.7% 0% -11.6%
Male 11.4% 7.1% 59% 0% -15.2%
Female 15.6% 12.2% 50% 0% -7.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 958 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 967, in schedule caste is 866 and in schedule tribe is 1333. There are 1011 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 82 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sholka Durgapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 44 -52 1333 82
2011 958 967 866 1333 1011
2001 923 923 918 0 929

Literacy

Total 1194 people in the village are literate, among them 628 are male and 566 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sholka Durgapur is 76%. 78% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sholka Durgapur

Total Male Female
Change 7.8% 7.7% 8.0%
2011 76.3% 78.3% 74.2%
2001 68.5% 70.6% 66.2%

Workers profile

Sholka Durgapur has 33% (581) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 3% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sholka Durgapur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.1% 31.4% 1.7% 66.9%
Male 61.8% 59.3% 2.5% 38.2%
Female 3.1% 2.2% 0.9% 96.9%