Chalki Village, with population of 3690 is Bongaon sub district's the 32nd most populous village, located in Bongaon sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Chalki village is 3 km2 and it is the 32nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1157 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangoan and distance from Chalki village to Bangoan is 10 km. Pin code of Chalki village is 743245.

Demographics

The village is home to 3690 people, among them 1878 (51%) are male and 1812 (49%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chalki village is 10%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 874 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chalki

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,690 3,098 590 2 361
Male 1,878 1,586 291 1 176
Female 1,812 1,512 299 1 185

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3332. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.9% which is 4.2% higher than male population growth rate of 8.7%. General caste population has increased by 10.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.6% and child population has decreased by -7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chalki

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.7% 10.3% 12.6% 0% -7%
Male 8.7% 9.2% 6.2% 0% -10.2%
Female 12.9% 11.6% 19.6% 0% -3.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 965 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 953, in schedule caste is 1027 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1051 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 36 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 71 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chalki

Total General SC ST Child
Change 36 20 115 1000 71
2011 965 953 1027 1000 1051
2001 929 933 912 0 980

Literacy

Total 2759 people in the village are literate, among them 1481 are male and 1278 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chalki is 83%. 87% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chalki

Total Male Female
Change 8.9% 7.7% 10.2%
2011 82.9% 87% 78.5%
2001 74% 79.3% 68.3%

Workers profile

Chalki has 35% (1289) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 8% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chalki

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.9% 26.7% 8.2% 65.1%
Male 60.4% 48.3% 12.1% 39.6%
Female 8.5% 4.4% 4.1% 91.5%