Polta Village, with population of 3843 is Bongaon sub district's the 30th 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 Polta village is 3 km2 and it is the 34th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1264 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangoan and distance from Polta village to Bangoan is 4 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Polta village is 743245.

Demographics

The village is home to 3843 people, among them 1966 (51%) are male and 1877 (49%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Polta village is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 933 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Polta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,843 2,809 1,022 12 424
Male 1,966 1,448 512 6 220
Female 1,877 1,361 510 6 204

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3427. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.6% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 11.7%. General caste population has increased by 4.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 39.6% and child population has increased by 5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Polta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.1% 4.2% 39.6% 0% 5%
Male 11.7% 3.4% 42.2% 0% 8.4%
Female 12.6% 5.1% 37.1% 0% 1.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 955 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 940, in schedule caste is 996 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 927 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 63 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Polta

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 15 -37 1000 -63
2011 955 940 996 1000 927
2001 947 925 1033 0 990

Literacy

Total 2891 people in the village are literate, among them 1547 are male and 1344 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Polta is 85%. 89% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Polta

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 1.3% 5.7%
2011 84.6% 88.6% 80.3%
2001 81.1% 87.3% 74.6%

Workers profile

Polta has 37% (1415) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 11% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Polta

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.8% 32.7% 4.1% 63.2%
Male 61.1% 57% 4.1% 38.9%
Female 11.4% 7.4% 4% 88.6%