Harishpur Village, with population of 2183 is Bongaon sub district's the 67th 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 Harishpur village is 3 km2 and it is the 45th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 833 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangoan and distance from Harishpur village to Bangoan is 18 km. Pin code of Harishpur village is 743701.

Demographics

The village is home to 2183 people, among them 1124 (51%) are male and 1059 (49%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Harishpur village is 11%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 487 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Harishpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,183 1,938 187 58 231
Male 1,124 995 95 34 112
Female 1,059 943 92 24 119

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2060. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.8% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 4.3%. General caste population has increased by 8.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -28.4% and child population has decreased by -23% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Harishpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6% 8.9% -6% -28.4% -23%
Male 4.3% 7.2% -11.2% -20.9% -26.8%
Female 7.8% 10.7% 0% -36.8% -19%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 942 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 948, in schedule caste is 968 and in schedule tribe is 706. There are 1063 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 102 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Harishpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 30 108 -178 102
2011 942 948 968 706 1063
2001 911 918 860 884 961

Literacy

Total 1438 people in the village are literate, among them 772 are male and 666 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Harishpur is 74%. 76% of male and 71% 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 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Harishpur

Total Male Female
Change 13.4% 11.4% 15.7%
2011 73.7% 76.3% 70.9%
2001 60.3% 64.9% 55.2%

Workers profile

Harishpur has 37% (803) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 9% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Harishpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.8% 32.2% 4.6% 63.2%
Male 62.5% 58.4% 4.2% 37.5%
Female 9.4% 4.3% 5.1% 90.6%