Pathantala Village, with population of 535 is Bongaon sub district's the 5th 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 Pathantala village is 1 km2 and it is the 17th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 575 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangoan and distance from Pathantala village to Bangoan is 16 km. Pin code of Pathantala village is 743290.

Demographics

The village is home to 535 people, among them 283 (53%) are male and 252 (47%) are female. 33% of the whole population are from general caste, 65% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pathantala village is 9%, among them 40% are boys and 60% are girls. There are 126 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pathantala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 535 177 350 8 50
Male 283 95 185 3 20
Female 252 82 165 5 30

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 509. Female population growth rate of the village is 6.3% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of 4%. General caste population has increased by 4.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.2% and child population has decreased by -28.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pathantala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.1% 4.1% 3.2% 0% -28.6%
Male 4% 4.4% 2.2% 0% -54.5%
Female 6.3% 3.8% 4.4% 0% 15.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 890 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 863, in schedule caste is 892 and in schedule tribe is 1667. There are 1500 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 909 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pathantala

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 -5 19 1667 909
2011 890 863 892 1667 1500
2001 871 868 873 0 591

Literacy

Total 417 people in the village are literate, among them 242 are male and 175 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pathantala is 86%. 92% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 37%. Male literacy has gone up by 39% and female literacy rate has gone up by 35%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pathantala

Total Male Female
Change 37.5% 39.4% 34.7%
2011 86% 92% 78.8%
2001 48.5% 52.6% 44.1%

Workers profile

Pathantala has 35% (188) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 65% male and 2% female population are working population. 62% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pathantala

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.1% 33.6% 1.5% 64.9%
Male 65% 62.2% 2.8% 35%
Female 1.6% 1.6% 0% 98.4%