Sehalapara Village, with population of 3859 is Bongaon sub district's the 29th 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 Sehalapara village is 3 km2 and it is the 38th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1424 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Sehalapara village to Bongaon is 10 km. Pin code of Sehalapara village is 743290.

Demographics

The village is home to 3859 people, among them 1982 (51%) are male and 1877 (49%) are female. 40% of the whole population are from general caste, 52% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sehalapara village is 10%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 913 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sehalapara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,859 1,547 2,022 290 402
Male 1,982 774 1,063 145 197
Female 1,877 773 959 145 205

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3557. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.1% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 7%. General caste population has increased by 4.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.7% and child population has decreased by -9.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sehalapara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.5% 4.4% 11.1% 13.7% -9.9%
Male 7% 1.4% 10.7% 12.4% -16.9%
Female 10.1% 7.5% 11.5% 15.1% -1.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 947 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 999, in schedule caste is 902 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1041 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 159 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sehalapara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 26 57 6 23 159
2011 947 999 902 1000 1041
2001 921 942 896 977 882

Literacy

Total 2544 people in the village are literate, among them 1416 are male and 1128 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sehalapara is 74%. 79% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sehalapara

Total Male Female
Change 6.8% 5.4% 8.5%
2011 73.6% 79.3% 67.5%
2001 66.8% 73.9% 59%

Workers profile

Sehalapara has 39% (1521) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 15% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sehalapara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.4% 31.1% 8.3% 60.6%
Male 62.2% 53.5% 8.7% 37.8%
Female 15.3% 7.5% 7.8% 84.7%