Serpur Village, with population of 3740 is Bongaon sub district's the 31st 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 Serpur village is 4 km2 and it is the 20th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 977 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Serpur village to Bongaon is 18 km. Pin code of Serpur village is 743249.

Demographics

The village is home to 3740 people, among them 1952 (52%) are male and 1788 (48%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Serpur village is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 876 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Serpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,740 2,597 931 212 356
Male 1,952 1,365 479 108 180
Female 1,788 1,232 452 104 176

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3215. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.6% which is -3.3% lower than male population growth rate of 17.9%. General caste population has increased by 16.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 42.3% and child population has decreased by -8.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Serpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.3% 16.1% 12.2% 42.3% -8.2%
Male 17.9% 17.2% 17.1% 33.3% -7.7%
Female 14.6% 15% 7.4% 52.9% -8.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 916 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 903, in schedule caste is 944 and in schedule tribe is 963. There are 978 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Serpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -27 -16 -85 123 -12
2011 916 903 944 963 978
2001 943 919 1029 840 990

Literacy

Total 2696 people in the village are literate, among them 1494 are male and 1202 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Serpur is 80%. 84% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Serpur

Total Male Female
Change 10.5% 9.2% 11.7%
2011 79.7% 84.3% 74.6%
2001 69.2% 75.1% 62.9%

Workers profile

Serpur has 31% (1161) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 4% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Serpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31% 30.2% 0.9% 69%
Male 56.1% 55.2% 1% 43.9%
Female 3.6% 2.9% 0.7% 96.4%