Rachhulpur Village, with population of 2985 is Bongaon sub district's the 41st 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 Rachhulpur village is 2 km2 and it is the 50th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1218 persons per km2.

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

Demographics

The village is home to 2985 people, among them 1578 (53%) are male and 1407 (47%) are female. 17% of the whole population are from general caste, 82% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rachhulpur village is 9%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 720 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rachhulpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,985 514 2,450 21 266
Male 1,578 282 1,292 4 144
Female 1,407 232 1,158 17 122

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2713. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.9% which is -2.1% lower than male population growth rate of 11%. General caste population has increased by 13.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.4% and child population has decreased by -20.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rachhulpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10 14 8 0 -20
Male 11 20 9 0 -17
Female 9 7 8 0 -23

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 892 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 823, in schedule caste is 896 and in schedule tribe is 4250. There are 847 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 67 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rachhulpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -17 -96 -11 4,250 -67
2011 892 823 896 4,250 847
2001 909 919 907 0 914

Literacy

Total 2185 people in the village are literate, among them 1226 are male and 959 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rachhulpur is 80%. 85% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rachhulpur

Total Male Female
Change 7 5 9
2011 80 86 75
2001 74 81 66

Workers profile

Rachhulpur has 33% (978) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 4% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rachhulpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33 29 4 67
Male 58 52 6 42
Female 4 4 1 96