Bhandarkola Village, with population of 3902 is Bongaon sub district's the 28th 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 Bhandarkola village is 4 km2 and it is the 23rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1075 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Bhandarkola village to Bongaon is 18 km. Pin code of Bhandarkola village is 743290.

Demographics

The village is home to 3902 people, among them 2030 (52%) are male and 1872 (48%) are female. 44% of the whole population are from general caste, 49% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhandarkola village is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 932 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhandarkola

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,902 1,726 1,907 269 358
Male 2,030 893 1,006 131 189
Female 1,872 833 901 138 169

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3505. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.4% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of 11.2%. General caste population has decreased by -3.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.5% and child population has decreased by -16.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhandarkola

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11 -4 12 0 -17
Male 11 -5 14 0 -17
Female 11 -2 9 0 -16

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 922 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 933, in schedule caste is 896 and in schedule tribe is 1053. There are 894 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhandarkola

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 31 -44 1,053 12
2011 922 933 896 1,053 894
2001 921 902 940 0 882

Literacy

Total 3033 people in the village are literate, among them 1651 are male and 1382 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhandarkola is 86%. 90% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhandarkola

Total Male Female
Change 17 15 19
2011 86 90 81
2001 69 75 62

Workers profile

Bhandarkola has 41% (1604) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 19% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhandarkola

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41 32 9 59
Male 61 55 6 39
Female 19 7 12 81