Talkola Village, with population of 686 is Bongaon sub district's the 7th 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 Talkola village is 2 km2 and it is the 67th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 406 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Talkola village to Bongaon is 20 km. Pin code of Talkola village is 743701.

Demographics

The village is home to 686 people, among them 368 (54%) are male and 318 (46%) are female. 36% of the whole population are from general caste, 62% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Talkola village is 10%, among them 63% are boys and 37% are girls. There are 163 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Talkola

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 686 245 425 16 68
Male 368 132 226 10 43
Female 318 113 199 6 25

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 671. Female population growth rate of the village is -6.5% which is -17.7% lower than male population growth rate of 11.2%. General caste population has increased by 5.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -3% and child population has decreased by -17.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Talkola

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.2% 5.2% -3% 0% -17.1%
Male 11.2% 8.2% 8.1% 0% 19.4%
Female -6.5% 1.8% -13.1% 0% -45.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 864 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 856, in schedule caste is 881 and in schedule tribe is 600. There are 581 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 163 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 697 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Talkola

Total General SC ST Child
Change -163 -54 -215 600 -697
2011 864 856 881 600 581
2001 1027 910 1096 0 1278

Literacy

Total 490 people in the village are literate, among them 274 are male and 216 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Talkola is 79%. 84% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Talkola

Total Male Female
Change 4.3% 0.2% 7.7%
2011 79.3% 84.3% 73.7%
2001 75% 84.1% 66%

Workers profile

Talkola has 35% (238) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 3% female population are working population. 61% 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 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Talkola

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.7% 34.3% 0.4% 65.3%
Male 62% 61.4% 0.5% 38%
Female 3.1% 2.8% 0.3% 96.9%