Nihata Village, with population of 1904 is Baruipur sub district's the 62nd least populous village, located in Baruipur sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Nihata village is 1 km2 and it is the 42nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1614 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Baruipur and distance from Nihata village to Baruipur is 5 km. Pin code of Nihata village is 743610.

Demographics

The village is home to 1904 people, among them 945 (50%) are male and 959 (50%) are female. 15% of the whole population are from general caste, 85% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nihata village is 8%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 486 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nihata

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,904 290 1,614 0 152
Male 945 145 800 0 71
Female 959 145 814 0 81

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 1.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1868. Female population growth rate of the village is 3.5% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 0.4%. General caste population has decreased by -37.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.9% and child population has decreased by -3.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nihata

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2 -37 15 0 -3
Male 0 -34 11 0 -7
Female 4 -40 19 0 0

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1015 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, in schedule caste is 1018. There are 1141 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 75 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nihata

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 -105 69 0 75
2011 1,015 1,000 1,018 0 1,141
2001 985 1,105 949 0 1,066

Literacy

Total 1410 people in the village are literate, among them 758 are male and 652 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nihata is 80%. 87% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nihata

Total Male Female
Change -1 -3 0
2011 81 87 74
2001 82 90 74

Workers profile

Nihata has 36% (680) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 13% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 28% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nihata

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36 19 17 64
Male 59 30 28 42
Female 13 7 6 87