Khakurdaha Village, with population of 3542 is Jaynagar - I sub district's the 17th most populous village, located in Jaynagar - I sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Khakurdaha village is 1 km2 and it is the 25th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2903 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Joynagar and distance from Khakurdaha village to Joynagar is 18 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Khakurdaha village is 743372.

Demographics

The village is home to 3542 people, among them 1814 (51%) are male and 1728 (49%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khakurdaha village is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 824 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khakurdaha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,542 3,321 221 0 435
Male 1,814 1,700 114 0 230
Female 1,728 1,621 107 0 205

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3073. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.1% which is -6.3% lower than male population growth rate of 18.4%. General caste population has increased by 12.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 75.4% and child population has increased by 18.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khakurdaha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15 13 75 0 18
Male 18 15 93 0 26
Female 12 10 60 0 11

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 953 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 954, in schedule caste is 939. There are 891 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 53 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 120 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khakurdaha

Total General SC ST Child
Change -53 -47 -197 0 -120
2011 953 954 939 0 891
2001 1,006 1,001 1,136 0 1,011

Literacy

Total 2206 people in the village are literate, among them 1176 are male and 1030 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khakurdaha is 71%. 74% of male and 68% 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 - Khakurdaha

Total Male Female
Change 4 -0 8
2011 71 74 68
2001 67 74 60

Workers profile

Khakurdaha has 39% (1392) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 17% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khakurdaha

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39 33 6 61
Male 60 54 6 40
Female 17 11 6 83