Purba Gabberia Village, with population of about 12 thousand is Jaynagar - I sub district's the 4th 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 Purba Gabberia village is 8 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1478 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Joyanagar Majil and distance from Purba Gabberia village to Joyanagar Majil is 25 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Purba Gabberia village is 743336.

Demographics

The village is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 6344 (52%) are male and 5939 (48%) are female. 29% of the whole population are from general caste, 71% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Purba Gabberia village is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 2542 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Purba Gabberia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,283 3,600 8,683 0 1,736
Male 6,344 1,839 4,505 0 922
Female 5,939 1,761 4,178 0 814

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 34.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9113. Female population growth rate of the village is 37.2% which is 4.6% higher than male population growth rate of 32.6%. General caste population has increased by 48.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.3% and child population has increased by 11% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Purba Gabberia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35 48 30 -100 11
Male 33 42 30 -100 13
Female 37 56 31 -100 9

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 936 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 958, in schedule caste is 927. There are 883 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 38 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Purba Gabberia

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 90 8 -833 -38
2011 936 958 927 0 883
2001 905 868 919 833 921

Literacy

Total 6911 people in the village are literate, among them 4199 are male and 2712 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Purba Gabberia is 66%. 77% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Purba Gabberia

Total Male Female
Change 6 2 11
2011 66 77 53
2001 60 76 42

Workers profile

Purba Gabberia has 31% (3805) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 9% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Purba Gabberia

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31 22 9 69
Male 51 37 14 49
Female 9 6 4 91