Charaghata Village, with population of 5837 is Jaynagar - I sub district's the 8th 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 Charaghata village is 6 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1008 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Joyanagar Majil and distance from Charaghata village to Joyanagar Majil is 36 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Charaghata village is 743396.

Demographics

The village is home to 5837 people, among them 2964 (51%) are male and 2873 (49%) are female. 23% of the whole population are from general caste, 77% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Charaghata village is 15%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1188 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Charaghata

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,837 1,363 4,473 1 883
Male 2,964 681 2,283 0 431
Female 2,873 682 2,190 1 452

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 51.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3850. Female population growth rate of the village is 55.7% which is 7.9% higher than male population growth rate of 47.8%. General caste population has increased by 316.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27% and child population has increased by 47.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Charaghata

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 52 317 27 0 48
Male 48 328 24 0 39
Female 56 306 31 0 58

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 969 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1001, in schedule caste is 959. There are 1049 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 49 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 129 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Charaghata

Total General SC ST Child
Change 49 -56 51 0 129
2011 969 1,001 959 0 1,049
2001 920 1,057 908 0 920

Literacy

Total 3441 people in the village are literate, among them 2102 are male and 1339 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Charaghata is 69%. 83% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Charaghata

Total Male Female
Change 9 5 13
2011 70 83 55
2001 61 78 42

Workers profile

Charaghata has 31% (1831) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 10% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Charaghata

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31 24 7 69
Male 53 43 10 48
Female 10 6 4 90