Sahajadapur Village, with population of 2383 is Jaynagar - II sub district's the 19th least populous village, located in Jaynagar - II sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Sahajadapur village is 1 km2 and it is the 14th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1937 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaynagar and distance from Sahajadapur village to Jaynagar is 8 km. Pin code of Sahajadapur village is 743338.

Demographics

The village is home to 2383 people, among them 1234 (52%) are male and 1149 (48%) are female. 26% of the whole population are from general caste, 74% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sahajadapur village is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 526 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sahajadapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,383 624 1,757 2 250
Male 1,234 321 912 1 126
Female 1,149 303 845 1 124

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 4.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2289. Female population growth rate of the village is 1.8% which is -4.6% lower than male population growth rate of 6.4%. General caste population has increased by 48.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -5.9% and child population has decreased by -18% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sahajadapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4 48 -6 0 -18
Male 6 58 -5 0 -9
Female 2 39 -7 0 -26

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 931 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 944, in schedule caste is 927 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 984 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 42 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 226 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sahajadapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -42 -130 -25 1,000 -226
2011 931 944 927 1,000 984
2001 973 1,074 952 0 1,210

Literacy

Total 1682 people in the village are literate, among them 939 are male and 743 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sahajadapur is 79%. 85% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sahajadapur

Total Male Female
Change 15 9 21
2011 79 85 73
2001 64 76 52

Workers profile

Sahajadapur has 34% (807) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 11% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 22% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sahajadapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34 20 14 66
Male 56 33 22 45
Female 11 5 6 89