Gangapur Village, with population of 332 is Jaynagar - II sub district's the 2nd 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 Gangapur village is 0 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1006 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaynagar and distance from Gangapur village to Jaynagar is 6 km. Pin code of Gangapur village is 743337.

Demographics

The village is home to 332 people, among them 181 (55%) are male and 151 (45%) are female. 2% of the whole population are from general caste, 98% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gangapur village is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 73 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gangapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 332 7 325 0 34
Male 181 2 179 0 17
Female 151 5 146 0 17

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -2.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 340. Female population growth rate of the village is -9.6% which is -14.2% lower than male population growth rate of 4.6%. General caste population has decreased by -12.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2.1% and child population has increased by 3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gangapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -2 -13 -2 0 3
Male 5 -50 6 0 -19
Female -10 25 -10 0 42

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 834 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 2500, in schedule caste is 816. There are 1000 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 131 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 429 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gangapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -131 1,500 -148 0 429
2011 834 2,500 816 0 1,000
2001 965 1,000 964 0 571

Literacy

Total 226 people in the village are literate, among them 137 are male and 89 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gangapur is 76%. 84% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone down by -1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gangapur

Total Male Female
Change -1 -4 -1
2011 76 84 66
2001 77 88 67

Workers profile

Gangapur has 35% (115) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 11% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gangapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35 23 11 65
Male 55 41 14 45
Female 11 2 9 89