Purba Raghunathpur Village, with population of 4575 is Jaynagar - II sub district's the 19th most 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 Purba Raghunathpur village is 2 km2 and it is the 18th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1837 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaynagar and distance from Purba Raghunathpur village to Jaynagar is 12 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Purba Raghunathpur village is 743338.

Demographics

The village is home to 4575 people, among them 2330 (51%) are male and 2245 (49%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Purba Raghunathpur village is 20%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 807 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Purba Raghunathpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,575 4,255 320 0 925
Male 2,330 2,166 164 0 488
Female 2,245 2,089 156 0 437

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 45.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3137. Female population growth rate of the village is 45% which is -1.6% lower than male population growth rate of 46.6%. General caste population has increased by 47.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.6% and child population has increased by 22% in the village since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 46 48 24 0 22
Male 47 49 22 0 36
Female 45 47 25 0 10

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 964 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 951. There are 895 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 216 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Purba Raghunathpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -10 -14 18 0 -216
2011 964 964 951 0 895
2001 974 978 933 0 1,111

Literacy

Total 2309 people in the village are literate, among them 1281 are male and 1028 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Purba Raghunathpur is 63%. 70% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 26%. Male literacy has gone up by 23% and female literacy rate has gone up by 31%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Purba Raghunathpur

Total Male Female
Change 26 22 31
2011 63 70 57
2001 37 47 26

Workers profile

Purba Raghunathpur has 35% (1617) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 17% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Purba Raghunathpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35 24 11 65
Male 53 42 11 47
Female 17 5 11 83