Rupnagar Village, with population of 8561 is Jaynagar - II sub district's the 9th 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 Rupnagar village is 7 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1225 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaynagar and distance from Rupnagar village to Jaynagar is 15 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Rupnagar village is 743338.

Demographics

The village is home to 8561 people, among them 4367 (51%) are male and 4194 (49%) are female. 43% of the whole population are from general caste, 57% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rupnagar village is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1705 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rupnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,561 3,653 4,908 0 1,400
Male 4,367 1,851 2,516 0 730
Female 4,194 1,802 2,392 0 670

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6999. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.9% which is -2.8% lower than male population growth rate of 23.7%. General caste population has decreased by -0.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 47.9% and child population has decreased by -3.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rupnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22 -1 48 0 -3
Male 24 0 50 0 3
Female 21 -2 46 0 -10

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 960 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 974, in schedule caste is 951. There are 918 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 133 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rupnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -23 -15 -26 0 -133
2011 960 974 951 0 918
2001 983 989 977 0 1,051

Literacy

Total 5329 people in the village are literate, among them 3098 are male and 2231 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rupnagar is 74%. 85% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 20%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 26%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rupnagar

Total Male Female
Change 20 15 26
2011 74 85 63
2001 54 71 37

Workers profile

Rupnagar has 34% (2872) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 17% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rupnagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34 21 13 67
Male 50 35 15 50
Female 17 6 11 83