Taranagar Village, with population of 4340 is Jaynagar - II sub district's the 20th 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 Taranagar village is 7 km2 and it is the 5th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 604 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaynagar and distance from Taranagar village to Jaynagar is 18 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Taranagar village is 743338.

Demographics

The village is home to 4340 people, among them 2244 (52%) are male and 2096 (48%) are female. 40% of the whole population are from general caste, 60% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Taranagar village is 16%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 834 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Taranagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,340 1,743 2,597 0 693
Male 2,244 921 1,323 0 346
Female 2,096 822 1,274 0 347

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4111. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.9% which is 4.4% higher than male population growth rate of 3.5%. General caste population has increased by 21.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -3% and child population has decreased by -8.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Taranagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6 22 -3 0 -9
Male 4 22 -6 0 -14
Female 8 21 1 0 -3

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 934 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 893, in schedule caste is 963. There are 1003 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 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 119 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Taranagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 39 -6 70 0 119
2011 934 893 963 0 1,003
2001 895 899 893 0 884

Literacy

Total 2295 people in the village are literate, among them 1375 are male and 920 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Taranagar is 63%. 72% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 24%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Taranagar

Total Male Female
Change 18 12 24
2011 63 72 53
2001 45 61 29

Workers profile

Taranagar has 38% (1662) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 22% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Taranagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38 19 20 62
Male 53 32 21 47
Female 22 4 18 78