Nalgora Village, with population of about 10 thousand is Jaynagar - II sub district's the 8th most populous village, located in Jaynagar - II sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India.

Nearest town of the village is Jaynagar and distance from Nalgora village to Jaynagar is 35 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Nalgora village is 743349.

Demographics

The village is home to about 10 thousand people, among them 5264 (51%) are male and 5109 (49%) are female. 66% of the whole population are from general caste, 34% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nalgora village is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2088 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nalgora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,373 6,864 3,477 32 1,334
Male 5,264 3,476 1,769 19 676
Female 5,109 3,388 1,708 13 658

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9214. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.5% which is 5.6% higher than male population growth rate of 9.9%. General caste population has increased by 15.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7% and child population has decreased by -9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nalgora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13 15 7 0 -9
Male 10 12 5 0 -10
Female 16 19 9 0 -8

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 971 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 975, in schedule caste is 966 and in schedule tribe is 684. There are 973 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 48 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nalgora

Total General SC ST Child
Change 48 56 34 684 21
2011 971 975 966 684 973
2001 923 919 932 0 952

Literacy

Total 6717 people in the village are literate, among them 3792 are male and 2925 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nalgora is 74%. 83% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nalgora

Total Male Female
Change 9 5 15
2011 74 83 66
2001 65 78 51

Workers profile

Nalgora has 39% (4034) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 20% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 26% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nalgora

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39 19 20 61
Male 57 31 26 43
Female 20 6 15 80