Sonatikri Village, with population of about 16 thousand is Jaynagar - II sub district's the 4th 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 Sonatikri village to Jaynagar is 30 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sonatikri village is 743349.

Demographics

The village is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 8022 (52%) are male and 7514 (48%) are female. 62% of the whole population are from general caste, 37% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sonatikri village is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3147 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sonatikri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,536 9,561 5,770 205 2,248
Male 8,022 4,960 2,955 107 1,178
Female 7,514 4,601 2,815 98 1,070

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 19.3% which is 3% higher than male population growth rate of 16.3%. General caste population has increased by 23.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 48.6% and child population has decreased by -3.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sonatikri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18 23 9 49 -3
Male 16 22 8 49 -2
Female 19 25 10 49 -5

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 937 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 928, in schedule caste is 953 and in schedule tribe is 916. There are 908 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sonatikri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 25 25 -1 -30
2011 937 928 953 916 908
2001 913 903 928 917 938

Literacy

Total 9495 people in the village are literate, among them 5486 are male and 4009 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sonatikri is 71%. 80% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sonatikri

Total Male Female
Change 13 9 19
2011 72 80 62
2001 58 72 44

Workers profile

Sonatikri has 41% (6400) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 27% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 20% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sonatikri

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41 23 19 59
Male 55 38 17 45
Female 27 6 20 73