Sonj Population - Birbhum, West Bengal

Sonj is a large village located in Mayureswar - I Block of Birbhum district, West Bengal with total 721 families residing. The Sonj village has population of 2875 of which 1444 are males while 1431 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sonj village population of children with age 0-6 is 359 which makes up 12.49 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sonj village is 991 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Sonj as per census is 1087, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Sonj village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Sonj village was 68.44 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Sonj Male literacy stands at 76.26 % while female literacy rate was 60.45 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Sonj village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Sonj village.

Sonj Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 721 - -
Population 2,875 1,444 1,431
Child (0-6) 359 172 187
Schedule Caste 1,032 515 517
Schedule Tribe 653 315 338
Literacy 68.44 % 76.26 % 60.45 %
Total Workers 1,318 878 440
Main Worker 675 - -
Marginal Worker 643 361 282

Caste Factor

In Sonj village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.90 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 22.71 % of total population in Sonj village.

Work Profile

In Sonj village out of total population, 1318 were engaged in work activities. 51.21 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 48.79 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1318 workers engaged in Main Work, 190 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 390 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149