Somsar Population - Bankura, West Bengal

Somsar is a large village located in Indus Block of Bankura district, West Bengal with total 957 families residing. The Somsar village has population of 4421 of which 2285 are males while 2136 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Somsar village population of children with age 0-6 is 557 which makes up 12.60 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Somsar village is 935 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Somsar as per census is 968, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Somsar village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Somsar village was 63.12 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Somsar Male literacy stands at 70.98 % while female literacy rate was 54.67 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Somsar 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 Somsar village.

Somsar Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 957 - -
Population 4,421 2,285 2,136
Child (0-6) 557 283 274
Schedule Caste 2,141 1,060 1,081
Schedule Tribe 67 38 29
Literacy 63.12 % 70.98 % 54.67 %
Total Workers 2,050 1,393 657
Main Worker 900 - -
Marginal Worker 1,150 662 488

Caste Factor

In Somsar village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 48.43 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.52 % of total population in Somsar village.

Work Profile

In Somsar village out of total population, 2050 were engaged in work activities. 43.90 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 56.10 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2050 workers engaged in Main Work, 285 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 406 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