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Paharpur Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Paharpur is a large village located in Lalgola Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 2855 families residing. The Paharpur village has population of 13368 of which 6816 are males while 6552 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Paharpur village population of children with age 0-6 is 2024 which makes up 15.14 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Paharpur village is 961 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Paharpur as per census is 990, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Paharpur village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Paharpur village was 61.65 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Paharpur Male literacy stands at 64.68 % while female literacy rate was 58.49 %.

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

Paharpur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 2,855 - -
Population 13,368 6,816 6,552
Child (0-6) 2,024 1,017 1,007
Schedule Caste 4,470 2,259 2,211
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 61.65 % 64.68 % 58.49 %
Total Workers 5,134 3,648 1,486
Main Worker 4,326 - -
Marginal Worker 808 353 455

Caste Factor

Paharpur village of Murshidabad has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.44 % of total population in Paharpur village. The village Paharpur currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Paharpur village out of total population, 5134 were engaged in work activities. 84.26 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.74 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 5134 workers engaged in Main Work, 165 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 658 were Agricultural labourer.