Kantanagar Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Kantanagar is a large village located in Sagardighi Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 1769 families residing. The Kantanagar village has population of 9453 of which 4797 are males while 4656 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kantanagar village population of children with age 0-6 is 1826 which makes up 19.32 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kantanagar village is 971 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Kantanagar as per census is 970, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Kantanagar village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Kantanagar village was 56.73 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Kantanagar Male literacy stands at 58.09 % while female literacy rate was 55.34 %.

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

Kantanagar Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,769 - -
Population 9,453 4,797 4,656
Child (0-6) 1,826 927 899
Schedule Caste 1,071 540 531
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 56.73 % 58.09 % 55.34 %
Total Workers 4,007 2,491 1,516
Main Worker 2,300 - -
Marginal Worker 1,707 1,035 672

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.33 % of total population in Kantanagar village. The village Kantanagar currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Kantanagar village out of total population, 4007 were engaged in work activities. 57.40 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42.60 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4007 workers engaged in Main Work, 136 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 439 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