Santoshpur is a medium size village located in Sagardighi Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 432 families residing. The Santoshpur village has population of 1786 of which 919 are males while 867 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Santoshpur village population of children with age 0-6 is 205 which makes up 11.48 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Santoshpur village is 943 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Santoshpur as per census is 1113, higher than West Bengal average of 956.
Santoshpur village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Santoshpur village was 67.17 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Santoshpur Male literacy stands at 70.07 % while female literacy rate was 64.03 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Santoshpur 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 Santoshpur village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.24 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.06 % of total population in Santoshpur village.
In Santoshpur village out of total population, 570 were engaged in work activities. 93.16 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.84 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 570 workers engaged in Main Work, 140 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 210 were Agricultural labourer.