Kantanagar Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Kantanagar is a large village located in Bhagawangola - I Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 3475 families residing. The Kantanagar village has population of 15587 of which 8034 are males while 7553 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kantanagar village population of children with age 0-6 is 2158 which makes up 13.84 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kantanagar village is 940 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Kantanagar as per census is 896, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Kantanagar village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Kantanagar village was 71.76 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Kantanagar Male literacy stands at 73.52 % while female literacy rate was 69.89 %.

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 3,475 - -
Population 15,587 8,034 7,553
Child (0-6) 2,158 1,138 1,020
Schedule Caste 928 482 446
Schedule Tribe 1 1 0
Literacy 71.76 % 73.52 % 69.89 %
Total Workers 4,980 4,413 567
Main Worker 3,884 - -
Marginal Worker 1,096 848 248

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.95 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.01 % of total population in Kantanagar village.

Work Profile

In Kantanagar village out of total population, 4980 were engaged in work activities. 77.99 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.01 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4980 workers engaged in Main Work, 586 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1497 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