Punia Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Punia is a medium size village located in Khargram Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 400 families residing. The Punia village has population of 1644 of which 824 are males while 820 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Punia village population of children with age 0-6 is 229 which makes up 13.93 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Punia village is 995 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Punia as per census is 1009, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Punia village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Punia village was 70.60 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Punia Male literacy stands at 77.75 % while female literacy rate was 63.40 %.

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

Punia Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 400 - -
Population 1,644 824 820
Child (0-6) 229 114 115
Schedule Caste 996 503 493
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 70.60 % 77.75 % 63.40 %
Total Workers 543 520 23
Main Worker 420 - -
Marginal Worker 123 122 1

Caste Factor

In Punia village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 60.58 % of total population in Punia village. The village Punia currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Punia village out of total population, 543 were engaged in work activities. 77.35 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.65 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 543 workers engaged in Main Work, 143 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 198 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