Santoshpur Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Santoshpur is a medium size village located in Kandi Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 187 families residing. The Santoshpur village has population of 759 of which 380 are males while 379 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Santoshpur village population of children with age 0-6 is 83 which makes up 10.94 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Santoshpur village is 997 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Santoshpur as per census is 1184, 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 73.22 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Santoshpur Male literacy stands at 82.46 % while female literacy rate was 63.77 %.

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.

Santoshpur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 187 - -
Population 759 380 379
Child (0-6) 83 38 45
Schedule Caste 208 105 103
Schedule Tribe 33 18 15
Literacy 73.22 % 82.46 % 63.77 %
Total Workers 264 236 28
Main Worker 214 - -
Marginal Worker 50 41 9

Caste Factor

Santoshpur village of Murshidabad has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.40 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.35 % of total population in Santoshpur village.

Work Profile

In Santoshpur village out of total population, 264 were engaged in work activities. 81.06 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.94 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 264 workers engaged in Main Work, 97 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 15 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