Kantur Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Kantur is a medium size village located in Burwan Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 221 families residing. The Kantur village has population of 901 of which 461 are males while 440 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kantur village population of children with age 0-6 is 92 which makes up 10.21 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kantur village is 954 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Kantur as per census is 878, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Kantur village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Kantur village was 84.55 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Kantur Male literacy stands at 89.81 % while female literacy rate was 79.09 %.

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

Kantur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 221 - -
Population 901 461 440
Child (0-6) 92 49 43
Schedule Caste 285 146 139
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 84.55 % 89.81 % 79.09 %
Total Workers 301 285 16
Main Worker 175 - -
Marginal Worker 126 118 8

Caste Factor

Kantur village of Murshidabad has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31.63 % of total population in Kantur village. The village Kantur currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Kantur village out of total population, 301 were engaged in work activities. 58.14 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 41.86 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 301 workers engaged in Main Work, 113 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 30 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