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Kantapahari Population - Barddhaman, West Bengal

Kantapahari is a medium size village located in Barabani Block of Barddhaman district, West Bengal with total 397 families residing. The Kantapahari village has population of 1864 of which 934 are males while 930 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kantapahari village population of children with age 0-6 is 202 which makes up 10.84 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kantapahari village is 996 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Kantapahari as per census is 1376, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Kantapahari village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Kantapahari village was 68.83 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Kantapahari Male literacy stands at 82.57 % while female literacy rate was 54.49 %.

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

Kantapahari Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 397 - -
Population 1,864 934 930
Child (0-6) 202 85 117
Schedule Caste 499 262 237
Schedule Tribe 403 190 213
Literacy 68.83 % 82.57 % 54.49 %
Total Workers 790 560 230
Main Worker 435 - -
Marginal Worker 355 206 149

Caste Factor

Kantapahari village of Barddhaman has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.77 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 21.62 % of total population in Kantapahari village.

Work Profile

In Kantapahari village out of total population, 790 were engaged in work activities. 55.06 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 44.94 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 790 workers engaged in Main Work, 15 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 45 were Agricultural labourer.