Shimla Population - Barddhaman, West Bengal

Shimla is a large village located in Memari - I Block of Barddhaman district, West Bengal with total 722 families residing. The Shimla village has population of 2974 of which 1492 are males while 1482 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Shimla village population of children with age 0-6 is 320 which makes up 10.76 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Shimla village is 993 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Shimla as per census is 975, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Shimla village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Shimla village was 65.45 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Shimla Male literacy stands at 70.90 % while female literacy rate was 59.97 %.

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

Shimla Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 722 - -
Population 2,974 1,492 1,482
Child (0-6) 320 162 158
Schedule Caste 873 442 431
Schedule Tribe 855 422 433
Literacy 65.45 % 70.90 % 59.97 %
Total Workers 1,288 922 366
Main Worker 949 - -
Marginal Worker 339 204 135

Caste Factor

In Shimla village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC) & Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.35 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 28.75 % of total population in Shimla village.

Work Profile

In Shimla village out of total population, 1288 were engaged in work activities. 73.68 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.32 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1288 workers engaged in Main Work, 108 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 554 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