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Chandra Population - Hugli, West Bengal

Chandra is a large village located in Balagarh Block of Hugli district, West Bengal with total 891 families residing. The Chandra village has population of 3642 of which 1869 are males while 1773 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Chandra village population of children with age 0-6 is 265 which makes up 7.28 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Chandra village is 949 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Chandra as per census is 934, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Chandra village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Chandra village was 83.74 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Chandra Male literacy stands at 88.51 % while female literacy rate was 78.72 %.

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

Chandra Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 891 - -
Population 3,642 1,869 1,773
Child (0-6) 265 137 128
Schedule Caste 1,849 941 908
Schedule Tribe 223 120 103
Literacy 83.74 % 88.51 % 78.72 %
Total Workers 1,212 1,089 123
Main Worker 1,144 - -
Marginal Worker 68 48 20

Caste Factor

In Chandra village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 50.77 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.12 % of total population in Chandra village.

Work Profile

In Chandra village out of total population, 1212 were engaged in work activities. 94.39 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.61 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1212 workers engaged in Main Work, 89 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 254 were Agricultural labourer.