Purushottampur Population - Hugli, West Bengal

Purushottampur is a medium size village located in Chinsurah - Magra Block of Hugli district, West Bengal with total 366 families residing. The Purushottampur village has population of 1543 of which 776 are males while 767 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Purushottampur village population of children with age 0-6 is 193 which makes up 12.51 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Purushottampur village is 988 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Purushottampur as per census is 1193, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Purushottampur village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Purushottampur village was 71.93 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Purushottampur Male literacy stands at 75.87 % while female literacy rate was 67.82 %.

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

Purushottampur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 366 - -
Population 1,543 776 767
Child (0-6) 193 88 105
Schedule Caste 1,053 522 531
Schedule Tribe 2 0 2
Literacy 71.93 % 75.87 % 67.82 %
Total Workers 639 497 142
Main Worker 256 - -
Marginal Worker 383 302 81

Caste Factor

In Purushottampur village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 68.24 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.13 % of total population in Purushottampur village.

Work Profile

In Purushottampur village out of total population, 639 were engaged in work activities. 40.06 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 59.94 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 639 workers engaged in Main Work, 45 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 152 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