Puranda Population - Purba Medinipur, West Bengal

Puranda is a large village located in Egra - I Block of Purba Medinipur district, West Bengal with total 542 families residing. The Puranda village has population of 2535 of which 1303 are males while 1232 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Puranda village population of children with age 0-6 is 253 which makes up 9.98 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Puranda village is 946 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Puranda as per census is 1057, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Puranda village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Puranda village was 81.46 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Puranda Male literacy stands at 89.83 % while female literacy rate was 72.50 %.

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

Puranda Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 542 - -
Population 2,535 1,303 1,232
Child (0-6) 253 123 130
Schedule Caste 361 198 163
Schedule Tribe 22 11 11
Literacy 81.46 % 89.83 % 72.50 %
Total Workers 1,174 867 307
Main Worker 714 - -
Marginal Worker 460 191 269

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.24 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.87 % of total population in Puranda village.

Work Profile

In Puranda village out of total population, 1174 were engaged in work activities. 60.82 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 39.18 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1174 workers engaged in Main Work, 475 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 143 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