Kantagar is a village situated in Pandua block of Hugli district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 211 families residing in the village Kantagar. The total population of Kantagar is 914 out of which 456 are males and 458 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kantagar is 1,004.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kantagar village is 97 which is 11% of the total population. There are 45 male children and 52 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kantagar is 1,156 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,004) of Kantagar village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kantagar is 76.4%. Thus Kantagar village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.9% of Hugli district. The male literacy rate is 84.18% and the female literacy rate is 68.47% in Kantagar village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kantagar village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kantagar village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 59.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kantagar village.
In Kantagar village out of total population, 479 were engaged in work activities. 96.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 479 workers engaged in Main Work, 102 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 333 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kantagar village in Pandua.