Pontba is a village situated in Pandua block of Hugli district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,000 families residing in the village Pontba. The total population of Pontba is 4,237 out of which 2,096 are males and 2,141 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Pontba is 1,021.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pontba village is 422 which is 10% of the total population. There are 203 male children and 219 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pontba is 1,079 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,021) of Pontba village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Pontba is 77.4%. Thus Pontba village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.9% of Hugli district. The male literacy rate is 84.26% and the female literacy rate is 70.55% in Pontba village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Pontba 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 Pontba village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 37.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 32.3% of total population in Pontba village.
In Pontba village out of total population, 1,770 were engaged in work activities. 72.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,770 workers engaged in Main Work, 270 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 636 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Pontba village in Pandua.