Pontba Population, Caste, Working Data Hugli, West Bengal - Census 2011

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.

Population
4,237
Families
1,000
Literacy
77.35%
Sex Ratio
1,021

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.

Pontba Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Pontba village.

Total Male Female
Children 422 203 219
Literacy 77.35% 84.26% 70.55%
Scheduled Caste 1,579 803 776
Scheduled Tribe 1,367 668 699
Illiterate 1,286 501 785

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 37.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 32.3% of total population in Pontba village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,284 1,018 266
Cultivators 270 253 17
Agriculture Labourer 636 454 182
Household Industries 51 39 12
Other Workers 327 272 55
Marginal Workers 486 246 240
Non Working 2,467 832 1,635

Map of Pontba, Hugli, West Bengal


Nearby Villages to Pontba, Pandua

Below are the list of villages near Pontba village in Pandua.

Village Population
Uttarkhanda 833
Gangoal 1,234
Goara 2,569
Ramnagar 1,765
Champahati 6,128
Talbona 2,278
Simlagar 1,612
Atkula 423
China 848
Atti 1,324

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