Harishpur Population, Caste, Working Data South Twenty Four Parganas, West Bengal - Census 2011

Harishpur is a village situated in Gosaba block of South Twenty Four Parganas district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total of 1,192 families residing in the village Harishpur. The total population of Harishpur is 4,878 out of which 2,528 are males and 2,350 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Harishpur is 930.

The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Harishpur village is 561 which is 12% of the total population. There are 274 male children and 287 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Harishpur is 1,047 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (930) of Harishpur village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Harishpur is 79.9%. Thus Harishpur village has a higher literacy rate compared to 67.8% of South Twenty Four Parganas district. The male literacy rate is 88.15% and the female literacy rate is 70.96% in Harishpur village.

Sex Ratio

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Harishpur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Harishpur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 561 274 287
Literacy 79.94% 88.15% 70.96%
Scheduled Caste 3,777 1,954 1,823
Scheduled Tribe 514 265 249
Illiterate 1,427 541 886

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 77.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 10.5% of total population in Harishpur village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Harishpur village out of total population, 2,812 were engaged in work activities. 29.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 70.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,812 workers engaged in Main Work, 294 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 388 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 836 743 93
Cultivators 294 278 16
Agriculture Labourer 388 347 41
Household Industries 32 27 5
Other Workers 122 91 31
Marginal Workers 1,976 878 1,098
Non Working 2,066 907 1,159

Map of Harishpur, South Twenty Four Parganas, West Bengal

Nearby Villages to Harishpur, Gosaba

Below are the list of villages near Harishpur village in Gosaba.

Village Population
Ramnagarar 3,202
Kamakhyapur 4,577
Radhanagar Dakshin 4,475
Bhupendrapur 2,616
Baramollakhali 4,127
Sambhunagar 2,886
Taranagar 6,572
Mitrapur 1,194
Kalidaspur 5,724
Jhaukhali 1,502