Kathapara is a village situated in Dhupguri block of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 701 families residing in the village Kathapara. The total population of Kathapara is 3,111 out of which 1,601 are males and 1,510 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kathapara is 943.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kathapara village is 341 which is 11% of the total population. There are 183 male children and 158 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kathapara is 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (943) of Kathapara village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kathapara is 74.7%. Thus Kathapara village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.5% of Jalpaiguri district. The male literacy rate is 81.38% and the female literacy rate is 67.6% in Kathapara village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kathapara 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 Kathapara village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 60.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kathapara village.
In Kathapara village out of total population, 1,175 were engaged in work activities. 66.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,175 workers engaged in Main Work, 207 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 412 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kathapara village in Dhupguri.
|Gadang Pratham Khanda||1,454|
|Gadang Dwitia Khanda||1,762|