Sonarchalun Population, Caste, Working Data Koch Bihar, West Bengal - Census 2011

Sonarchalun is a village situated in Sitalkuchi block of Koch Bihar district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total of 721 families residing in the village Sonarchalun. The total population of Sonarchalun is 3,227 out of which 1,675 are males and 1,552 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Sonarchalun is 927.

The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Sonarchalun village is 438 which is 14% of the total population. There are 230 male children and 208 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sonarchalun is 904 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (927) of Sonarchalun village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Sonarchalun is 62%. Thus Sonarchalun village has a lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Koch Bihar district. The male literacy rate is 68.58% and the female literacy rate is 54.84% in Sonarchalun village.

Sex Ratio

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

Sonarchalun Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 438 230 208
Literacy 61.96% 68.58% 54.84%
Scheduled Caste 2,149 1,118 1,031
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 1,499 684 815

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 66.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Sonarchalun village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Sonarchalun village out of total population, 1,208 were engaged in work activities. 76.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,208 workers engaged in Main Work, 535 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 288 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 922 845 77
Cultivators 535 514 21
Agriculture Labourer 288 243 45
Household Industries 1 1 0
Other Workers 98 87 11
Marginal Workers 286 107 179
Non Working 2,019 723 1,296

Map of Sonarchalun, Koch Bihar, West Bengal

Nearby Villages to Sonarchalun, Sitalkuchi

Below are the list of villages near Sonarchalun village in Sitalkuchi.