Shankhanagar is a Census Town city in district of Hugli, West Bengal. The Shankhanagar Census Town has population of 8,601 of which 4,483 are males while 4,118 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1081 which is 12.57 % of total population of Shankhanagar (CT). In Shankhanagar Census Town, Female Sex Ratio is of 919 against state average of 950. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Shankhanagar is around 1017 compared to West Bengal state average of 956. Literacy rate of Shankhanagar city is 77.07 % higher than state average of 76.26 %. In Shankhanagar, Male literacy is around 81.48 % while female literacy rate is 72.21 %.
Shankhanagar Census Town has total administration over 1,720 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Shankhanagar Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.35 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.22 % of total population in Shankhanagar (CT).
Shankhanagar Work Profile
Out of total population, 2,997 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 2,398 were males while 599 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 2997 working population, 85.59 % were engaged in Main Work while 14.41 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Shankhanagar 2019 Population
The next census for Shankhanagar Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.