Saogaon is a village situated in Mal Block of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. Placed in rural part of Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, it is one among the 103 villages of Mal Block of Jalpaiguri district. As per the government register, the village number of Saogaon is 306892. The village has 200 houses.
According to Census 2011, Saogaon's population is 981. Out of this, 501 are males while the females count 480 here. This village has 147 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 74 are boys and 73 are girls.
Literacy rate in Saogaon village is 47%. 464 out of total 981 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 52% as 261 males out of total 501 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 42% as 203 out of total 480 females are educated in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Saogaon village is shockingly high -- 52%. Here 517 out of total 981 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 47% as 240 males out of total 501 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 57% and 277 out of total 480 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of employed people of Saogaon village is 246 yet 735 are un-employed. And out of 246 occupied individual 169 persons are entirely dependent on agriculture.