Balichuna Village, with population of 315 is Bharatpur - I sub district's the 5th least populous village, located in Bharatpur - I sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Balichuna village is 1 km2 and it is the 21st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 346 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kandi and distance from Balichuna village to Kandi is 20 km. Pin code of Balichuna village is 742161.

Demographics

The village is home to 315 people, among them 175 (56%) are male and 140 (44%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Balichuna village is 6%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 75 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Balichuna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 315 315 0 0 18
Male 175 175 0 0 10
Female 140 140 0 0 8

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -5.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 334. Female population growth rate of the village is -11.4% which is -10.8% lower than male population growth rate of -0.6%. General caste population has decreased by -5.7% and child population has decreased by -55% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Balichuna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -5.7% -5.7% 0% 0% -55%
Male -0.6% -0.6% 0% 0% -60%
Female -11.4% -11.4% 0% 0% -46.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 800 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 800,. There are 800 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 98 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 200 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Balichuna

Total General SC ST Child
Change -98 -98 0 0 200
2011 800 800 0 0 800
2001 898 898 0 0 600

Literacy

Total 265 people in the village are literate, among them 157 are male and 108 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Balichuna is 89%. 95% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Balichuna

Total Male Female
Change 9.3% 6.5% 11.2%
2011 89.2% 95.2% 81.8%
2001 79.9% 88.7% 70.6%

Workers profile

Balichuna has 53% (167) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 65% male and 38% female population are working population. 65% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 36% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Balichuna

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 53% 37.1% 15.9% 47%
Male 65.1% 65.1% 0% 34.9%
Female 37.9% 2.1% 35.7% 62.1%