Bistupur Village, with population of 2992 is Kanksa sub district's the 9th most populous village, located in Kanksa sub district of Paschim Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Bistupur village is 35 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 86 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Durgapur and distance from Bistupur village to Durgapur is 21 km. Pin code of Bistupur village is 713216. 29.47 square kilometer (84%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2992 people, among them 1527 (51%) are male and 1465 (49%) are female. 30% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 50% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bistupur village is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 720 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bistupur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,992 908 584 1,500 342
Male 1,527 490 300 737 178
Female 1,465 418 284 763 164

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 30.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2289. Female population growth rate of the village is 29.8% which is -1.8% lower than male population growth rate of 31.6%. General caste population has increased by 8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 68.5% and child population has increased by 11.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bistupur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30.7% 8% 4.7% 68.5% 11.8%
Male 31.6% 12.6% 11.5% 61.6% 7.9%
Female 29.8% 3% -1.7% 75.8% 16.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 853, in schedule caste is 947 and in schedule tribe is 1035. There are 921 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 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 66 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bistupur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -14 -80 -127 83 66
2011 959 853 947 1035 921
2001 973 933 1074 952 855

Literacy

Total 1705 people in the village are literate, among them 1002 are male and 703 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bistupur is 64%. 74% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bistupur

Total Male Female
Change 13.9% 11.3% 16.3%
2011 64.3% 74.3% 54%
2001 50.4% 63% 37.7%

Workers profile

Bistupur has 56% (1682) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 50% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 30% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 36% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bistupur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 56.2% 23.5% 32.8% 43.8%
Male 61.8% 32.1% 29.7% 38.2%
Female 50.4% 14.5% 35.9% 49.6%