Orgram Village, with population of about 14 thousand is Bhatar sub district's the most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Orgram village is 29 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 461 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Guskura and distance from Orgram village to Guskura is 7 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Orgram village is 713167. 2.38 square kilometer (8%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to about 14 thousand people, among them 6854 (51%) are male and 6700 (49%) are female. 27% of the whole population are from general caste, 46% are from schedule caste and 27% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Orgram village is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3229 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Orgram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,554 3,668 6,232 3,654 1,486
Male 6,854 1,812 3,223 1,819 741
Female 6,700 1,856 3,009 1,835 745

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 9.7% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of 7.9%. General caste population has increased by 2.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3.9% and child population has decreased by -18.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Orgram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.8% 2.5% 16.2% 3.9% -18.9%
Male 7.9% -2.4% 17.7% 3.4% -17.8%
Female 9.7% 7.7% 14.5% 4.4% -19.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 978 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1024, in schedule caste is 934 and in schedule tribe is 1009. There are 1005 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Orgram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 95 -25 10 -26
2011 978 1024 934 1009 1005
2001 961 929 959 999 1031

Literacy

Total 8164 people in the village are literate, among them 4609 are male and 3555 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Orgram is 68%. 75% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Orgram

Total Male Female
Change 8.4% 4.3% 13.0%
2011 67.6% 75.4% 59.7%
2001 59.2% 71.1% 46.7%

Workers profile

Orgram has 48% (6553) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 35% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Orgram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 48.3% 33% 15.3% 51.7%
Male 61.8% 48.9% 12.9% 38.2%
Female 34.6% 16.8% 17.7% 65.4%