Eruar Village, with population of about 11 thousand is Bhatar sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Eruar village is 21 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 527 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Eruar which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Guskura and distance from Eruar village to Guskura is 15 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Eruar village is 713121.

Demographics

The village is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5469 (50%) are male and 5394 (50%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 30% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Eruar village is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 2522 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Eruar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,863 7,021 3,304 538 1,272
Male 5,469 3,533 1,651 285 637
Female 5,394 3,488 1,653 253 635

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9247. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.5% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 16.5%. General caste population has increased by 21.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 31.9% and child population has increased by 0.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Eruar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.5% 21.2% 8.5% 31.9% 0.5%
Male 16.5% 19% 9.4% 30.7% 1.8%
Female 18.5% 23.5% 7.5% 33.2% -0.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 986 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 987, in schedule caste is 1001 and in schedule tribe is 888. There are 997 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 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Eruar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 36 -18 16 -25
2011 986 987 1001 888 997
2001 969 951 1019 872 1022

Literacy

Total 5951 people in the village are literate, among them 3223 are male and 2728 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Eruar is 62%. 67% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Eruar

Total Male Female
Change 6.6% 4.4% 9.0%
2011 62% 66.7% 57.3%
2001 55.4% 62.3% 48.3%

Workers profile

Eruar has 43% (4698) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 23% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Eruar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.2% 28.8% 14.4% 56.8%
Male 63.4% 48.5% 14.9% 36.6%
Female 22.8% 8.9% 13.9% 77.2%