Bara Belun Village, with population of about 11 thousand is Bhatar sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Bara Belun village is 18 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 634 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Bara Belun village to Burdwan is 26 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Bara Belun village is 713158.

Demographics

The village is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5705 (51%) are male and 5556 (49%) are female. 57% of the whole population are from general caste, 37% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bara Belun village is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2498 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bara Belun

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,261 6,387 4,163 711 1,148
Male 5,705 3,269 2,085 351 591
Female 5,556 3,118 2,078 360 557

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 11% which is -1.7% lower than male population growth rate of 12.7%. General caste population has increased by 8.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 133.9% and child population has decreased by -19.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bara Belun

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.9% 8.8% 6.9% 133.9% -19.9%
Male 12.7% 10.1% 7.5% 130.9% -15.9%
Female 11% 7.6% 6.4% 136.8% -23.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 974 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 954, in schedule caste is 997 and in schedule tribe is 1026. There are 942 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 96 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bara Belun

Total General SC ST Child
Change -15 -22 -10 26 -96
2011 974 954 997 1026 942
2001 989 976 1007 1000 1038

Literacy

Total 7091 people in the village are literate, among them 3912 are male and 3179 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bara Belun is 70%. 76% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bara Belun

Total Male Female
Change 7.4% 4.7% 10.3%
2011 70.1% 76.5% 63.6%
2001 62.7% 71.8% 53.3%

Workers profile

Bara Belun has 44% (4993) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 27% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bara Belun

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.3% 30.1% 14.2% 55.7%
Male 60.9% 47.6% 13.3% 39.1%
Female 27.3% 12.2% 15.1% 72.7%