Rayan Village, with population of about 19 thousand is Burdwan - I sub district's the most populous village, located in Burdwan - I sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Rayan village is 11 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1747 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Rayan village to Burdwan is 5 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Rayan village is 713101. 0.02 square kilometer (0%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to about 19 thousand people, among them 9623 (51%) are male and 9350 (49%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rayan village is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 4307 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rayan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18,973 13,842 4,407 724 2,150
Male 9,623 7,053 2,222 348 1,068
Female 9,350 6,789 2,185 376 1,082

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.4% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of 11.6%. General caste population has increased by 15.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -16.5% and child population has decreased by -8.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rayan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.5% 15.7% 9.2% -16.5% -8.7%
Male 11.6% 15.4% 7% -19.6% -9.1%
Female 13.4% 16% 11.5% -13.4% -8.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 972 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 963, in schedule caste is 983 and in schedule tribe is 1080. There are 1013 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rayan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 16 6 39 78 9
2011 972 963 983 1080 1013
2001 956 957 944 1002 1004

Literacy

Total about 13 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 7114 are male and 5909 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rayan is 77%. 83% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rayan

Total Male Female
Change 9.9% 7.0% 13.3%
2011 77.4% 83.2% 71.5%
2001 67.5% 76.2% 58.2%

Workers profile

Rayan has 38% (7140) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 16% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rayan

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.6% 27.1% 10.5% 62.4%
Male 59.1% 46.1% 13% 40.9%
Female 15.6% 7.6% 8% 84.4%