Bithari Village, with population of about 19 thousand is Swarupnagar sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Swarupnagar sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Bithari village is 14 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1402 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Basirhat and distance from Bithari village to Basirhat is 27 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Bithari village is 743286.

Demographics

The village is home to about 19 thousand people, among them 9857 (51%) are male and 9430 (49%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bithari village is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 4613 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bithari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,287 14,428 4,837 22 2,044
Male 9,857 7,343 2,498 16 1,056
Female 9,430 7,085 2,339 6 988

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.6% which is -0.5% lower than male population growth rate of 12.1%. General caste population has increased by 12.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 214.3% and child population has decreased by -19.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bithari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.9% 12.2% 10.6% 214.3% -19.8%
Male 12.1% 11.6% 12.9% 300% -20.2%
Female 11.6% 12.7% 8.2% 100% -19.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 965, in schedule caste is 936 and in schedule tribe is 375. There are 936 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bithari

Total General SC ST Child
Change -4 9 -41 -375 10
2011 957 965 936 375 936
2001 961 956 977 750 926

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 6458 are male and 5604 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bithari is 70%. 73% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bithari

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 3.4% 9.7%
2011 70% 73.4% 66.4%
2001 63.5% 70% 56.7%

Workers profile

Bithari has 42% (8096) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 25% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bithari

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42% 27.9% 14.1% 58%
Male 58.1% 48% 10% 41.9%
Female 25.2% 6.8% 18.3% 74.8%