Bermajur Village, with population of about 13 thousand is Sandeshkhali - II sub district's the most populous village, located in Sandeshkhali - II sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Bermajur village is 10 km2 and it is the 5th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1264 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Basirhat and distance from Bermajur village to Basirhat is 31 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Bermajur village is 743442.

Demographics

The village is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 6627 (50%) are male and 6509 (50%) are female. 50% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 23% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bermajur village is 16%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 2979 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bermajur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,136 6,536 3,547 3,053 2,073
Male 6,627 3,246 1,831 1,550 1,019
Female 6,509 3,290 1,716 1,503 1,054

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 24.1% which is 6.8% higher than male population growth rate of 17.3%. General caste population has increased by 22.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 23.7% and child population has increased by 7.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bermajur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.6% 22.1% 15.5% 23.7% 7.2%
Male 17.3% 17.2% 13.7% 22.2% 4.6%
Female 24.1% 27.3% 17.4% 25.3% 9.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 982 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1014, in schedule caste is 937 and in schedule tribe is 970. There are 1034 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 53 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 49 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bermajur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 53 81 29 24 49
2011 982 1014 937 970 1034
2001 929 933 908 946 985

Literacy

Total 7602 people in the village are literate, among them 4236 are male and 3366 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bermajur is 69%. 76% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bermajur

Total Male Female
Change 13.6% 8.2% 19.9%
2011 68.7% 75.5% 61.7%
2001 55.1% 67.3% 41.8%

Workers profile

Bermajur has 37% (4925) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 19% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 23% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bermajur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.5% 18.3% 19.2% 62.5%
Male 56.1% 33.5% 22.6% 43.9%
Female 18.5% 2.8% 15.7% 81.5%