Barunhat Village, with population of about 17 thousand is Hasnabad sub district's the most populous village, located in Hasnabad sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Barunhat village is 9 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1789 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Taki and distance from Barunhat village to Taki is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Barunhat village is 743426.

Demographics

The village is home to about 17 thousand people, among them 8460 (51%) are male and 8175 (49%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barunhat village is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 4016 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Barunhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16,635 13,456 3,125 54 1,926
Male 8,460 6,815 1,618 27 993
Female 8,175 6,641 1,507 27 933

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -1.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is -0.5% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of -1.9%. General caste population has decreased by -0.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -4.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 980% and child population has decreased by -22.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Barunhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1.2% -0.7% -4.8% 980% -22.5%
Male -1.9% -1.7% -3.9% 1250% -20.4%
Female -0.5% 0.4% -5.8% 800% -24.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 966 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 974, in schedule caste is 931 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 940 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 52 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Barunhat

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 21 -19 -500 -52
2011 966 974 931 1000 940
2001 953 953 950 1500 992

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 5966 are male and 4863 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barunhat is 74%. 80% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Barunhat

Total Male Female
Change 5.9% 2.3% 9.8%
2011 73.6% 79.9% 67.1%
2001 67.7% 77.6% 57.3%

Workers profile

Barunhat has 43% (7161) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 27% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Barunhat

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43% 37.3% 5.7% 57%
Male 58.1% 53.4% 4.7% 41.9%
Female 27.5% 20.7% 6.8% 72.5%