Lot No 126 Village, with population of about 16 thousand is Basanti sub district's the most populous village, located in Basanti sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Lot No 126 village is 46 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 344 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Canning and distance from Lot No 126 village to Canning is 52 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Lot No 126 village is 743378.

Demographics

The village is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 8142 (52%) are male and 7553 (48%) are female. 6% of the whole population are from general caste, 93% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lot No 126 village is 11%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 3820 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lot No 126

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,695 939 14,662 94 1,728
Male 8,142 491 7,601 50 853
Female 7,553 448 7,061 44 875

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 24.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 24% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of 24.1%. General caste population has decreased by -1.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 36.2% and child population has decreased by -10.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lot No 126

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.1% -1.9% 26.2% 36.2% -10.9%
Male 24.1% -4.7% 26.5% 35.1% -14%
Female 24% 1.4% 25.8% 37.5% -7.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 928 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 912, in schedule caste is 929 and in schedule tribe is 880. There are 1026 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 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 70 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lot No 126

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 54 -6 15 70
2011 928 912 929 880 1026
2001 928 858 935 865 956

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 6432 are male and 4863 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lot No 126 is 81%. 88% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lot No 126

Total Male Female
Change 12.4% 7.6% 17.4%
2011 80.9% 88.2% 72.8%
2001 68.5% 80.6% 55.4%

Workers profile

Lot No 126 has 38% (6003) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 18% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lot No 126

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.2% 23.3% 15% 61.8%
Male 56.7% 41.3% 15.4% 43.3%
Female 18.4% 3.8% 14.6% 81.6%