Bhatar Community Development Block, with population of about 2.6 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 104 villages in the sub district, among them Orgram is the most populous village with population of about 14 thousand and Jaladgram is the least populous village with population of 168. Orgram is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 29 km2 and Nawada is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.6 lakh people, among them about 1.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (49%) are female. 58% of the whole population are from general caste, 32% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhatar community development block is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 60 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Bhatar community development block live in the Bhatar Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhatar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 263,064 152,113 85,325 25,626 28,732
Male 134,096 77,998 43,370 12,728 14,711
Female 128,968 74,115 41,955 12,898 14,021

Most populated Villages in Bhatar

Villages
Name Population
Orgram 13554
Bara Belun 11261
Eruar 10863
Bamsor 7997
Nasigram 7503
Balgana 7203
Banpash 6702
Bhatakul 5607
Muratipur 5516
Kashipur 5457

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 26% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 964 in Muslims are 952.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhatar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 263,064 192,567 67,537 1,097 25 15 20 1,193 610
Male 134,096 98,037 34,591 532 13 6 12 601 304
Female 128,968 94,530 32,946 565 12 9 8 592 306

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 11.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 11.6% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 10.9%. General caste population has increased by 8.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 19% and child population has decreased by -10.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhatar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.2% 8.5% 14.2% 19% -10.7%
Male 10.9% 8.1% 14% 18.4% -9.8%
Female 11.6% 8.9% 14.5% 19.5% -11.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 962 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 950, in schedule caste is 967 and in schedule tribe is 1013. There are 953 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhatar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 6 3 9 -20
2011 962 950 967 1013 953
2001 955 944 964 1004 973

Villages with highest sex ratio in Bhatar

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Kulnagar 1238
Chandibati 1106
Bhairabpur 1071
Jhujkadanga 1060
Eora Chak 1046
Banagram 1032
Mukundapur 1026
Chandipur 1025
Basatpur 1018
Ramchandrapur 1008

Literacy

Total about 1.7 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 93 thousand are male and about 75 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhatar is 72%. 78% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhatar

Total Male Female
Change 7.4% 4.8% 10.2%
2011 71.5% 77.8% 65.1%
2001 64.1% 73% 54.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Bhatar

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Nutangram 91
Bijyapur 90
Bazar Mahammadpur 86
Berana 86
Banagram 85
Dhandalsa 84
Kalapahari 82
Kasigram 82
Dangsara 81
Basatpur 81

Workers profile

Bhatar has 43% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 23% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhatar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.7% 32.2% 10.4% 57.3%
Male 62% 51.2% 10.7% 38%
Female 22.6% 12.5% 10.1% 77.4%

Biggest Villages in Bhatar

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Orgram 29.4
Nasigram 22.8
Eruar 20.6
Bara Belun 17.8
Kashipur 11.8
Mahata 9.1
Balgana 9
Mahachanda 7.7
Banpash 7
Khurul 7