Nearest town of the village is Kishani and distance from Basait village to Kishani is 4 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Basait village is 206302.
The village is home to 8837 people, among them 4708 (53%) are male and 4129 (47%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Basait village is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1472 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 15.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7647. Female population growth rate of the village is 19.5% which is 7.2% higher than male population growth rate of 12.3%. General caste population has increased by 12.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.7% and child population has decreased by -11.3% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 877 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 887, in schedule caste is 848. There are 903 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 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 5622 people in the village are literate, among them 3313 are male and 2309 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Basait is 75%. 83% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.
Basait has 30% (2618) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 10% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.