Barnes Village, with population of 2983 is Maynaguri sub district's the 39th most populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Barnes village is 5 km2 and it is the 38th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 637 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Barnes which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Barnes village to Maynaguri is 12 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Barnes village is 735224.

Demographics

The village is home to 2983 people, among them 1560 (52%) are male and 1423 (48%) are female. 42% of the whole population are from general caste, 58% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barnes village is 13%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 650 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Barnes

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,983 1,254 1,727 2 400
Male 1,560 659 900 1 221
Female 1,423 595 827 1 179

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2638. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.1% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of 13%. General caste population has increased by 12.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.5% and child population has increased by 0.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Barnes

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13 12 14 0 0
Male 13 13 13 0 11
Female 13 12 14 0 -11

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 912 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 903, in schedule caste is 919 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 810 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 decreased by 195 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Barnes

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 -1 2 1,000 -195
2011 912 903 919 1,000 810
2001 912 904 917 0 1,005

Literacy

Total 1796 people in the village are literate, among them 1023 are male and 773 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barnes is 70%. 76% of male and 62% 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 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Barnes

Total Male Female
Change 6 3 9
2011 70 76 62
2001 64 74 53

Workers profile

Barnes has 33% (993) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 7% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Barnes

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33 30 3 67
Male 57 53 4 43
Female 7 4 3 93