Bagjan Village, with population of 2449 is Maynaguri sub district's the 23rd least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Bagjan village is 2 km2 and it is the 7th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1065 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Bagjan village to Maynaguri is 5 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Bagjan village is 735302.

Demographics

The village is home to 2449 people, among them 1240 (51%) are male and 1209 (49%) are female. 25% of the whole population are from general caste, 72% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bagjan village is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 593 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bagjan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,449 603 1,766 80 324
Male 1,240 303 894 43 168
Female 1,209 300 872 37 156

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2319. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.1% which is 4.9% higher than male population growth rate of 3.2%. General caste population has decreased by -7.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 53.8% and child population has decreased by -15.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bagjan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6 -7 9 54 -16
Male 3 -13 8 54 -23
Female 8 -1 10 54 -6

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 975 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 990, in schedule caste is 975 and in schedule tribe is 860. There are 929 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 176 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bagjan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 44 120 16 3 176
2011 975 990 975 860 929
2001 931 870 959 857 753

Literacy

Total 1680 people in the village are literate, among them 941 are male and 739 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bagjan is 79%. 88% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bagjan

Total Male Female
Change 17 14 21
2011 79 88 70
2001 62 74 50

Workers profile

Bagjan has 39% (949) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 23% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bagjan

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39 23 16 61
Male 55 40 15 46
Female 23 6 17 77