Banglajhar Village, with population of 2700 is Maynaguri sub district's the 28th least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Banglajhar village is 5 km2 and it is the 35th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 543 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Domhani and distance from Banglajhar village to Domhani is 6 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Banglajhar village is 735302.

Demographics

The village is home to 2700 people, among them 1387 (51%) are male and 1313 (49%) are female. 26% of the whole population are from general caste, 74% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Banglajhar village is 15%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 601 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Banglajhar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,700 702 1,993 5 407
Male 1,387 350 1,033 4 222
Female 1,313 352 960 1 185

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2238. Female population growth rate of the village is 20% which is -1.2% lower than male population growth rate of 21.2%. General caste population has increased by 31.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -44.4% and child population has increased by 4.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Banglajhar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21 31 18 -44 4
Male 21 37 17 0 25
Female 20 26 19 -80 -13

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 947 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1006, in schedule caste is 929 and in schedule tribe is 250. There are 833 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 364 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Banglajhar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -9 -92 15 -1,000 -364
2011 947 1,006 929 250 833
2001 956 1,098 914 1,250 1,197

Literacy

Total 1851 people in the village are literate, among them 1004 are male and 847 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Banglajhar is 81%. 86% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 28%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Banglajhar

Total Male Female
Change 18 9 28
2011 81 86 75
2001 63 77 47

Workers profile

Banglajhar has 54% (1453) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 49% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 22% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 38% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Banglajhar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 54 24 30 46
Male 59 37 22 41
Female 49 10 39 51