Betgara Village, with population of 4739 is Maynaguri sub district's the 16th most populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Betgara village is 9 km2 and it is the 9th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 500 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Betgara which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Betgara village to Maynaguri is 10 km. Pin code of Betgara village is 735224. 0.01 square kilometer (0%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 4739 people, among them 2503 (53%) are male and 2236 (47%) are female. 1% of the whole population are from general caste, 97% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Betgara village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1052 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Betgara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,739 71 4,589 79 641
Male 2,503 41 2,418 44 348
Female 2,236 30 2,171 35 293

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4087. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.3% which is -5.1% lower than male population growth rate of 18.4%. General caste population has decreased by -55.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16.2% and child population has decreased by -5.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Betgara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16% -55.3% 18.9% 16.2% -5.7%
Male 18.4% -52.3% 21.3% 29.4% 3.9%
Female 13.3% -58.9% 16.3% 2.9% -15.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 893 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 732, in schedule caste is 898 and in schedule tribe is 795. There are 842 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 40 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 188 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Betgara

Total General SC ST Child
Change -40 -117 -38 -205 -188
2011 893 732 898 795 842
2001 933 849 936 1000 1030

Literacy

Total 2729 people in the village are literate, among them 1588 are male and 1141 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Betgara is 67%. 74% of male and 59% 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 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Betgara

Total Male Female
Change 5.3% 1.3% 9.6%
2011 66.6% 73.7% 58.7%
2001 61.3% 72.4% 49.1%

Workers profile

Betgara has 33% (1541) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 5% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Betgara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.5% 23.4% 9.2% 67.5%
Male 57.1% 41.7% 15.4% 42.9%
Female 5% 2.8% 2.2% 95%