Bara Kamet Village, with population of 4009 is Maynaguri sub district's the 27th most populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Bara Kamet village is 5 km2 and it is the 28th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 768 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Bara Kamet village to Maynaguri is 10 km. Pin code of Bara Kamet village is 735305.

Demographics

The village is home to 4009 people, among them 2046 (51%) are male and 1963 (49%) are female. 37% of the whole population are from general caste, 63% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bara Kamet village is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 956 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bara Kamet

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,009 1,486 2,521 2 516
Male 2,046 735 1,310 1 264
Female 1,963 751 1,211 1 252

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3278. Female population growth rate of the village is 21.3% which is -2% lower than male population growth rate of 23.3%. General caste population has increased by 46%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -92.9% and child population has decreased by 0% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bara Kamet

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.3% 46% 12.9% -92.9% 0%
Male 23.3% 43.8% 15.5% -93.3% 9.5%
Female 21.3% 48.1% 10.3% -92.3% -8.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1022, in schedule caste is 924 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 955 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 186 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bara Kamet

Total General SC ST Child
Change -16 30 -44 133 -186
2011 959 1022 924 1000 955
2001 975 992 968 867 1141

Literacy

Total 2534 people in the village are literate, among them 1402 are male and 1132 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bara Kamet is 73%. 79% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bara Kamet

Total Male Female
Change 7.7% 2.9% 13.0%
2011 72.5% 78.7% 66.2%
2001 64.8% 75.8% 53.2%

Workers profile

Bara Kamet has 43% (1717) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 25% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bara Kamet

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.8% 32.5% 10.4% 57.2%
Male 59.7% 52.6% 7% 40.3%
Female 25.3% 11.4% 13.9% 74.7%