Basilardanga Village, with population of 4248 is Maynaguri sub district's the 24th most populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Basilardanga village is 5 km2 and it is the 37th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 908 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Basilardanga village to Maynaguri is 9 km. Pin code of Basilardanga village is 735224.

Demographics

The village is home to 4248 people, among them 2264 (53%) are male and 1984 (47%) are female. 20% of the whole population are from general caste, 80% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Basilardanga village is 13%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 946 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Basilardanga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,248 842 3,405 1 533
Male 2,264 439 1,825 0 296
Female 1,984 403 1,580 1 237

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3555. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.9% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 18.3%. General caste population has increased by 14.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.7% and child population has decreased by -19.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Basilardanga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20 15 21 0 -19
Male 18 13 20 0 -18
Female 21 16 22 0 -21

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 876 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 918, in schedule caste is 866. There are 801 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 37 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Basilardanga

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 21 19 0 -37
2011 876 918 866 0 801
2001 857 897 847 0 838

Literacy

Total 2628 people in the village are literate, among them 1532 are male and 1096 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Basilardanga is 71%. 78% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Basilardanga

Total Male Female
Change 8 4 14
2011 71 78 63
2001 62 74 49

Workers profile

Basilardanga has 35% (1497) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 17% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Basilardanga

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35 27 9 65
Male 51 45 6 49
Female 17 5 12 83