Chura Bhandar Village, with population of 4064 is Maynaguri sub district's the 25th most populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Chura Bhandar village is 5 km2 and it is the 35th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 903 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Chura Bhandar village to Maynaguri is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Chura Bhandar village is 735224.

Demographics

The village is home to 4064 people, among them 2123 (52%) are male and 1941 (48%) are female. 10% of the whole population are from general caste, 90% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chura Bhandar village is 12%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 956 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chura Bhandar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,064 408 3,645 11 495
Male 2,123 212 1,907 4 279
Female 1,941 196 1,738 7 216

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3388. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.9% which is -4% lower than male population growth rate of 21.9%. General caste population has increased by 2.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -83.1% and child population has decreased by -7.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chura Bhandar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20 2 25 -83 -8
Male 22 -2 28 -89 1
Female 18 8 21 -76 -17

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 914 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 925, in schedule caste is 911 and in schedule tribe is 1750. There are 774 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 168 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chura Bhandar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -31 86 -53 944 -168
2011 914 925 911 1,750 774
2001 945 839 964 806 942

Literacy

Total 2770 people in the village are literate, among them 1535 are male and 1235 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chura Bhandar is 78%. 83% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chura Bhandar

Total Male Female
Change 15 11 18
2011 78 83 72
2001 63 72 54

Workers profile

Chura Bhandar has 30% (1218) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 6% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chura Bhandar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30 28 2 70
Male 52 50 2 48
Female 6 4 2 94