Bhangarhat Village, with population of 2933 is Maynaguri sub district's the 39th least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Bhangarhat village is 5 km2 and it is the 24th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 544 persons per km2.

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

Demographics

The village is home to 2933 people, among them 1550 (53%) are male and 1383 (47%) are female. 2% of the whole population are from general caste, 97% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhangarhat village is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 676 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhangarhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,933 68 2,852 13 348
Male 1,550 39 1,503 8 175
Female 1,383 29 1,349 5 173

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2412. Female population growth rate of the village is 21.7% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of 21.5%. General caste population has increased by 11.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -60.6% and child population has decreased by -10.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhangarhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.6% 11.5% 23% -60.6% -10.1%
Male 21.5% 21.9% 22.8% -60% -16.7%
Female 21.7% 0% 23.3% -61.5% -2.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 892 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 744, in schedule caste is 898 and in schedule tribe is 625. There are 989 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 146 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhangarhat

Total General SC ST Child
Change 2 -162 4 -25 146
2011 892 744 898 625 989
2001 890 906 894 650 843

Literacy

Total 2014 people in the village are literate, among them 1163 are male and 851 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhangarhat is 78%. 85% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhangarhat

Total Male Female
Change 10.2% 5.1% 15.8%
2011 77.9% 84.6% 70.3%
2001 67.7% 79.5% 54.5%

Workers profile

Bhangarhat has 41% (1199) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 25% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhangarhat

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.9% 33.8% 7.1% 59.1%
Male 55.4% 52.1% 3.3% 44.6%
Female 24.6% 13.2% 11.4% 75.4%