Brahmapur Village, with population of 2883 is Maynaguri sub district's the 38th least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Brahmapur village is 5 km2 and it is the 34th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 580 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Brahmapur village to Maynaguri is 18 km. Pin code of Brahmapur village is 735305.

Demographics

The village is home to 2883 people, among them 1526 (53%) are male and 1357 (47%) 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 Brahmapur village is 13%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 657 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Brahmapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,883 1,070 1,809 4 381
Male 1,526 580 944 2 213
Female 1,357 490 865 2 168

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 20.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2394. Female population growth rate of the village is 19% which is -2.7% lower than male population growth rate of 21.7%. General caste population has increased by 25.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 33.3% and child population has decreased by -15% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Brahmapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20 25 18 33 -15
Male 22 29 18 -33 -5
Female 19 22 17 0 -25

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 889 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 845, in schedule caste is 916 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 789 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 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 202 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Brahmapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -20 -49 -5 1,000 -202
2011 889 845 916 1,000 789
2001 909 894 921 0 991

Literacy

Total 1738 people in the village are literate, among them 1004 are male and 734 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Brahmapur is 69%. 76% of male and 62% 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 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Brahmapur

Total Male Female
Change 9 3 15
2011 70 77 62
2001 61 73 47

Workers profile

Brahmapur has 52% (1498) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 41% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 31% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Brahmapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52 31 21 48
Male 62 49 13 38
Female 41 10 31 59