Baikur Gourgram Village, with population of about 11 thousand is Maynaguri sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Baikur Gourgram village is 22 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 503 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Mekhliganj and distance from Baikur Gourgram village to Mekhliganj is 10 km. Pin code of Baikur Gourgram village is 735306.

Demographics

The village is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5595 (52%) are male and 5227 (48%) are female. 26% of the whole population are from general caste, 74% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Baikur Gourgram village is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2453 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Baikur Gourgram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,822 2,798 8,023 1 1,302
Male 5,595 1,467 4,127 1 673
Female 5,227 1,331 3,896 0 629

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9287. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.7% which is -1.6% lower than male population growth rate of 17.3%. General caste population has increased by 16.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by 0% and child population has decreased by -9.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Baikur Gourgram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 17 17 0 -9
Male 17 16 18 0 -7
Female 16 18 15 0 -12

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 934 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 907, in schedule caste is 944. There are 935 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 55 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Baikur Gourgram

Total General SC ST Child
Change -13 14 -22 0 -55
2011 934 907 944 0 935
2001 947 893 966 0 990

Literacy

Total 6979 people in the village are literate, among them 3954 are male and 3025 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Baikur Gourgram is 73%. 80% of male and 66% 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 - Baikur Gourgram

Total Male Female
Change 11 6 15
2011 73 80 66
2001 63 74 51

Workers profile

Baikur Gourgram has 39% (4228) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 19% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Baikur Gourgram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39 31 8 61
Male 57 53 5 43
Female 19 8 12 81