Barapatina Nutanbus Village, with population of about 16 thousand is Jalpaiguri sub district's the 7th most populous village, located in Jalpaiguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Barapatina Nutanbus village is 46 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 354 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jalpaiguri and distance from Barapatina Nutanbus village to Jalpaiguri is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Barapatina Nutanbus village is 735121. 7 square kilometer (15%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 8340 (51%) are male and 8026 (49%) are female. 11% of the whole population are from general caste, 65% are from schedule caste and 24% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barapatina Nutanbus village is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 3571 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Barapatina Nutanbus

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16,366 1,831 10,650 3,885 2,176
Male 8,340 933 5,490 1,917 1,145
Female 8,026 898 5,160 1,968 1,031

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.4% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 14.6%. General caste population has increased by 38.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 10.8% and child population has decreased by -4.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Barapatina Nutanbus

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.5% 38.8% 12.5% 10.8% -4.8%
Male 14.6% 38% 13.5% 8.6% -2.9%
Female 14.4% 39.7% 11.5% 13% -6.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 962 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 940 and in schedule tribe is 1027. There are 900 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 39 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Barapatina Nutanbus

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 11 -17 41 -39
2011 962 962 940 1027 900
2001 964 951 957 986 939

Literacy

Total 9204 people in the village are literate, among them 5328 are male and 3876 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barapatina Nutanbus is 65%. 74% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Barapatina Nutanbus

Total Male Female
Change 13.2% 8.9% 17.7%
2011 64.9% 74.1% 55.4%
2001 51.7% 65.2% 37.7%

Workers profile

Barapatina Nutanbus has 43% (6989) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 29% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Barapatina Nutanbus

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.7% 31.4% 11.3% 57.3%
Male 55.6% 47.2% 8.4% 44.4%
Female 29.4% 15.1% 14.3% 70.6%