Pakuria Village, with population of 1503 is Berhampore sub district's the 53rd least populous village, located in Berhampore sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Pakuria village is 1 km2 and it is the 29th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1856 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Berhampur and distance from Pakuria village to Berhampur is 5 km. Pin code of Pakuria village is 742165.


The village is home to 1503 people, among them 762 (51%) are male and 741 (49%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pakuria village is 7%, among them 44% are boys and 56% are girls. There are 369 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1293. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.2% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of 15.3%. General caste population has increased by 38.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -22.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -87.5% and child population has decreased by -34.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 972 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 990, in schedule caste is 916 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1267 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 506 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1260 people in the village are literate, among them 668 are male and 592 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pakuria is 90%. 93% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Workers profile

Pakuria has 33% (497) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 9% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.