Berana Village, with population of 911 is Bhatar sub district's the 18th least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Berana village is 1 km2 and it is the 18th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 723 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Guskara and distance from Berana village to Guskara is 6 km. Pin code of Berana village is 713128. 0.02 square kilometer (2%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 911 people, among them 475 (52%) are male and 436 (48%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Berana village is 8%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 207 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Berana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 911 639 181 91 75
Male 475 333 93 49 41
Female 436 306 88 42 34

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 831. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.7% which is -1.8% lower than male population growth rate of 10.5%. General caste population has increased by 12.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 40% and child population has decreased by -2.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Berana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.6% 12.7% -9% 40% -2.6%
Male 10.5% 14% -7.9% 32.4% -8.9%
Female 8.7% 11.3% -10.2% 50% 6.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 918 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 946 and in schedule tribe is 857. There are 829 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 118 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Berana

Total General SC ST Child
Change -15 -23 -24 100 118
2011 918 919 946 857 829
2001 933 942 970 757 711

Literacy

Total 717 people in the village are literate, among them 390 are male and 327 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Berana is 86%. 90% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Berana

Total Male Female
Change 7.6% 5.2% 9.8%
2011 85.8% 89.9% 81.3%
2001 78.2% 84.7% 71.5%

Workers profile

Berana has 44% (402) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 68% male and 18% female population are working population. 4% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 64% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Berana

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.1% 3% 41.2% 55.9%
Male 68.2% 4.4% 63.8% 31.8%
Female 17.9% 1.4% 16.5% 82.1%