Poalkura Village, with population of 1357 is Bhatar sub district's the 35th least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Poalkura village is 3 km2 and it is the 47th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 428 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Guskara and distance from Poalkura village to Guskara is 8 km. Pin code of Poalkura village is 713128.

Demographics

The village is home to 1357 people, among them 684 (50%) are male and 673 (50%) are female. 51% of the whole population are from general caste, 31% are from schedule caste and 18% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Poalkura village is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 300 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Poalkura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,357 692 415 250 167
Male 684 344 213 127 89
Female 673 348 202 123 78

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 0.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1351. Female population growth rate of the village is -0.1% which is -1.1% lower than male population growth rate of 1%. General caste population has decreased by -8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 10.1% and child population has decreased by -12.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Poalkura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0 -8 12 10 -12
Male 1 -9 17 8 11
Female -0 -7 6 13 -29

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 984 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1012, in schedule caste is 948 and in schedule tribe is 969. There are 876 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 499 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Poalkura

Total General SC ST Child
Change -12 17 -96 45 -499
2011 984 1,012 948 969 876
2001 996 995 1,044 924 1,375

Literacy

Total 890 people in the village are literate, among them 500 are male and 390 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Poalkura is 75%. 84% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Poalkura

Total Male Female
Change 17 14 20
2011 75 84 66
2001 58 70 46

Workers profile

Poalkura has 41% (556) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 21% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Poalkura

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41 37 4 59
Male 60 56 5 40
Female 21 19 3 79