Salkuni Village, with population of 1740 is Bhatar sub district's the 46th least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Salkuni village is 3 km2 and it is the 42nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 688 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Guskura and distance from Salkuni village to Guskura is 8 km. Pin code of Salkuni village is 713121.

Demographics

The village is home to 1740 people, among them 909 (52%) are male and 831 (48%) are female. 56% of the whole population are from general caste, 38% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Salkuni village is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 402 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Salkuni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,740 967 657 116 229
Male 909 508 340 61 116
Female 831 459 317 55 113

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1564. Female population growth rate of the village is 9.6% which is -3.2% lower than male population growth rate of 12.8%. General caste population has increased by 6.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 213.5% and child population has increased by 5.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Salkuni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11 7 6 214 6
Male 13 10 3 281 2
Female 10 3 9 162 10

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 914 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 904, in schedule caste is 932 and in schedule tribe is 902. There are 974 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 70 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Salkuni

Total General SC ST Child
Change -26 -63 47 -411 70
2011 914 904 932 902 974
2001 940 967 885 1,313 904

Literacy

Total 1209 people in the village are literate, among them 692 are male and 517 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Salkuni is 80%. 87% of male and 72% 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 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Salkuni

Total Male Female
Change 10 7 14
2011 80 87 72
2001 70 81 58

Workers profile

Salkuni has 53% (926) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 39% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Salkuni

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 53 38 15 47
Male 66 55 11 34
Female 39 20 19 61