Bigra Village, with population of 1863 is Bhatar sub district's the 49th least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Bigra village is 3 km2 and it is the 53rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 607 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Guskura and distance from Bigra village to Guskura is 10 km. Pin code of Bigra village is 713121.

Demographics

The village is home to 1863 people, among them 933 (50%) are male and 930 (50%) are female. 54% of the whole population are from general caste, 31% are from schedule caste and 14% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bigra village is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 434 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bigra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,863 1,014 585 264 197
Male 933 506 292 135 105
Female 930 508 293 129 92

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1670. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.2% which is -0.7% lower than male population growth rate of 11.9%. General caste population has increased by 5.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8.2% and child population has decreased by -16.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bigra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.6% 5.2% 26.6% 8.2% -16.2%
Male 11.9% 3.9% 27% 15.4% -4.5%
Female 11.2% 6.5% 26.3% 1.6% -26.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 997 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1004, in schedule caste is 1003 and in schedule tribe is 956. 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 260 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bigra

Total General SC ST Child
Change -5 25 -6 -129 -260
2011 997 1004 1003 956 876
2001 1002 979 1009 1085 1136

Literacy

Total 1166 people in the village are literate, among them 635 are male and 531 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bigra is 70%. 77% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bigra

Total Male Female
Change 6.1% 2.4% 10.1%
2011 70% 76.7% 63.4%
2001 63.9% 74.3% 53.3%

Workers profile

Bigra has 45% (831) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 25% female population are working population. 61% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bigra

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.6% 37.1% 7.5% 55.4%
Male 64% 61.1% 2.9% 36%
Female 25.2% 13.1% 12% 74.8%