Serua Village, with population of 2692 is Bhatar sub district's the 32nd most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Serua village is 6 km2 and it is the 13th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 467 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Guskura and distance from Serua village to Guskura is 29 km. Pin code of Serua village is 713121. 3.24 square kilometer (56%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2692 people, among them 1375 (51%) are male and 1317 (49%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Serua village is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 588 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Serua

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,692 1,839 670 183 343
Male 1,375 945 333 97 181
Female 1,317 894 337 86 162

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2324. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.7% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of 15.9%. General caste population has increased by 11.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 30.7% and child population has decreased by -5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Serua

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16 12 25 31 -5
Male 16 11 25 35 4
Female 16 12 24 27 -13

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 958 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 946, in schedule caste is 1012 and in schedule tribe is 887. There are 895 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 180 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Serua

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 4 -7 -57 -180
2011 958 946 1,012 887 895
2001 960 942 1,019 944 1,075

Literacy

Total 1707 people in the village are literate, among them 936 are male and 771 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Serua is 73%. 78% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Serua

Total Male Female
Change 3 1 6
2011 73 78 67
2001 69 77 61

Workers profile

Serua has 40% (1072) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 16% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Serua

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40 29 11 60
Male 63 54 8 38
Female 16 1 15 84