Basuda Village, with population of 1879 is Bhatar sub district's the 50th least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Basuda village is 4 km2 and it is the 34th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 482 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Basuda village to Burdwan is 22 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Basuda village is 713125.

Demographics

The village is home to 1879 people, among them 970 (52%) are male and 909 (48%) are female. 45% of the whole population are from general caste, 47% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Basuda village is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 438 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Basuda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,879 843 891 145 220
Male 970 450 460 60 119
Female 909 393 431 85 101

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1742. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.9% which is -3.8% lower than male population growth rate of 9.7%. General caste population has decreased by -2.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 35.5% and child population has decreased by -2.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Basuda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.9% -2.7% 15.9% 35.5% -2.7%
Male 9.7% -1.5% 21.4% 25% 5.3%
Female 5.9% -3.9% 10.5% 44.1% -10.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 937 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 873, in schedule caste is 937 and in schedule tribe is 1417. There are 849 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 151 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Basuda

Total General SC ST Child
Change -34 -22 -92 188 -151
2011 937 873 937 1417 849
2001 971 895 1029 1229 1000

Literacy

Total 1064 people in the village are literate, among them 612 are male and 452 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Basuda is 64%. 72% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Basuda

Total Male Female
Change 5.6% 5.6% 5.4%
2011 64.1% 71.9% 55.9%
2001 58.5% 66.3% 50.5%

Workers profile

Basuda has 47% (883) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 31% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 24% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Basuda

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 47% 30.3% 16.7% 53%
Male 61.8% 51.8% 10% 38.2%
Female 31.2% 7.5% 23.8% 68.8%