Khurul Village, with population of 2797 is Bhatar sub district's the 28th most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Khurul village is 7 km2 and it is the 10th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 401 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Khurul village to Burdwan is 25 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Khurul village is 713127.

Demographics

The village is home to 2797 people, among them 1428 (51%) are male and 1369 (49%) are female. 54% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 19% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khurul village is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 651 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khurul

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,797 1,497 778 522 290
Male 1,428 778 394 256 144
Female 1,369 719 384 266 146

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2454. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.1% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of 12.9%. General caste population has increased by 10.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 25.5% and child population has decreased by -11.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khurul

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14% 10.4% 14.1% 25.5% -11.3%
Male 12.9% 10.7% 11.9% 21.9% -22.6%
Female 15.1% 10.1% 16.4% 29.1% 3.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 924, in schedule caste is 975 and in schedule tribe is 1039. There are 1014 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 256 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khurul

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 -5 37 58 256
2011 959 924 975 1039 1014
2001 940 929 938 981 758

Literacy

Total 1867 people in the village are literate, among them 1046 are male and 821 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khurul is 74%. 81% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 16% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khurul

Total Male Female
Change 16.1% 16.9% 15.0%
2011 74.5% 81.5% 67.1%
2001 58.4% 64.6% 52.1%

Workers profile

Khurul has 44% (1232) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 23% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khurul

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44% 27.4% 16.7% 56%
Male 64.1% 49.2% 14.9% 35.9%
Female 23.1% 4.6% 18.5% 76.9%