Parhat Village, with population of 2666 is Bhatar sub district's the 33rd most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Parhat village is 3 km2 and it is the 48th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 939 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Parhat village to Burdwan is 17 km. Pin code of Parhat village is 713102.

Demographics

The village is home to 2666 people, among them 1374 (52%) are male and 1292 (48%) are female. 66% of the whole population are from general caste, 32% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Parhat village is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 621 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Parhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,666 1,766 852 48 234
Male 1,374 929 421 24 124
Female 1,292 837 431 24 110

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2431. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.7% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 8.7%. General caste population has increased by 8.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 380% and child population has decreased by -7.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Parhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.7% 8.7% 7% 380% -7.9%
Male 8.7% 9.4% 2.4% 500% 0%
Female 10.7% 7.9% 11.9% 300% -15.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 940 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 901, in schedule caste is 1024 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 887 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 161 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Parhat

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 -13 87 -500 -161
2011 940 901 1024 1000 887
2001 923 914 937 1500 1048

Literacy

Total 1923 people in the village are literate, among them 1055 are male and 868 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Parhat is 79%. 84% of male and 73% 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 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Parhat

Total Male Female
Change 3.6% 1.8% 5.8%
2011 79.1% 84.4% 73.4%
2001 75.5% 82.6% 67.6%

Workers profile

Parhat has 45% (1188) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 69% male and 18% female population are working population. 68% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Parhat

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.6% 43.4% 1.1% 55.4%
Male 69.4% 68% 1.4% 30.6%
Female 18.1% 17.3% 0.9% 81.9%