Balsidanga Village, with population of 1340 is Bhatar sub district's the 34th least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Balsidanga village is 3 km2 and it is the 51st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 441 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Balsidanga village to Burdwan is 20 km. Pin code of Balsidanga village is 713125.

Demographics

The village is home to 1340 people, among them 701 (52%) are male and 639 (48%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 31% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Balsidanga village is 10%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 301 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Balsidanga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,340 921 413 6 138
Male 701 482 216 3 79
Female 639 439 197 3 59

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1327. Female population growth rate of the village is -2.4% which is -6.7% lower than male population growth rate of 4.3%. General caste population has decreased by -4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -92.5% and child population has decreased by -20.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Balsidanga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1 -4 43 -93 -21
Male 4 -2 50 -92 -11
Female -2 -6 37 -93 -31

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 912 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 911, in schedule caste is 912 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 747 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 63 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 208 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Balsidanga

Total General SC ST Child
Change -63 -46 -88 -105 -208
2011 912 911 912 1,000 747
2001 975 957 1,000 1,105 955

Literacy

Total 896 people in the village are literate, among them 512 are male and 384 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Balsidanga is 75%. 82% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Balsidanga

Total Male Female
Change 4 2 5
2011 75 82 66
2001 71 80 62

Workers profile

Balsidanga has 42% (563) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 19% female population are working population. 63% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Balsidanga

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42 42 0 58
Male 63 63 0 37
Female 19 19 0 81