Belenda Village, with population of 3970 is Bhatar sub district's the 16th most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Belenda village is 4 km2 and it is the 30th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 966 persons per km2.

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

Demographics

The village is home to 3970 people, among them 2030 (51%) are male and 1940 (49%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Belenda village is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 863 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Belenda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,970 3,034 786 150 459
Male 2,030 1,558 397 75 230
Female 1,940 1,476 389 75 229

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3581. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.2% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 10.5%. General caste population has increased by 15.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -2.6% and child population has decreased by -5.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Belenda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11 16 -2 -3 -6
Male 11 14 -1 4 -5
Female 11 17 -4 -9 -7

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 956 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 947, in schedule caste is 980 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 996 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Belenda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 25 -30 -139 -29
2011 956 947 980 1,000 996
2001 949 922 1,010 1,139 1,025

Literacy

Total 2532 people in the village are literate, among them 1422 are male and 1110 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Belenda is 72%. 79% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Belenda

Total Male Female
Change 6 4 8
2011 72 79 65
2001 67 75 57

Workers profile

Belenda has 35% (1402) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 9% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Belenda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35 32 3 65
Male 61 56 5 39
Female 9 7 2 91