Kulchanda Village, with population of 2859 is Bhatar sub district's the 26th most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Kulchanda village is 3 km2 and it is the 49th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 913 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Kulchanda which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Kulchanda village to Burdwan is 22 km. Pin code of Kulchanda village is 713125.

Demographics

The village is home to 2859 people, among them 1435 (50%) are male and 1424 (50%) are female. 56% of the whole population are from general caste, 36% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kulchanda village is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 664 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kulchanda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,859 1,610 1,034 215 303
Male 1,435 801 533 101 159
Female 1,424 809 501 114 144

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 25.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2274. Female population growth rate of the village is 29.7% which is 7.7% higher than male population growth rate of 22%. General caste population has increased by 25%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.8% and child population has increased by 9.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kulchanda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.7% 25% 29.7% 13.8% 9.8%
Male 22% 17.1% 31% 18.8% 14.4%
Female 29.7% 33.9% 28.5% 9.6% 5.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 992 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1010, in schedule caste is 940 and in schedule tribe is 1129. There are 906 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 58 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 80 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kulchanda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 58 127 -18 -95 -80
2011 992 1010 940 1129 906
2001 934 883 958 1224 986

Literacy

Total 1979 people in the village are literate, among them 1054 are male and 925 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kulchanda is 77%. 83% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kulchanda

Total Male Female
Change 7.4% 4.0% 11.5%
2011 77.4% 82.6% 72.3%
2001 70% 78.6% 60.8%

Workers profile

Kulchanda has 40% (1157) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 19% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kulchanda

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.5% 38.2% 2.2% 59.5%
Male 61.8% 59.5% 2.3% 38.2%
Female 19% 16.8% 2.2% 81%