Usha Village, with population of 1279 is Bhatar sub district's the 32nd least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Usha village is 5 km2 and it is the 20th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 258 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Usha village to Burdwan is 29 km. Pin code of Usha village is 713125.

Demographics

The village is home to 1279 people, among them 671 (52%) are male and 608 (48%) are female. 46% of the whole population are from general caste, 54% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Usha village is 11%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 311 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Usha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,279 584 695 0 139
Male 671 304 367 0 80
Female 608 280 328 0 59

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -31.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1865. Female population growth rate of the village is -32.7% which is -2.5% lower than male population growth rate of -30.2%. General caste population has decreased by -53.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.4% and child population has decreased by -56% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Usha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -31 -54 16 0 -56
Male -30 -53 18 0 -51
Female -33 -55 15 0 -62

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 906 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 921, in schedule caste is 894. There are 738 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 213 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Usha

Total General SC ST Child
Change -33 -30 -19 0 -213
2011 906 921 894 0 738
2001 939 951 913 0 951

Literacy

Total 678 people in the village are literate, among them 385 are male and 293 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Usha is 59%. 65% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Usha

Total Male Female
Change 2 1 2
2011 60 65 53
2001 58 64 51

Workers profile

Usha has 36% (460) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 9% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Usha

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36 35 1 64
Male 60 59 1 40
Female 9 8 1 91