Pashala Village, with population of 1891 is Bhatar sub district's the 51st least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Pashala village is 5 km2 and it is the 24th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 418 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Pashala village to Burdwan is 31 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Pashala village is 713125.

Demographics

The village is home to 1891 people, among them 973 (51%) are male and 918 (49%) are female. 43% of the whole population are from general caste, 55% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pashala village is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 427 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pashala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,891 822 1,048 21 206
Male 973 433 532 8 104
Female 918 389 516 13 102

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1723. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.1% which is -3.2% lower than male population growth rate of 11.3%. General caste population has increased by 2.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 40% and child population has decreased by -5.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pashala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10 3 16 40 -6
Male 11 7 15 33 -17
Female 8 -2 16 44 9

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 943 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 898, in schedule caste is 970 and in schedule tribe is 1625. There are 981 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 229 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pashala

Total General SC ST Child
Change -28 -77 9 125 229
2011 943 898 970 1,625 981
2001 971 975 961 1,500 752

Literacy

Total 1058 people in the village are literate, among them 592 are male and 466 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pashala is 63%. 68% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pashala

Total Male Female
Change 11 8 13
2011 63 68 57
2001 52 60 44

Workers profile

Pashala has 37% (702) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 12% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pashala

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 33 4 63
Male 61 58 3 39
Female 12 6 6 88