Bhatakul Village, with population of 5607 is Bhatar sub district's the 8th most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Bhatakul village is 7 km2 and it is the 11th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 832 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Bhatakul village to Burdwan is 32 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Bhatakul village is 713125.

Demographics

The village is home to 5607 people, among them 2863 (51%) are male and 2744 (49%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhatakul village is 11%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1265 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhatakul

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,607 4,370 1,209 28 621
Male 2,863 2,209 645 9 304
Female 2,744 2,161 564 19 317

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4845. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.3% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 15.2%. General caste population has increased by 16.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 133.3% and child population has decreased by -10.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhatakul

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16 16 13 133 -10
Male 15 16 14 80 -15
Female 16 17 11 171 -5

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 958 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 978, in schedule caste is 874 and in schedule tribe is 2111. There are 1043 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 115 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhatakul

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 14 -19 711 115
2011 958 978 874 2,111 1,043
2001 949 964 893 1,400 928

Literacy

Total 3717 people in the village are literate, among them 2028 are male and 1689 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhatakul is 75%. 79% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhatakul

Total Male Female
Change 11 8 15
2011 75 79 70
2001 63 72 54

Workers profile

Bhatakul has 34% (1888) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 6% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhatakul

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34 30 4 66
Male 60 55 5 40
Female 6 4 2 94