Selenda Village, with population of 2053 is Bhatar sub district's the 45th most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Selenda village is 3 km2 and it is the 46th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 638 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Selenda village to Burdwan is 34 km. Pin code of Selenda village is 713125.

Demographics

The village is home to 2053 people, among them 1035 (50%) are male and 1018 (50%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Selenda village is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 428 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Selenda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,053 1,333 580 140 213
Male 1,035 670 301 64 106
Female 1,018 663 279 76 107

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1897. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.4% which is -1.7% lower than male population growth rate of 9.1%. General caste population has decreased by -2.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 38.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 32.1% and child population has decreased by -0.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Selenda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8 -3 39 32 -1
Male 9 -1 38 14 7
Female 7 -5 40 52 -7

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 984 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 990, in schedule caste is 927 and in schedule tribe is 1188. There are 1009 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 153 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Selenda

Total General SC ST Child
Change -15 -44 10 295 -153
2011 984 990 927 1,188 1,009
2001 999 1,034 917 893 1,162

Literacy

Total 1398 people in the village are literate, among them 759 are male and 639 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Selenda is 76%. 82% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Selenda

Total Male Female
Change 8 6 10
2011 76 82 70
2001 68 76 60

Workers profile

Selenda has 38% (789) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 12% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Selenda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38 34 4 62
Male 64 59 5 36
Female 12 9 3 88