Salun Village, with population of 1246 is Bhatar sub district's the 30th least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Salun village is 1 km2 and it is the 16th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1083 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Salun village to Burdwan is 34 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Salun village is 713165.

Demographics

The village is home to 1246 people, among them 636 (51%) are male and 610 (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Salun village is 8%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 297 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Salun

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,246 1,032 214 0 98
Male 636 531 105 0 49
Female 610 501 109 0 49

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 55.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 799. Female population growth rate of the village is 63.5% which is 14.2% higher than male population growth rate of 49.3%. General caste population has increased by 54%; Schedule caste population has increased by 65.9% and child population has increased by 4.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Salun

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 55.9% 54% 65.9% 0% 4.3%
Male 49.3% 48.7% 52.2% 0% -18.3%
Female 63.5% 60.1% 81.7% 0% 44.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 944, in schedule caste is 1038. There are 1000 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 83 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 433 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Salun

Total General SC ST Child
Change 83 67 168 0 433
2011 959 944 1038 0 1000
2001 876 877 870 0 567

Literacy

Total 904 people in the village are literate, among them 495 are male and 409 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Salun is 79%. 84% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -9%. Male literacy has gone down by -11% and female literacy rate has gone down by -8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Salun

Total Male Female
Change -9.5% -10.8% -7.9%
2011 78.7% 84.3% 72.9%
2001 88.2% 95.1% 80.8%

Workers profile

Salun has 36% (449) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 65% male and 6% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 32% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Salun

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36% 18.1% 18% 64%
Male 64.9% 32.9% 32.1% 35.1%
Female 5.9% 2.6% 3.3% 94.1%