Kherur Village, with population of 3446 is Bhatar sub district's the 19th most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Kherur village is 6 km2 and it is the 15th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 606 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Kherur village to Burdwan is 35 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kherur village is 713125.

Demographics

The village is home to 3446 people, among them 1719 (50%) are male and 1727 (50%) are female. 57% of the whole population are from general caste, 38% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kherur village is 8%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 758 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kherur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,446 1,953 1,299 194 278
Male 1,719 982 645 92 140
Female 1,727 971 654 102 138

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -11.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3911. Female population growth rate of the village is -10.2% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of -13.5%. General caste population has decreased by -21.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 57.7% and child population has decreased by -44.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kherur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -11.9% -21.7% 0.4% 57.7% -44.4%
Male -13.5% -23.2% -0.6% 53.3% -41.2%
Female -10.2% -20.1% 1.4% 61.9% -47.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1005 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 989, in schedule caste is 1014 and in schedule tribe is 1109. There are 986 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 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 115 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kherur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 38 39 20 59 -115
2011 1005 989 1014 1109 986
2001 967 950 994 1050 1101

Literacy

Total 2401 people in the village are literate, among them 1293 are male and 1108 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kherur is 76%. 82% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kherur

Total Male Female
Change 7.0% 5.3% 9.1%
2011 75.8% 81.9% 69.7%
2001 68.8% 76.6% 60.6%

Workers profile

Kherur has 45% (1535) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 23% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kherur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.5% 34.3% 10.2% 55.5%
Male 65.7% 55.1% 10.6% 34.3%
Female 23.5% 13.5% 9.9% 76.5%