Shunur Village, with population of 2710 is Bhatar sub district's the 31st most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Shunur village is 4 km2 and it is the 39th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 753 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Shunur village to Burdwan is 20 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Shunur village is 713125.

Demographics

The village is home to 2710 people, among them 1415 (52%) are male and 1295 (48%) are female. 48% of the whole population are from general caste, 44% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shunur village is 9%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 612 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shunur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,710 1,308 1,193 209 249
Male 1,415 685 614 116 138
Female 1,295 623 579 93 111

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2398. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.5% which is -2.9% lower than male population growth rate of 14.4%. General caste population has increased by 8.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 41.2% and child population has decreased by -22.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shunur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13 8 14 41 -23
Male 14 9 15 57 -12
Female 12 8 14 26 -34

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 915 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 909, in schedule caste is 943 and in schedule tribe is 802. There are 804 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 267 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shunur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -24 -13 -7 -198 -267
2011 915 909 943 802 804
2001 939 922 950 1,000 1,071

Literacy

Total 1733 people in the village are literate, among them 940 are male and 793 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shunur is 70%. 74% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shunur

Total Male Female
Change 4 1 8
2011 70 74 67
2001 66 72 59

Workers profile

Shunur has 53% (1449) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 40% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shunur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 54 37 17 47
Male 66 52 14 34
Female 40 21 19 60