Ghugia Village, with population of 461 is Bhatar sub district's the 4th least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Ghugia village is 2 km2 and it is the 31st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 213 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Ghugia village to Burdwan is 20 km. Pin code of Ghugia village is 721301.

Demographics

The village is home to 461 people, among them 244 (53%) are male and 217 (47%) are female. 67% of the whole population are from general caste, 33% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ghugia village is 11%, among them 45% are boys and 55% are girls. There are 113 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ghugia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 461 311 150 0 51
Male 244 166 78 0 23
Female 217 145 72 0 28

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -18.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 564. Female population growth rate of the village is -20.2% which is -3.8% lower than male population growth rate of -16.4%. General caste population has increased by 13.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -48.3% and child population has decreased by -37% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ghugia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -18.3% 13.5% -48.3% 0% -37%
Male -16.4% 19.4% -49% 0% -47.7%
Female -20.2% 7.4% -47.4% 0% -24.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 889 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 873, in schedule caste is 923. There are 1217 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 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 376 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ghugia

Total General SC ST Child
Change -43 -98 28 0 376
2011 889 873 923 0 1217
2001 932 971 895 0 841

Literacy

Total 292 people in the village are literate, among them 162 are male and 130 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ghugia is 71%. 73% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ghugia

Total Male Female
Change 16.5% 12.4% 20.7%
2011 71.2% 73.3% 68.8%
2001 54.7% 60.9% 48.1%

Workers profile

Ghugia has 65% (299) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 67% male and 63% female population are working population. 62% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 58% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ghugia

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 64.9% 60.1% 4.8% 35.1%
Male 66.8% 62.3% 4.5% 33.2%
Female 62.7% 57.6% 5.1% 37.3%