Erachya Village, with population of 2716 is Bhatar sub district's the 30th most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Erachya village is 3 km2 and it is the 51st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 876 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bardhaman and distance from Erachya village to Bardhaman is 20 km. Pin code of Erachya village is 713125.

Demographics

The village is home to 2716 people, among them 1377 (51%) are male and 1339 (49%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Erachya village is 9%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 609 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Erachya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,716 1,940 690 86 256
Male 1,377 988 342 47 122
Female 1,339 952 348 39 134

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2476. Female population growth rate of the village is 9.7% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 9.7%. General caste population has increased by 10.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.2% and child population has decreased by -10.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Erachya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10 11 7 13 -11
Male 10 10 7 15 -9
Female 10 11 7 11 -12

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 972 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 1018 and in schedule tribe is 830. There are 1098 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 44 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Erachya

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 3 -4 -24 -44
2011 972 964 1,018 830 1,098
2001 973 961 1,022 854 1,142

Literacy

Total 1785 people in the village are literate, among them 970 are male and 815 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Erachya is 73%. 77% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Erachya

Total Male Female
Change 4 3 6
2011 73 77 68
2001 68 75 61

Workers profile

Erachya has 50% (1349) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 65% male and 33% female population are working population. 21% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 44% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 29% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Erachya

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 50 13 37 50
Male 65 21 44 35
Female 34 5 29 67