Berkrishnapur Village, with population of 690 is Bongaon sub district's the 8th least populous village, located in Bongaon sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Berkrishnapur village is 1 km2 and it is the 20th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 719 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Berkrishnapur village to Bongaon is 10 km. Pin code of Berkrishnapur village is 743251.

Demographics

The village is home to 690 people, among them 343 (50%) are male and 347 (50%) are female., 99% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Berkrishnapur village is 8%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 180 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Berkrishnapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 690 0 683 7 53
Male 343 0 339 4 26
Female 347 0 344 3 27

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -12.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 789. Female population growth rate of the village is -11% which is 3% higher than male population growth rate of -14%.; Schedule caste population has decreased by -13.4% and child population has decreased by -37.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Berkrishnapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -12.5% 0% -13.4% 0% -37.6%
Male -14% 0% -15% 0% -44.7%
Female -11% 0% -11.8% 0% -28.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1012 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in in schedule caste is 1015 and in schedule tribe is 750. There are 1038 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 229 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Berkrishnapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 0 38 750 229
2011 1012 0 1015 750 1038
2001 977 0 977 0 809

Literacy

Total 498 people in the village are literate, among them 276 are male and 222 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Berkrishnapur is 78%. 87% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Berkrishnapur

Total Male Female
Change 1.8% -0.7% 4.3%
2011 78.2% 87.1% 69.4%
2001 76.4% 87.8% 65.1%

Workers profile

Berkrishnapur has 30% (206) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 4% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Berkrishnapur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 29.9% 27.1% 2.8% 70.1%
Male 55.7% 51.9% 3.8% 44.3%
Female 4.3% 2.6% 1.7% 95.7%