Asurhat Village, with population of 716 is Bongaon sub district's the 10th 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 Asurhat village is 2 km2 and it is the 71st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 379 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Asurhat village to Bongaon is 13 km. Pin code of Asurhat village is 743251.

Demographics

The village is home to 716 people, among them 380 (53%) are male and 336 (47%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 37% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Asurhat village is 8%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 174 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Asurhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 716 452 263 1 59
Male 380 242 138 0 29
Female 336 210 125 1 30

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 754. Female population growth rate of the village is -5.9% which is -1.6% lower than male population growth rate of -4.3%. General caste population has increased by 1.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -15.2% and child population has decreased by -43.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Asurhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -5% 1.8% -15.2% 0% -43.3%
Male -4.3% 0.8% -12.1% 0% -46.3%
Female -5.9% 2.9% -18.3% 0% -40%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 884 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 868, in schedule caste is 906. There are 1034 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 108 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Asurhat

Total General SC ST Child
Change -15 18 -69 0 108
2011 884 868 906 0 1034
2001 899 850 975 0 926

Literacy

Total 520 people in the village are literate, among them 294 are male and 226 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Asurhat is 79%. 84% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Asurhat

Total Male Female
Change 14.2% 12.1% 16.6%
2011 79.1% 83.8% 73.9%
2001 64.9% 71.7% 57.3%

Workers profile

Asurhat has 51% (362) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 69% male and 29% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 25% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 28% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Asurhat

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50.6% 24.4% 26.1% 49.4%
Male 69.5% 44.7% 24.7% 30.5%
Female 29.2% 1.5% 27.7% 70.8%