Barakpur Village, with population of 6945 is Bongaon sub district's the 7th most populous village, located in Bongaon sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Barakpur village is 3 km2 and it is the 39th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2563 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Barakpur village to Bongaon is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Barakpur village is 743262.

Demographics

The village is home to 6945 people, among them 3573 (51%) are male and 3372 (49%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 29% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barakpur village is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1615 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Barakpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,945 4,876 1,981 88 619
Male 3,573 2,527 998 48 319
Female 3,372 2,349 983 40 300

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6355. Female population growth rate of the village is 9.7% which is 0.8% higher than male population growth rate of 8.9%. General caste population has increased by 8.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 300% and child population has decreased by -20.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Barakpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.3% 8.6% 7.5% 300% -20.5%
Male 8.9% 9.6% 3.9% 242.9% -24.6%
Female 9.7% 7.6% 11.5% 400% -15.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 944 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 930, in schedule caste is 985 and in schedule tribe is 833. There are 940 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 98 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Barakpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 -17 67 262 98
2011 944 930 985 833 940
2001 937 947 918 571 842

Literacy

Total 5362 people in the village are literate, among them 2896 are male and 2466 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barakpur is 85%. 89% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Barakpur

Total Male Female
Change 10.1% 8.3% 12.0%
2011 84.8% 89% 80.3%
2001 74.7% 80.7% 68.3%

Workers profile

Barakpur has 39% (2707) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 17% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Barakpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39% 33.5% 5.5% 61%
Male 60.1% 56.3% 3.7% 39.9%
Female 16.6% 9.3% 7.4% 83.4%