Belta Village, with population of 3606 is Bongaon sub district's the 33rd 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 Belta village is 4 km2 and it is the 12th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 809 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangoan and distance from Belta village to Bangoan is 19 km. Pin code of Belta village is 743701.

Demographics

The village is home to 3606 people, among them 1844 (51%) are male and 1762 (49%) are female. 57% of the whole population are from general caste, 40% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Belta village is 9%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 885 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Belta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,606 2,064 1,454 88 315
Male 1,844 1,052 753 39 153
Female 1,762 1,012 701 49 162

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3347. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.4% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of 7.1%. General caste population has increased by 9.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 33.3% and child population has decreased by -22% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Belta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.7% 9.8% 3.7% 33.3% -22%
Male 7.1% 8.9% 3.6% 39.3% -21.9%
Female 8.4% 10.8% 3.9% 28.9% -22.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 956 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 931 and in schedule tribe is 1256. There are 1059 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Belta

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 17 3 -101 -2
2011 956 962 931 1256 1059
2001 945 945 928 1357 1061

Literacy

Total 2728 people in the village are literate, among them 1467 are male and 1261 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Belta is 83%. 87% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Belta

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 4.8% 8.4%
2011 82.9% 86.8% 78.8%
2001 76.4% 82% 70.4%

Workers profile

Belta has 32% (1168) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 6% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Belta

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.4% 28.9% 3.5% 67.6%
Male 57.4% 52.4% 4.9% 42.6%
Female 6.2% 4.2% 2% 93.8%