Belgachhi Village, with population of 8710 is Baruipur sub district's the 5th most populous village, located in Baruipur sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Belgachhi village is 5 km2 and it is the 8th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1711 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Baruipur and distance from Belgachhi village to Baruipur is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Belgachhi village is 743376.

Demographics

The village is home to 8710 people, among them 4380 (50%) are male and 4330 (50%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Belgachhi village is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1779 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Belgachhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,710 6,648 1,970 92 1,248
Male 4,380 3,305 1,026 49 651
Female 4,330 3,343 944 43 597

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 34.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6470. Female population growth rate of the village is 35.1% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 34.2%. General caste population has increased by 45.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 53.3% and child population has decreased by -10.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Belgachhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35 46 7 53 -11
Male 34 44 9 75 -4
Female 35 47 5 34 -17

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 989 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1011, in schedule caste is 920 and in schedule tribe is 878. There are 917 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 decreased by 145 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Belgachhi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 19 -33 -265 -145
2011 989 1,011 920 878 917
2001 982 992 953 1,143 1,062

Literacy

Total 5036 people in the village are literate, among them 2775 are male and 2261 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Belgachhi is 67%. 74% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Belgachhi

Total Male Female
Change 13 8 19
2011 68 74 61
2001 54 66 42

Workers profile

Belgachhi has 33% (2880) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 15% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 23% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Belgachhi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33 15 18 67
Male 51 28 23 49
Female 15 2 13 85