Belechandi Village, with population of 2594 is Jaynagar - I sub district's the 33rd least populous village, located in Jaynagar - I sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Belechandi village is 1 km2 and it is the 16th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 4323 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Joynagar and distance from Belechandi village to Joynagar is 12 km. Pin code of Belechandi village is 743391.

Demographics

The village is home to 2594 people, among them 1316 (51%) are male and 1278 (49%) are female. 56% of the whole population are from general caste, 44% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Belechandi village is 9%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 654 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Belechandi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,594 1,442 1,152 0 236
Male 1,316 735 581 0 130
Female 1,278 707 571 0 106

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2368. Female population growth rate of the village is 9.5% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of 9.6%. General caste population has decreased by -6.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.5% and child population has increased by 4.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Belechandi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10 -7 41 0 4
Male 10 -7 42 0 23
Female 10 -7 39 0 -12

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 971 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 983. There are 815 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 317 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Belechandi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 7 -22 0 -317
2011 971 962 983 0 815
2001 972 955 1,005 0 1,132

Literacy

Total 2037 people in the village are literate, among them 1089 are male and 948 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Belechandi is 86%. 92% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Belechandi

Total Male Female
Change 5 2 9
2011 86 92 81
2001 81 89 72

Workers profile

Belechandi has 39% (1020) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 20% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Belechandi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39 29 11 61
Male 58 46 12 42
Female 20 11 9 80