Bantra Village, with population of about 13 thousand is Jaynagar - I sub district's the 3rd most 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 Bantra village is 7 km2 and it is the 5th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1735 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Joyanagar Majil and distance from Bantra village to Joyanagar Majil is 26 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Bantra village is 743337.

Demographics

The village is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 6454 (52%) are male and 6054 (48%) are female. 60% of the whole population are from general caste, 40% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bantra village is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2633 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bantra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,508 7,565 4,942 1 2,027
Male 6,454 3,852 2,601 1 1,059
Female 6,054 3,713 2,341 0 968

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 30.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9613. Female population growth rate of the village is 32.5% which is 4.5% higher than male population growth rate of 28%. General caste population has increased by 39.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -93.3% and child population has increased by 18.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bantra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30 40 18 -93 19
Male 28 38 16 -89 23
Female 33 41 21 -100 15

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 938 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 900. There are 914 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 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 62 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bantra

Total General SC ST Child
Change 32 21 39 -667 -62
2011 938 964 900 0 914
2001 906 943 861 667 976

Literacy

Total 7052 people in the village are literate, among them 4102 are male and 2950 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bantra is 67%. 76% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bantra

Total Male Female
Change 4 -1 10
2011 67 76 58
2001 63 77 48

Workers profile

Bantra has 33% (4158) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 12% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bantra

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33 21 12 67
Male 53 35 18 47
Female 12 7 5 88