Bijaynagar Village, with population of 6274 is Jaynagar - II sub district's the 12th most populous village, located in Jaynagar - II sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Bijaynagar village is 1 km2 and it is the 20th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 4211 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaynagar and distance from Bijaynagar village to Jaynagar is 8 km. Pin code of Bijaynagar village is 743338.

Demographics

The village is home to 6274 people, among them 3026 (48%) are male and 3248 (52%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 32% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bijaynagar village is 14%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1259 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bijaynagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,274 4,266 2,008 0 882
Male 3,026 1,980 1,046 0 439
Female 3,248 2,286 962 0 443

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 29.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4831. Female population growth rate of the village is 37.3% which is 14.6% higher than male population growth rate of 22.7%. General caste population has increased by 37.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.5% and child population has increased by 1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bijaynagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30 38 16 0 1
Male 23 25 20 0 -5
Female 37 52 12 0 8

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1073 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1155, in schedule caste is 920. There are 1009 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 114 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 119 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bijaynagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 114 211 -66 0 119
2011 1,073 1,155 920 0 1,009
2001 959 944 986 0 890

Literacy

Total 3803 people in the village are literate, among them 2005 are male and 1798 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bijaynagar is 71%. 78% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bijaynagar

Total Male Female
Change 8 3 13
2011 71 78 64
2001 63 74 51

Workers profile

Bijaynagar has 32% (2006) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 14% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bijaynagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32 25 7 68
Male 52 45 7 48
Female 14 7 7 87