Baishata Village, with population of 6245 is Jaynagar - II sub district's the 13th 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 Baishata village is 4 km2 and it is the 11th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1692 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaynagar and distance from Baishata village to Jaynagar is 12 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Baishata village is 743338.

Demographics

The village is home to 6245 people, among them 3296 (53%) are male and 2949 (47%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Baishata village is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1222 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Baishata

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,245 5,213 1,029 3 1,013
Male 3,296 2,759 536 1 528
Female 2,949 2,454 493 2 485

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 23.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5063. Female population growth rate of the village is 21.9% which is -2.8% lower than male population growth rate of 24.7%. General caste population has increased by 27.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.9% and child population has decreased by -8.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Baishata

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23 28 5 0 -8
Male 25 30 5 0 -9
Female 22 26 5 0 -8

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 895 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 889, in schedule caste is 920 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 919 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Baishata

Total General SC ST Child
Change -21 -27 8 2,000 12
2011 895 889 920 2,000 919
2001 916 916 912 0 907

Literacy

Total 3685 people in the village are literate, among them 2153 are male and 1532 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Baishata is 70%. 78% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Baishata

Total Male Female
Change 11 7 15
2011 70 78 62
2001 60 71 47

Workers profile

Baishata has 29% (1781) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 5% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Baishata

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29 18 10 72
Male 50 32 17 50
Female 5 3 3 95