Baltala Village, with population of 1659 is Jaynagar - II sub district's the 11th least 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 Baltala village is 2 km2 and it is the 19th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 686 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaynagar and distance from Baltala village to Jaynagar is 12 km. Pin code of Baltala village is 743338.

Demographics

The village is home to 1659 people, among them 847 (51%) are male and 812 (49%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Baltala village is 20%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 300 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Baltala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,659 1,447 212 0 335
Male 847 731 116 0 182
Female 812 716 96 0 153

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 41.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1172. Female population growth rate of the village is 38.3% which is -6.5% lower than male population growth rate of 44.8%. General caste population has increased by 49.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5% and child population has increased by 27.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Baltala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 42 49 5 0 27
Male 45 51 14 0 34
Female 38 47 -4 0 21

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 979, in schedule caste is 828. There are 841 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 93 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Baltala

Total General SC ST Child
Change -44 -29 -152 0 -93
2011 959 979 828 0 841
2001 1,003 1,008 980 0 934

Literacy

Total 842 people in the village are literate, among them 461 are male and 381 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Baltala is 64%. 69% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Baltala

Total Male Female
Change 5 -0 11
2011 64 69 58
2001 58 70 47

Workers profile

Baltala has 27% (444) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 2% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Baltala

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 27 18 9 73
Male 50 33 17 50
Female 2 1 1 98