Basanta Village, with population of 726 is Khordha Sadar sub district's the 29th most populous village, located in Khordha Sadar sub district of Khordha district in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Basanta village is 1 km2 and it is the 16th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 712 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Khordha and distance from Basanta village to Khordha is 9 km. Pin code of Basanta village is 752060. The village comes under Nijigarhtapanga panchayat. Khordha Sadar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Khordha which is 12 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 726 people, among them 371 (51%) are male and 355 (49%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Basanta village is 12%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 148 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Basanta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 726 632 94 0 90
Male 371 321 50 0 44
Female 355 311 44 0 46

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 24.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 583. Female population growth rate of the village is 22.8% which is -3.4% lower than male population growth rate of 26.2%. General caste population has increased by 27.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.6% and child population has increased by 23.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Basanta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.5% 27.9% 5.6% 0% 23.3%
Male 26.2% 29.4% 8.7% 0% -2.2%
Female 22.8% 26.4% 2.3% 0% 64.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 969, in schedule caste is 880. There are 1045 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 423 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Basanta

Total General SC ST Child
Change -26 -23 -55 0 423
2011 957 969 880 0 1045
2001 983 992 935 0 622

Literacy

Total 587 people in the village are literate, among them 315 are male and 272 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Basanta is 92%. 96% of male and 88% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Basanta

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% -0.9% 7.2%
2011 92.3% 96.3% 88%
2001 88.8% 97.2% 80.8%

Workers profile

Basanta has 29% (214) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 5% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 24% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Basanta

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 29.5% 16% 13.5% 70.5%
Male 53.4% 29.1% 24.3% 46.6%
Female 4.5% 2.3% 2.3% 95.5%