Badagakajekar Village, with population of 2919 is Bantval sub district's the 28th least populous village, located in Bantval sub district of Dakshina Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Badagakajekar village is 8 km2 and it is the 36th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 389 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bantval and distance from Badagakajekar village to Bantval is 22 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Badagakajekar village is 574233. The village comes under Badagakajekar panchayat. Bantval is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 22 km. District head quarter of the village is Mangalore which is 47 km away. 0.97 square kilometer (13%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2919 people, among them 1411 (48%) are male and 1508 (52%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Badagakajekar village is 12%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 593 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2394. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.2% which is -3.7% lower than male population growth rate of 23.9%. General caste population has increased by 21.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 54.7% and child population has increased by 20.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1069 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1064, in schedule caste is 1045 and in schedule tribe is 1231. There are 1042 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 70 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 2102 people in the village are literate, among them 1104 are male and 998 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Badagakajekar is 82%. 89% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Workers profile

Badagakajekar has 51% (1477) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 42% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 41% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.