Indus Population - Bankura, West Bengal

Indus is a large village located in Indus Block of Bankura district, West Bengal with total 549 families residing. The Indus village has population of 2479 of which 1284 are males while 1195 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Indus village population of children with age 0-6 is 256 which makes up 10.33 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Indus village is 931 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Indus as per census is 1000, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Indus village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Indus village was 64.78 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Indus Male literacy stands at 72.23 % while female literacy rate was 56.70 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Indus village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Indus village.

Indus Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 549 - -
Population 2,479 1,284 1,195
Child (0-6) 256 128 128
Schedule Caste 1,606 819 787
Schedule Tribe 6 3 3
Literacy 64.78 % 72.23 % 56.70 %
Total Workers 1,104 798 306
Main Worker 754 - -
Marginal Worker 350 153 197

Caste Factor

In Indus village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 64.78 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.24 % of total population in Indus village.

Work Profile

In Indus village out of total population, 1104 were engaged in work activities. 68.30 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.70 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1104 workers engaged in Main Work, 60 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 288 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149