Behar Population - Bankura, West Bengal

Behar is a medium size village located in Indus Block of Bankura district, West Bengal with total 293 families residing. The Behar village has population of 1481 of which 765 are males while 716 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Behar village population of children with age 0-6 is 190 which makes up 12.83 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Behar village is 936 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Behar as per census is 759, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Behar village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Behar village was 71.73 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Behar Male literacy stands at 77.02 % while female literacy rate was 66.25 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Behar 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 Behar village.

Behar Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 293 - -
Population 1,481 765 716
Child (0-6) 190 108 82
Schedule Caste 509 256 253
Schedule Tribe 52 30 22
Literacy 71.73 % 77.02 % 66.25 %
Total Workers 489 447 42
Main Worker 469 - -
Marginal Worker 20 11 9

Caste Factor

Behar village of Bankura has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 34.37 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.51 % of total population in Behar village.

Work Profile

In Behar village out of total population, 489 were engaged in work activities. 95.91 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.09 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 489 workers engaged in Main Work, 189 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 229 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