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Balapukhari Population - Koch Bihar, West Bengal

Balapukhari is a large village located in Sitai Block of Koch Bihar district, West Bengal with total 829 families residing. The Balapukhari village has population of 3505 of which 1747 are males while 1758 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Balapukhari village population of children with age 0-6 is 537 which makes up 15.32 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Balapukhari village is 1006 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Balapukhari as per census is 1192, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Balapukhari village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Balapukhari village was 62.70 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Balapukhari Male literacy stands at 70.37 % while female literacy rate was 54.84 %.

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

Balapukhari Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 829 - -
Population 3,505 1,747 1,758
Child (0-6) 537 245 292
Schedule Caste 1,516 769 747
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 62.70 % 70.37 % 54.84 %
Total Workers 1,672 1,059 613
Main Worker 1,204 - -
Marginal Worker 468 101 367

Caste Factor

In Balapukhari village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 43.25 % of total population in Balapukhari village. The village Balapukhari currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Balapukhari village out of total population, 1672 were engaged in work activities. 72.01 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.99 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1672 workers engaged in Main Work, 679 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 452 were Agricultural labourer.