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Puchra Population - Barddhaman, West Bengal

Puchra is a large village located in Barabani Block of Barddhaman district, West Bengal with total 767 families residing. The Puchra village has population of 3814 of which 1948 are males while 1866 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Puchra village population of children with age 0-6 is 459 which makes up 12.03 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Puchra village is 958 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Puchra as per census is 1031, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Puchra village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Puchra village was 62.00 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Puchra Male literacy stands at 70.44 % while female literacy rate was 53.09 %.

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

Puchra Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 767 - -
Population 3,814 1,948 1,866
Child (0-6) 459 226 233
Schedule Caste 949 492 457
Schedule Tribe 1,277 633 644
Literacy 62.00 % 70.44 % 53.09 %
Total Workers 1,333 1,074 259
Main Worker 649 - -
Marginal Worker 684 491 193

Caste Factor

Puchra village of Barddhaman has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 33.48 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 24.88 % of total population in Puchra village.

Work Profile

In Puchra village out of total population, 1333 were engaged in work activities. 48.69 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 51.31 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1333 workers engaged in Main Work, 179 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 89 were Agricultural labourer.