Banshia is a medium size village located in Faridpur Durgapur Block of Barddhaman district, West Bengal with total 362 families residing. The Banshia village has population of 1607 of which 828 are males while 779 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Banshia village population of children with age 0-6 is 180 which makes up 11.20 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Banshia village is 941 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Banshia as per census is 875, lower than West Bengal average of 956.
Banshia village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Banshia village was 56.06 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Banshia Male literacy stands at 59.15 % while female literacy rate was 52.81 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Banshia 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 Banshia village.
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Banshia village of Barddhaman has substantial population of Schedule Caste.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31.30 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 22.28 % of total population in Banshia village.
In Banshia village out of total population, 666 were engaged in work activities. 83.33 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.67 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 666 workers engaged in Main Work, 161 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 269 were Agricultural labourer.