Askaran is a medium size village located in Galsi - II Block of Barddhaman district, West Bengal with total 255 families residing. The Askaran village has population of 1107 of which 558 are males while 549 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Askaran village population of children with age 0-6 is 110 which makes up 9.94 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Askaran village is 984 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Askaran as per census is 1115, higher than West Bengal average of 956.
Askaran village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Askaran village was 86.76 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Askaran Male literacy stands at 90.71 % while female literacy rate was 82.69 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Askaran 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 Askaran village.
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Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 1.63 % of total population in Askaran village.
There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Askaran village of Barddhaman.
In Askaran village out of total population, 353 were engaged in work activities. 64.02 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 35.98 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 353 workers engaged in Main Work, 85 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8 were Agricultural labourer.