Gantar is a large village located in Memari - I Block of Barddhaman district, West Bengal with total 599 families residing. The Gantar village has population of 2637 of which 1353 are males while 1284 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Gantar village population of children with age 0-6 is 229 which makes up 8.68 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gantar village is 949 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Gantar as per census is 991, higher than West Bengal average of 956.
Gantar village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Gantar village was 72.97 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Gantar Male literacy stands at 76.74 % while female literacy rate was 68.97 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Gantar 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 Gantar village.
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In Gantar village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 53.09 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.16 % of total population in Gantar village.
In Gantar village out of total population, 1112 were engaged in work activities. 92.72 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.28 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 1112 workers engaged in Main Work, 190 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 574 were Agricultural labourer.