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Basan Chak Population - Purba Medinipur, West Bengal

Basan Chak is a large village located in Haldia Block of Purba Medinipur district, West Bengal with total 742 families residing. The Basan Chak village has population of 3325 of which 1647 are males while 1678 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Basan Chak village population of children with age 0-6 is 372 which makes up 11.19 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Basan Chak village is 1019 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Basan Chak as per census is 1114, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Basan Chak village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Basan Chak village was 90.18 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Basan Chak Male literacy stands at 95.04 % while female literacy rate was 85.36 %.

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

Basan Chak Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 742 - -
Population 3,325 1,647 1,678
Child (0-6) 372 176 196
Schedule Caste 377 202 175
Schedule Tribe 1 1 0
Literacy 90.18 % 95.04 % 85.36 %
Total Workers 1,499 1,026 473
Main Worker 1,004 - -
Marginal Worker 495 256 239

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.34 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.03 % of total population in Basan Chak village.

Work Profile

In Basan Chak village out of total population, 1499 were engaged in work activities. 66.98 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.02 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1499 workers engaged in Main Work, 104 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 346 were Agricultural labourer.