Basantapur is a village situated in Baleshwar Sadar block of Baleshwar district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 140 families residing in the village Basantapur. The total population of Basantapur is 667 out of which 335 are males and 332 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Basantapur is 991.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Basantapur village is 62 which is 9% of the total population. There are 33 male children and 29 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Basantapur is 879 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (991) of Basantapur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Basantapur is 88.6%. Thus Basantapur village has higher literacy rate compared to 69.9% of Baleshwar district. The male literacy rate is 90.4% and the female literacy rate is 86.8% in Basantapur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Basantapur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Basantapur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 13.6% of total population in Basantapur village.
In Basantapur village out of total population, 369 were engaged in work activities. 51.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 48.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 369 workers engaged in Main Work, 111 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Basantapur village in Baleshwar Sadar.