Faridpur is a village situated in Balurghat block of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 566 families residing in the village Faridpur. The total population of Faridpur is 2,362 out of which 1,237 are males and 1,125 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Faridpur is 909.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Faridpur village is 272 which is 12% of the total population. There are 143 male children and 129 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Faridpur is 902 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (909) of Faridpur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Faridpur is 73.1%. Thus Faridpur village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.6% of Dakshin Dinajpur district. The male literacy rate is 81.81% and the female literacy rate is 63.45% in Faridpur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Faridpur 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 Faridpur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 42.4% of total population in Faridpur village.
In Faridpur village out of total population, 1,021 were engaged in work activities. 93% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,021 workers engaged in Main Work, 295 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 502 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Faridpur village in Balurghat.