Banskot is a village situated in Bade Rajpur tehsil of Bastar district in Chhattisgarh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 876 families residing in the village Banskot. The total population of Banskot is 3,886 out of which 1,936 are males and 1,950 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Banskot is 1,007.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Banskot village is 510 which is 13% of the total population. There are 247 male children and 263 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Banskot is 1,065 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,007) of Banskot village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Banskot is 58.1%. Thus Banskot village has higher literacy rate compared to 46.1% of Bastar district. The male literacy rate is 68.74% and the female literacy rate is 47.54% in Banskot village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Banskot 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 Banskot village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 65.4% of total population in Banskot village.
In Banskot village out of total population, 2,512 were engaged in work activities. 42.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 57.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,512 workers engaged in Main Work, 800 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 116 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Banskot village in Bade Rajpur.