Basti is a village located in Chehra Kalan Block of Vaishali district in Bihar. Placed in rural region of Vaishali district of Bihar, it is one among the 53 villages of Chehra Kalan Block of Vaishali district. According to the government records, the village code of Basti is 235080. The village has 451 houses.
Basti's population is 2492. Out of this, 1158 are males while the females count 1334 here. This village has 486 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 246 are boys and 240 are girls.
Literacy rate in Basti village is 47%. 1180 out of total 2492 population is literate here. In males the literacy ratio is 55% as 646 males out of total 1158 are educated however female literacy rate is 40% as 534 out of total 1334 females are educated in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy ratio of Basti village is shockingly high -- 52%. Here 1312 out of total 2492 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 44% as 512 males out of total 1158 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 59% and 800 out of total 1334 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied individual of Basti village is 422 whereas 2070 are un-employed. And out of 422 employed person 135 persons are fully dependent on cultivation.