Baskotal is a village situated in Dinhata 2 Block of Cooch Bihar district in West Bengal. Located in rural area of Cooch Bihar district of West Bengal, it is one among the 119 villages of Dinhata 2 Block of Cooch Bihar district. As per the government records, the village code of Baskotal is 308701. The village has 474 families.
According to Census 2011, Baskotal's population is 1832. Out of this, 978 are males whereas the females count 854 here. This village has 232 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 129 are boys and 103 are girls.
Literacy rate in Baskotal village is 58%. 1066 out of total 1832 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 65% as 638 males out of total 978 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 50% as 428 out of total 854 females are literate in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Baskotal village is 41%. Here 766 out of total 1832 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 34% as 340 males out of total 978 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 49% and 426 out of total 854 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of working individual of Baskotal village is 714 while 1118 are un-employed. And out of 714 employed individual 361 persons are completely reliant on farming.