Badamtam Tea Garden Census Town, with population of 6102 is Darjeeling Pulbazar sub district's the most populous census town located in Darjeeling Pulbazar sub district of Darjiling district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Badamtam Tea Garden census town is 12 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 509 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Badamtam Tea Garden Ward No 01 and the population of Badamtam Tea Garden Ward No 01 is 6102.

Nearest railway station is Darjiling which is within the census town. Darjiling Sadar is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Darjiling which is 21 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 3002 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 30°C and minimum temperature goes down to 70°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6102 people, among them 2987 (49%) are male and 3115 (51%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 17% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Badamtam Tea Garden census town is 9%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 1256 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Badamtam Tea Garden

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,102 4,586 463 1,053 520
Male 2,987 2,220 231 536 292
Female 3,115 2,366 232 517 228

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Christians which contribute 12% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 12% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1055 in Christians are 1058 and in Buddhists are 923.

Religion wise population 2011 - Badamtam Tea Garden

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,102 4,620 10 747 4 702 6 2 11
Male 2,987 2,248 2 363 1 365 5 0 3
Female 3,115 2,372 8 384 3 337 1 2 8

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 17.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5184. Female population growth rate of the census town is 19.5% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 15.9%. General caste population has decreased by -3.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2006% and child population has increased by 0.8% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Badamtam Tea Garden

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.7% -3.4% 20.3% 2006% 0.8%
Male 15.9% -6.1% 22.2% 2044% 10.2%
Female 19.5% -0.8% 18.4% 1968% -9.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1043 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1066, in schedule caste is 1004 and in schedule tribe is 965. There are 781 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 166 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Badamtam Tea Garden

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 56 -33 -35 -166
2011 1043 1066 1004 965 781
2001 1012 1010 1037 1000 947

Literacy

Total 4536 people in the census town are literate, among them 2376 are male and 2160 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Badamtam Tea Garden is 81%. 88% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Badamtam Tea Garden

Total Male Female
Change 7.1% 4.3% 10.2%
2011 81.3% 88.2% 74.8%
2001 74.2% 83.9% 64.6%

Workers profile

Badamtam Tea Garden has 38% (2297) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 34% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Badamtam Tea Garden

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.6% 27% 10.6% 62.4%
Male 41.2% 28.3% 12.9% 58.8%
Female 34.2% 25.8% 8.4% 65.8%