Binnaguri Census Town, with population of about 59 thousand is Rajganj sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Rajganj sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Binnaguri census town is 59 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 998 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Binnaguri Ward No 01 and the population of Binnaguri Ward No 01 is about 59 thousand.

Nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri which is 4 km far from here. Rajganj is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 23 km. District head quarter of the census town is Jalpaiguri which is 46 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 536 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 80 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 59 thousand people, among them about 30 thousand (51%) are male and about 29 thousand (49%) are female. 43% of the whole population are from general caste, 56% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Binnaguri census town is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Binnaguri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 58,840 25,069 32,821 950 8,172
Male 30,258 12,866 16,898 494 4,159
Female 28,582 12,203 15,923 456 4,013

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 27% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 939 in Muslims are 959.

Religion wise population 2011 - Binnaguri

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 58,840 42,881 15,663 172 2 69 3 8 42
Male 30,258 22,114 7,995 91 0 32 3 4 19
Female 28,582 20,767 7,668 81 2 37 0 4 23

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 19.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 49 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 20.9% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 18.4%. General caste population has increased by 26%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 92.3% and child population has decreased by -13.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Binnaguri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.6% 26% 14% 92.3% -13.7%
Male 18.4% 23% 13.9% 96.8% -14.1%
Female 20.9% 29.3% 14.1% 87.7% -13.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 945 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 948, in schedule caste is 942 and in schedule tribe is 923. There are 965 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 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Binnaguri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 20 46 1 -45 10
2011 945 948 942 923 965
2001 925 902 941 968 955

Literacy

Total about 34 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Binnaguri is 67%. 74% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Binnaguri

Total Male Female
Change 15.5% 10.1% 21.4%
2011 67.4% 74.3% 59.9%
2001 51.9% 64.2% 38.5%

Workers profile

Binnaguri has 35% (about 21 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 15% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Binnaguri

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.2% 28.8% 6.4% 64.8%
Male 54.4% 47.8% 6.6% 45.6%
Female 14.8% 8.6% 6.2% 85.2%