Anup Nagar Census Town, with population of about 13 thousand is Samserganj sub district's the 6th least populous census town located in Samserganj sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Anup Nagar census town is 5 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2713 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Anup Nagar Ward No 01 and the population of Anup Nagar Ward No 01 is about 13 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Dhulian which is 5 km far from here. Jangipur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 30 km. District head quarter of the census town is Beharampur which is 80 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 280 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2000 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 6425 (50%) are male and 6515 (50%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Anup Nagar census town is 20%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2362 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Anup Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,940 12,747 167 26 2,629
Male 6,425 6,329 86 10 1,343
Female 6,515 6,418 81 16 1,286

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1017 in Hindus are 993.

Religion wise population 2011 - Anup Nagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 12,940 1,369 11,555 11 0 1 0 0 4
Male 6,425 687 5,729 9 0 0 0 0 0
Female 6,515 682 5,826 2 0 1 0 0 4

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 29.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9964. Female population growth rate of the census town is 30.7% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 29.1%. General caste population has increased by 32%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -44.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 550% and child population has increased by 11.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Anup Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29.9% 32% -44.5% 550% 11.4%
Male 29.1% 31.1% -42.3% 400% 14.4%
Female 30.7% 32.8% -46.7% 700% 8.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1014 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1014, in schedule caste is 942 and in schedule tribe is 1600. There are 958 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 53 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Anup Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 13 -78 600 -53
2011 1014 1014 942 1600 958
2001 1002 1001 1020 1000 1011

Literacy

Total 5150 people in the census town are literate, among them 2820 are male and 2330 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Anup Nagar is 50%. 55% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Anup Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 8.3% 1.5% 15.5%
2011 49.9% 55.5% 44.6%
2001 41.6% 54% 29.1%

Workers profile

Anup Nagar has 47% (6117) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 47% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Anup Nagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47.3% 41.6% 5.7% 52.7%
Male 47.1% 43.5% 3.6% 52.9%
Female 47.4% 39.7% 7.8% 52.6%