Uttar Mahammadpur Census Town, with population of 8264 is Samserganj sub district's the 3rd least populous census town located in Samserganj sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Uttar Mahammadpur census town is 0 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 16865 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Uttar Mahammadpur Ward No 01 and the population of Uttar Mahammadpur Ward No 01 is 8264.

Nearest railway station is Basudebpur which is 2 km far from here. Samserganj is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 8 km. District head quarter of the census town is Berhampore which is 74 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 279 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 150 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 33°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 8264 people, among them 4100 (50%) are male and 4164 (50%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Uttar Mahammadpur census town is 21%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1466 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Uttar Mahammadpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,264 8,264 0 0 1,699
Male 4,100 4,100 0 0 860
Female 4,164 4,164 0 0 839

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1015.

Religion wise population 2011 - Uttar Mahammadpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 8,264 115 8,144 2 0 0 0 0 3
Male 4,100 54 4,041 2 0 0 0 0 3
Female 4,164 61 4,103 0 0 0 0 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 33.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6192. Female population growth rate of the census town is 36% which is 5% higher than male population growth rate of 31%. General caste population has increased by 33.7% and child population has increased by 12.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Uttar Mahammadpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 33.5% 33.7% -100% 0% 12.7%
Male 31% 31.1% -100% 0% 9.6%
Female 36% 36.3% -100% 0% 16.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1016 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1016,. There are 976 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 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 56 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Uttar Mahammadpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 38 39 -3500 0 56
2011 1016 1016 0 0 976
2001 978 977 3500 0 920

Literacy

Total 3647 people in the census town are literate, among them 2014 are male and 1633 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Uttar Mahammadpur is 56%. 62% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Uttar Mahammadpur

Total Male Female
Change 12.3% 6.6% 18.1%
2011 55.6% 62.2% 49.1%
2001 43.3% 55.6% 31%

Workers profile

Uttar Mahammadpur has 50% (4142) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 52% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 38% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Uttar Mahammadpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 50.1% 39.5% 10.6% 49.9%
Male 48.2% 41.4% 6.8% 51.8%
Female 52% 37.7% 14.3% 48%