Aurangabad Census Town, with population of about 39 thousand is Suti - II sub district's the 2nd most populous census town located in Suti - II sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Aurangabad census town is 3 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 14174 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Aurangabad Ward No 01 and the population of Aurangabad Ward No 01 is about 39 thousand.

District head quarter of the census town is Baharampore which is 80 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 285 km far from here.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 39 thousand people, among them about 19 thousand (50%) are male and about 20 thousand (50%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Aurangabad census town is 17%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 7747 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Aurangabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 39,261 37,272 1,978 11 6,529
Male 19,474 18,450 1,018 6 3,267
Female 19,787 18,822 960 5 3,262

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 27% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1036 in Hindus are 966.

Religion wise population 2011 - Aurangabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 39,261 10,503 28,467 36 3 0 233 0 19
Male 19,474 5,341 13,981 20 1 0 123 0 8
Female 19,787 5,162 14,486 16 2 0 110 0 11

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 22.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 32 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 22.7% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 21.5%. General caste population has increased by 24.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -6.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 450% and child population has increased by 2.9% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Aurangabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.1% 24.1% -6.6% 450% 2.9%
Male 21.5% 23.3% -4.1% 0% 4.9%
Female 22.7% 24.9% -9% 150% 0.9%

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 1020, in schedule caste is 943 and in schedule tribe is 833. There are 998 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Aurangabad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 13 -50 833 -40
2011 1016 1020 943 833 998
2001 1006 1007 993 0 1038

Literacy

Total about 21 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 9659 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Aurangabad is 64%. 70% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Aurangabad

Total Male Female
Change 12.3% 8.4% 16.4%
2011 64.2% 70.1% 58.5%
2001 51.9% 61.7% 42.1%

Workers profile

Aurangabad has 46% (about 18 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 42% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Aurangabad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46.1% 38.7% 7.4% 53.9%
Male 50.2% 44.9% 5.3% 49.8%
Female 42.1% 32.5% 9.5% 57.9%