Paschim Punropara Census Town, with population of about 41 thousand is Suti - II sub district's the most populous census town located in Suti - II sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Paschim Punropara census town is 8 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 5270 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Paschim Punropara Ward No 01 and the population of Paschim Punropara Ward No 01 is about 41 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Nimtita which is 8 km far from here. Suti Ii is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Berhampur. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 41 thousand people, among them about 20 thousand (50%) are male and about 20 thousand (50%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Paschim Punropara census town is 19%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 8074 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Paschim Punropara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 40,683 38,863 1,817 3 7,562
Male 20,232 19,321 910 1 3,767
Female 20,451 19,542 907 2 3,795

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 14% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1017 in Hindus are 973.

Religion wise population 2011 - Paschim Punropara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 40,683 5,705 34,924 24 1 0 2 0 27
Male 20,232 2,891 17,315 11 1 0 0 0 14
Female 20,451 2,814 17,609 13 0 0 2 0 13

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 30.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 31 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 31.2% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 29.6%. General caste population has increased by 30.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33.2% and child population has increased by 8.2% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Paschim Punropara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30.4% 30.3% 33.2% 0% 8.2%
Male 29.6% 29.5% 31.7% 0% 8.2%
Female 31.2% 31.1% 34.8% 0% 8.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1011 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1011, in schedule caste is 997 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 1007 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Paschim Punropara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 12 23 2000 -2
2011 1011 1011 997 2000 1007
2001 998 999 974 0 1009

Literacy

Total about 18 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 10 thousand are male and 8328 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Paschim Punropara is 56%. 61% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Paschim Punropara

Total Male Female
Change 11.4% 5.1% 17.7%
2011 55.7% 61.4% 50%
2001 44.3% 56.3% 32.3%

Workers profile

Paschim Punropara has 48% (about 19 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 46% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 36% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Paschim Punropara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47.9% 40.2% 7.7% 52.1%
Male 49.6% 44.8% 4.8% 50.4%
Female 46.3% 35.6% 10.6% 53.7%