Harharia Chak Census Town, with population of 9411 is Raninagar - I sub district's the least populous census town located in Raninagar - I sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Harharia Chak census town is 2 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 4729 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Harharia Chak Ward No 01 and the population of Harharia Chak Ward No 01 is 9411.

Nearest railway station is Berhampore which is 25 km far from here. Domkal is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 10 km. District head quarter of the census town is Berhampore which is 25 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 200 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 50 mm.

Demographics

The census town is home to 9411 people, among them 4747 (50%) are male and 4664 (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 Harharia Chak census town is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 2337 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Harharia Chak

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,411 8,992 418 1 911
Male 4,747 4,508 239 0 453
Female 4,664 4,484 179 1 458

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 59% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 41% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1002 in Muslims are 956.

Religion wise population 2011 - Harharia Chak

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 9,411 5,525 3,883 0 1 0 0 1 1
Male 4,747 2,760 1,985 0 0 0 0 1 1
Female 4,664 2,765 1,898 0 1 0 0 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 11.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 8436. Female population growth rate of the census town is 14% which is 4.7% higher than male population growth rate of 9.3%. General caste population has increased by 9.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 81%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -80% and child population has decreased by -17.2% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Harharia Chak

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.6% 9.7% 81% -80% -17.2%
Male 9.3% 6.9% 97.5% -100% -17.6%
Female 14% 12.6% 62.7% 0% -16.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 983 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 995, in schedule caste is 749. There are 1011 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 41 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Harharia Chak

Total General SC ST Child
Change 41 51 -160 -250 11
2011 983 995 749 0 1011
2001 942 944 909 250 1000

Literacy

Total 7206 people in the census town are literate, among them 3771 are male and 3435 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Harharia Chak is 85%. 88% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Harharia Chak

Total Male Female
Change 8.4% 6.5% 10.5%
2011 84.8% 87.8% 81.7%
2001 76.4% 81.3% 71.2%

Workers profile

Harharia Chak has 41% (3832) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 19% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Harharia Chak

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.7% 38.9% 1.8% 59.3%
Male 62.1% 60.4% 1.8% 37.9%
Female 18.9% 17.1% 1.8% 81.1%