Kasim Bazar Census Town, with population of about 12 thousand is Berhampore sub district's the 4th most populous census town located in Berhampore sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Kasim Bazar census town is 3 km2 and it is the 5th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 4217 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Kasim Bazar Ward No 01 and the population of Kasim Bazar Ward No 01 is about 12 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Cossimbazar which is 1 km far from here. Berhampore is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Berhampore. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 201 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44.1°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12.6°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 5978 (51%) are male and 5746 (49%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kasim Bazar census town is 8%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2821 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kasim Bazar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,724 8,999 2,540 185 981
Male 5,978 4,573 1,316 89 496
Female 5,746 4,426 1,224 96 485

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 961.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kasim Bazar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,724 11,660 4 0 2 1 26 0 31
Male 5,978 5,946 4 0 1 1 17 0 9
Female 5,746 5,714 0 0 1 0 9 0 22

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 15.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 16.2% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of 14.3%. General caste population has increased by 15.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -41.1% and child population has decreased by -1% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kasim Bazar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.2% 15.4% 22.8% -41.1% -1%
Male 14.3% 14.4% 22.4% -44.7% 2.7%
Female 16.2% 16.4% 23.3% -37.3% -4.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 968, in schedule caste is 930 and in schedule tribe is 1079. There are 978 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 74 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kasim Bazar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 17 6 129 -74
2011 961 968 930 1079 978
2001 946 951 924 950 1052

Literacy

Total 9872 people in the census town are literate, among them 5147 are male and 4725 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kasim Bazar is 92%. 94% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kasim Bazar

Total Male Female
Change 7.0% 3.7% 10.5%
2011 91.9% 93.9% 89.8%
2001 84.9% 90.2% 79.3%

Workers profile

Kasim Bazar has 35% (4109) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 10% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kasim Bazar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35% 31.1% 4% 65%
Male 58.8% 53.9% 4.9% 41.2%
Female 10.4% 7.3% 3.1% 89.6%