Gora Bazar Census Town, with population of 5200 is Berhampore sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Berhampore sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Gora Bazar census town is 2 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2905 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Gora Bazar Ward No 01 and the population of Gora Bazar Ward No 01 is 5200.

Nearest railway station is Berhampore which is within the census town. 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 1410 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35°C and minimum temperature goes down to 14°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5200 people, among them 2643 (51%) are male and 2557 (49%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gora Bazar census town is 8%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1319 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gora Bazar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,200 4,469 710 21 390
Male 2,643 2,270 362 11 207
Female 2,557 2,199 348 10 183

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 967.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gora Bazar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,200 5,145 16 23 0 0 0 1 15
Male 2,643 2,615 9 10 0 0 0 1 8
Female 2,557 2,530 7 13 0 0 0 0 7

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -32.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7721. Female population growth rate of the census town is -31.5% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of -33.8%. General caste population has decreased by -33.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -26.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 133.3% and child population has decreased by -34.8% in the census town since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -32.7% -33.8% -26.1% 133.3% -34.8%
Male -33.8% -35.1% -25.4% 83.3% -30.5%
Female -31.5% -32.4% -26.9% 233.3% -39%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 967 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 969, in schedule caste is 961 and in schedule tribe is 909. There are 884 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 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 123 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gora Bazar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 32 40 -20 409 -123
2011 967 969 961 909 884
2001 935 929 981 500 1007

Literacy

Total 4678 people in the census town are literate, among them 2390 are male and 2288 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gora Bazar is 97%. 98% of male and 96% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gora Bazar

Total Male Female
Change 3.3% 1.8% 4.8%
2011 97.3% 98.1% 96.4%
2001 94% 96.3% 91.6%

Workers profile

Gora Bazar has 34% (1744) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 14% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gora Bazar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.5% 31.6% 2% 66.5%
Male 52.8% 50.9% 1.9% 47.2%
Female 13.6% 11.7% 2% 86.4%