Hindusthan Cables Town Census Town, with population of about 23 thousand is Salanpur sub district's the least populous census town located in Salanpur sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Hindusthan Cables Town census town is 4 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 5795 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Hindusthan Cables Town Ward No 01 and the population of Hindusthan Cables Town Ward No 01 is about 23 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Rupnarayanpur which is 3 km far from here. Asansol is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 24 km. District head quarter of the census town is Barddhaman which is 110 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 230 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1392 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 23 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (51%) are male and about 11 thousand (49%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Hindusthan Cables Town census town is 8%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 5381 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Hindusthan Cables Town

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22,599 18,230 2,333 2,036 1,863
Male 11,555 9,348 1,230 977 955
Female 11,044 8,882 1,103 1,059 908

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 958 in Muslims are 880.

Religion wise population 2011 - Hindusthan Cables Town

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 22,599 21,887 406 98 148 6 21 9 24
Male 11,555 11,176 216 53 83 3 10 4 10
Female 11,044 10,711 190 45 65 3 11 5 14

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 4.4% which is 4.6% higher than male population growth rate of -0.2%. General caste population has increased by 0.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 10.4% and child population has decreased by -14.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Hindusthan Cables Town

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2% 0.3% 9.7% 10.4% -14.4%
Male -0.2% -2.1% 9.5% 7.8% -16.1%
Female 4.4% 2.8% 10% 12.9% -12.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 956 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 950, in schedule caste is 897 and in schedule tribe is 1084. There are 951 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 42 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 38 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Hindusthan Cables Town

Total General SC ST Child
Change 42 45 4 49 38
2011 956 950 897 1084 951
2001 914 905 893 1035 913

Literacy

Total about 18 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 9845 are male and 8332 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Hindusthan Cables Town is 88%. 93% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Hindusthan Cables Town

Total Male Female
Change -0.1% -0.3% 0.4%
2011 87.7% 92.9% 82.2%
2001 87.8% 93.2% 81.8%

Workers profile

Hindusthan Cables Town has 31% (7090) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 11% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Hindusthan Cables Town

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31.4% 27.5% 3.9% 68.6%
Male 50.7% 45.9% 4.9% 49.3%
Female 11.1% 8.2% 2.9% 88.9%