Panuria Census Town, with population of 8399 is Barabani sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Barabani sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Panuria census town is 5 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1612 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Panuria Ward No 01 and the population of Panuria Ward No 01 is 8399.

Nearest railway station is Asansol which is 17 km far from here. Asansol is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 17 km. District head quarter of the census town is Barddhaman. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1420 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 49°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 8399 people, among them 4236 (50%) are male and 4163 (50%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Panuria census town is 14%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1661 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Panuria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,399 5,279 2,044 1,076 1,139
Male 4,236 2,699 1,032 505 564
Female 4,163 2,580 1,012 571 575

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 970 in Muslims are 1057.

Religion wise population 2011 - Panuria

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 8,399 6,857 1,485 2 25 0 2 0 28
Male 4,236 3,480 722 1 16 0 1 0 16
Female 4,163 3,377 763 1 9 0 1 0 12

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 22.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6838. Female population growth rate of the census town is 24.8% which is 3.8% higher than male population growth rate of 21%. General caste population has increased by 32.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.3% and child population has increased by 17.8% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Panuria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.8% 32.2% 7.9% 13.3% 17.8%
Male 21% 28.8% 9% 10% 18.2%
Female 24.8% 35.9% 6.8% 16.3% 17.3%

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 956, in schedule caste is 981 and in schedule tribe is 1131. There are 1020 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Panuria

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 50 -20 61 -7
2011 983 956 981 1131 1020
2001 953 906 1001 1070 1027

Literacy

Total 5309 people in the census town are literate, among them 3028 are male and 2281 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Panuria is 73%. 82% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Panuria

Total Male Female
Change 6.4% 4.6% 8.8%
2011 73.1% 82.5% 63.6%
2001 66.7% 77.9% 54.8%

Workers profile

Panuria has 31% (2645) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 12% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Panuria

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.5% 26.9% 4.6% 68.5%
Male 51% 43.9% 7.2% 49%
Female 11.6% 9.7% 1.9% 88.4%