Majiara Census Town, with population of 5444 is Barabani sub district's the least populous census town located in Barabani sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Majiara census town is 7 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 757 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Majiara Ward No 01 and the population of Majiara Ward No 01 is 5444.

Nearest railway station is Asansol which is 7 km far from here. Baraboni is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 5 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 1430 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 48°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5444 people, among them 2813 (52%) are male and 2631 (48%) are female. 53% of the whole population are from general caste, 37% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Majiara census town is 13%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 1063 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Majiara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,444 2,870 2,022 552 721
Male 2,813 1,499 1,058 256 404
Female 2,631 1,371 964 296 317

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 951 in Muslims are 871.

Religion wise population 2011 - Majiara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,444 4,503 930 5 0 0 0 0 6
Male 2,813 2,308 497 3 0 0 0 0 5
Female 2,631 2,195 433 2 0 0 0 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 20.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4532. Female population growth rate of the census town is 20.7% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 19.5%. General caste population has increased by 16.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 28.4% and child population has increased by 12.3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Majiara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.1% 16.1% 24.1% 28.4% 12.3%
Male 19.5% 14.9% 24.8% 28% 21.3%
Female 20.7% 17.4% 23.4% 28.7% 2.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 935 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 915, in schedule caste is 911 and in schedule tribe is 1156. There are 785 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 143 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Majiara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 20 -10 6 -143
2011 935 915 911 1156 785
2001 926 895 921 1150 928

Literacy

Total 3341 people in the census town are literate, among them 1915 are male and 1426 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Majiara is 71%. 79% of male and 62% 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 - Majiara

Total Male Female
Change 6.0% 4.2% 8.3%
2011 70.7% 79.5% 61.6%
2001 64.7% 75.3% 53.3%

Workers profile

Majiara has 29% (1597) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 6% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 23% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Majiara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 29.3% 15.5% 13.9% 70.7%
Male 50.9% 27.5% 23.4% 49.1%
Female 6.3% 2.6% 3.7% 93.7%