Baidyanathpur Census Town, with population of about 16 thousand is Pandabeswar sub district's the 2nd most populous census town located in Pandabeswar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Baidyanathpur 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 6489 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Baidyanathpur Ward No 01 and the population of Baidyanathpur Ward No 01 is about 16 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Pandabeswar which is 2 km far from here. Pandabeswar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 2 km. District head quarter of the census town is Barddhaman which is 90 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 8132 (52%) are male and 7572 (48%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Baidyanathpur census town is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3305 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Baidyanathpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,704 11,138 4,426 140 1,838
Male 8,132 5,811 2,257 64 926
Female 7,572 5,327 2,169 76 912

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 12% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 932 in Muslims are 932.

Religion wise population 2011 - Baidyanathpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 15,704 13,739 1,922 6 10 0 1 0 26
Male 8,132 7,110 995 3 5 0 0 0 19
Female 7,572 6,629 927 3 5 0 1 0 7

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 42.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 46.2% which is 6.6% higher than male population growth rate of 39.6%. General caste population has increased by 55.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -61.6% and child population has increased by 22.5% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Baidyanathpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 42.7% 55.4% 27.5% -61.6% 22.5%
Male 39.6% 51.3% 25.8% -66.3% 24.3%
Female 46.2% 60.1% 29.3% -56.6% 20.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 931 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 917, in schedule caste is 961 and in schedule tribe is 1188. There are 985 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 decreased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Baidyanathpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 42 51 26 267 -30
2011 931 917 961 1188 985
2001 889 866 935 921 1015

Literacy

Total 9758 people in the census town are literate, among them 5630 are male and 4128 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Baidyanathpur is 70%. 78% 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 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Baidyanathpur

Total Male Female
Change 6.3% 4.7% 8.5%
2011 70.4% 78.1% 62%
2001 64.1% 73.4% 53.5%

Workers profile

Baidyanathpur has 36% (5600) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 16% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Baidyanathpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.7% 24.3% 11.3% 64.3%
Male 54.1% 41.4% 12.7% 45.9%
Female 15.8% 5.9% 9.9% 84.2%