Amlajora Census Town, with population of 5856 is Kanksa sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Kanksa sub district of Paschim Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Amlajora census town is 7 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 800 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Amlajora Ward No 01 and the population of Amlajora Ward No 01 is 5856.

Nearest railway station is Rajband which is 2 km far from here. Durgapur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 22 km. District head quarter of the census town is Barddhaman which is 55 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5856 people, among them 2935 (50%) are male and 2921 (50%) are female. 53% of the whole population are from general caste, 38% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Amlajora census town is 11%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 1369 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Amlajora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,856 3,131 2,206 519 660
Male 2,935 1,575 1,098 262 313
Female 2,921 1,556 1,108 257 347

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 988 in Muslims are 1190.

Religion wise population 2011 - Amlajora

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,856 5,635 173 13 11 0 19 0 5
Male 2,935 2,835 79 3 5 0 10 0 3
Female 2,921 2,800 94 10 6 0 9 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 22.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4780. Female population growth rate of the census town is 28.8% which is 12% higher than male population growth rate of 16.8%. General caste population has increased by 9.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 28.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 151.9% and child population has increased by 6.6% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Amlajora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.5% 9.7% 28.3% 151.9% 6.6%
Male 16.8% 2.6% 27.4% 127.8% 4%
Female 28.8% 18% 29.1% 182.4% 9.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 995 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 988, in schedule caste is 1009 and in schedule tribe is 981. There are 1109 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 92 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 53 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Amlajora

Total General SC ST Child
Change 92 129 14 190 53
2011 995 988 1009 981 1109
2001 903 859 995 791 1056

Literacy

Total 3625 people in the census town are literate, among them 1991 are male and 1634 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Amlajora is 70%. 76% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by -6%. Male literacy has gone down by -9% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Amlajora

Total Male Female
Change -5.7% -8.8% -1.6%
2011 69.8% 75.9% 63.5%
2001 75.5% 84.7% 65.1%

Workers profile

Amlajora has 41% (2403) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 23% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Amlajora

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41% 25.4% 15.6% 59%
Male 58.5% 44.9% 13.6% 41.5%
Female 23.5% 5.8% 17.7% 76.5%