Nasaratpur Census Town, with population of about 17 thousand is Purbasthali - I sub district's the 2nd most populous census town located in Purbasthali - I sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Nasaratpur census town is 2 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 10856 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Nasaratpur Ward No 01 and the population of Nasaratpur Ward No 01 is about 17 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Samudragarh which is within the census town. Purbasthali I is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Barddhaman which is 65 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 720 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 17 thousand people, among them 8743 (51%) are male and 8301 (49%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nasaratpur census town is 14%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3591 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nasaratpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,044 16,179 662 203 2,337
Male 8,743 8,302 331 110 1,180
Female 8,301 7,877 331 93 1,157

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 53% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 47% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 970 in Hindus are 927.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nasaratpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 17,044 7,999 9,006 13 1 1 0 1 23
Male 8,743 4,151 4,571 7 1 1 0 1 11
Female 8,301 3,848 4,435 6 0 0 0 0 12

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 26.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 28% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of 25.2%. General caste population has increased by 26.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 120.7% and child population has decreased by -0.9% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nasaratpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.5% 26.3% 17.2% 120.7% -0.9%
Male 25.2% 25.4% 4.7% 124.5% 0%
Female 28% 27.2% 32.9% 116.3% -1.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 949 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 949, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 845. There are 981 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nasaratpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 14 212 -33 -17
2011 949 949 1000 845 981
2001 928 935 788 878 998

Literacy

Total 9834 people in the census town are literate, among them 5559 are male and 4275 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nasaratpur is 67%. 74% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nasaratpur

Total Male Female
Change 5.5% 0.9% 10.6%
2011 66.9% 73.5% 59.8%
2001 61.4% 72.6% 49.2%

Workers profile

Nasaratpur has 36% (6081) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 12% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nasaratpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.7% 30.2% 5.5% 64.3%
Male 58.5% 52.5% 5.9% 41.5%
Female 11.7% 6.7% 5% 88.3%