Raipur Census Town, with population of 5470 is Galsi - I sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Galsi - I sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Raipur census town is 4 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1519 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Raipur Ward No 01 and the population of Raipur Ward No 01 is 5470.

Nearest railway station is Mankar which is 1 km far from here. Galsii is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 4 km. District head quarter of the census town is Barddhaman which is 40 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 150 km far from here. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5470 people, among them 2775 (51%) are male and 2695 (49%) are female. 55% of the whole population are from general caste, 45% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raipur census town is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1285 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Raipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,470 2,991 2,455 24 522
Male 2,775 1,505 1,258 12 272
Female 2,695 1,486 1,197 12 250

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 971.

Religion wise population 2011 - Raipur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,470 5,422 8 37 1 1 0 0 1
Male 2,775 2,751 4 19 1 0 0 0 0
Female 2,695 2,671 4 18 0 1 0 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 7.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5106. Female population growth rate of the census town is 8.5% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 5.8%. General caste population has increased by 10.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14.3% and child population has decreased by -3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Raipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.1% 10.6% 3.1% 14.3% -3%
Male 5.8% 7.9% 3.6% -7.7% 3.8%
Female 8.5% 13.5% 2.6% 50% -9.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 971 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 987, in schedule caste is 952 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 919 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 134 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Raipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 49 -9 385 -134
2011 971 987 952 1000 919
2001 947 938 961 615 1053

Literacy

Total 3815 people in the census town are literate, among them 2070 are male and 1745 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raipur is 77%. 83% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Raipur

Total Male Female
Change -2.2% -4.7% 0.8%
2011 77.1% 82.7% 71.4%
2001 79.3% 87.4% 70.6%

Workers profile

Raipur has 38% (2097) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 16% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Raipur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.3% 21.8% 16.6% 61.7%
Male 59.7% 38.7% 21% 40.3%
Female 16.3% 4.3% 12% 83.7%