Sukdal Census Town, with population of about 13 thousand is Galsi - I sub district's the most populous census town located in Galsi - I sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Sukdal census town is 5 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2834 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Sukdal Ward No 01 and the population of Sukdal Ward No 01 is about 13 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Mankar which is 6 km far from here. Durgapur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 38 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 148 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1500 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 6731 (51%) are male and 6362 (49%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sukdal census town is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3019 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sukdal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,093 11,170 1,711 212 1,159
Male 6,731 5,765 861 105 584
Female 6,362 5,405 850 107 575

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 950 in Muslims are 911.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sukdal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 13,093 11,395 1,611 10 9 22 25 13 8
Male 6,731 5,843 843 7 5 12 14 4 3
Female 6,362 5,552 768 3 4 10 11 9 5

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 11% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 14.2% which is 6% higher than male population growth rate of 8.2%. General caste population has increased by 13.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -1.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by 0% and child population has decreased by -6.5% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sukdal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11% 13.4% -1.3% 0% -6.5%
Male 8.2% 10.3% -2% -9.5% -10.3%
Female 14.2% 17% -0.6% 11.5% -2.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 945 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 938, in schedule caste is 987 and in schedule tribe is 1019. 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 49 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 80 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sukdal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 49 54 14 191 80
2011 945 938 987 1019 985
2001 896 884 973 828 905

Literacy

Total about 10 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 5655 are male and 4786 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sukdal is 87%. 92% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sukdal

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 3.2% 8.1%
2011 87.5% 92% 82.7%
2001 82.1% 88.8% 74.6%

Workers profile

Sukdal has 37% (4874) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 15% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sukdal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.2% 29.7% 7.5% 62.8%
Male 58.1% 50.2% 7.9% 41.9%
Female 15.2% 8.1% 7% 84.8%