Mirzapur Census Town, with population of 7733 is Burdwan - I sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Burdwan - I sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Mirzapur census town is 12 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 665 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Mirzapur Ward No 01 and the population of Mirzapur Ward No 01 is 7733.

Nearest railway station is Barddhaman which is 5 km far from here. Barddhaman is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 5 km. District head quarter of the census town is Barddhaman which is 5 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 124 km far from here. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 37°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 7733 people, among them 3915 (51%) are male and 3818 (49%) are female. 62% of the whole population are from general caste, 30% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mirzapur census town is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1785 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mirzapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,733 4,819 2,318 596 870
Male 3,915 2,464 1,161 290 437
Female 3,818 2,355 1,157 306 433

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 976.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mirzapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,733 7,683 18 20 3 0 1 0 8
Male 3,915 3,888 9 9 3 0 1 0 5
Female 3,818 3,795 9 11 0 0 0 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 30.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5913. Female population growth rate of the census town is 31.2% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 30.3%. General caste population has increased by 30.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 21.6% and child population has increased by 27.8% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mirzapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30.8% 30.5% 34% 21.6% 27.8%
Male 30.3% 29.1% 36.4% 18.9% 26.3%
Female 31.2% 32% 31.6% 24.4% 29.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 975 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 956, in schedule caste is 997 and in schedule tribe is 1055. There are 991 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mirzapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 21 -36 47 23
2011 975 956 997 1055 991
2001 968 935 1033 1008 968

Literacy

Total 5120 people in the census town are literate, among them 2823 are male and 2297 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mirzapur is 75%. 81% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mirzapur

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 4.2% 8.9%
2011 74.6% 81.2% 67.9%
2001 68.1% 77% 59%

Workers profile

Mirzapur has 41% (3175) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 21% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mirzapur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.1% 36.2% 4.9% 58.9%
Male 60.5% 56% 4.5% 39.5%
Female 21.1% 15.8% 5.2% 78.9%