Alipur Census Town, with population of 4420 is Memari - I sub district's only census town located in Memari - I sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Alipur census town is 2 km2. Population density of the census town is 2402 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Alipur Ward No 01 and the population of Alipur Ward No 01 is 4420.

Nearest railway station is Alipur which is within the census town. Memari is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 8 km. District head quarter of the census town is Barddhaman which is 35 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 82 km far from here.

Demographics

The census town is home to 4420 people, among them 2247 (51%) are male and 2173 (49%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Alipur census town is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1072 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Alipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,420 3,074 935 411 404
Male 2,247 1,561 469 217 202
Female 2,173 1,513 466 194 202

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 970 in Muslims are 840.

Religion wise population 2011 - Alipur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,420 4,324 92 0 0 0 1 0 3
Male 2,247 2,195 50 0 0 0 0 0 2
Female 2,173 2,129 42 0 0 0 1 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 7.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4120. Female population growth rate of the census town is 8.8% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 5.9%. General caste population has increased by 13.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -16.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 41.7% and child population has decreased by -8.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Alipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.3% 13.4% -16.4% 41.7% -8.4%
Male 5.9% 11.9% -16.5% 31.5% -10.6%
Female 8.8% 15% -16.3% 55.2% -6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 967 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 969, in schedule caste is 994 and in schedule tribe is 894. There are 1000 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 49 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Alipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 26 3 136 49
2011 967 969 994 894 1000
2001 942 943 991 758 951

Literacy

Total 3285 people in the census town are literate, among them 1797 are male and 1488 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Alipur is 82%. 88% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Alipur

Total Male Female
Change 5.9% 4.0% 8.0%
2011 81.8% 87.9% 75.5%
2001 75.9% 83.9% 67.5%

Workers profile

Alipur has 41% (1819) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 21% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Alipur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.2% 35.6% 5.5% 58.8%
Male 60.4% 52.4% 8% 39.6%
Female 21.2% 18.3% 2.9% 78.8%