Piarinagar Census Town, with population of 3678 is Kalna - I sub district's the least populous census town located in Kalna - I sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Piarinagar census town is 3 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1442 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Piarinagar Ward No 01 and the population of Piarinagar Ward No 01 is 3678.

Nearest railway station is Barnapash which is within the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Barddhaman. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 0°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 3678 people, among them 1917 (52%) are male and 1761 (48%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Piarinagar census town is 9%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 883 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Piarinagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,678 3,219 457 2 345
Male 1,917 1,676 239 2 185
Female 1,761 1,543 218 0 160

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 924 in Muslims are 902.

Religion wise population 2011 - Piarinagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,678 3,053 620 0 0 0 0 0 5
Male 1,917 1,587 326 0 0 0 0 0 4
Female 1,761 1,466 294 0 0 0 0 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -10.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4129. Female population growth rate of the census town is -12.8% which is -3.7% lower than male population growth rate of -9.1%. General caste population has increased by 7.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -45.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -99.3% and child population has decreased by -29.3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Piarinagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -10.9% 7.1% -45.8% -99.3% -29.3%
Male -9.1% 7.7% -46.5% -98.1% -21.6%
Female -12.8% 6.5% -44.9% -100% -36.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 919 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 921, in schedule caste is 912. There are 865 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 decreased by 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 203 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Piarinagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -38 -10 26 -1626 -203
2011 919 921 912 0 865
2001 957 931 886 1626 1068

Literacy

Total 2867 people in the census town are literate, among them 1564 are male and 1303 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Piarinagar is 86%. 90% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Piarinagar

Total Male Female
Change 16.4% 15.3% 17.5%
2011 86% 90.3% 81.4%
2001 69.6% 75% 63.9%

Workers profile

Piarinagar has 41% (1522) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 65% male and 16% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Piarinagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.4% 32.8% 8.6% 58.6%
Male 64.8% 55.7% 9.1% 35.2%
Female 15.8% 7.8% 8% 84.2%