Sehara Census Town, with population of 7858 is Raina - I sub district's only census town located in Raina - I sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Sehara census town is 6 km2. Population density of the census town is 1381 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Sehara Ward No 01 and the population of Sehara Ward No 01 is 7858.

Nearest railway station is Sehara which is within the census town. Raina I is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 19 km. District head quarter of the census town is Barddhaman which is 22 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 134 km far from here.

Demographics

The census town is home to 7858 people, among them 3996 (51%) are male and 3862 (49%) are female. 53% of the whole population are from general caste, 43% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sehara census town is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1867 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sehara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,858 4,180 3,379 299 752
Male 3,996 2,128 1,713 155 388
Female 3,862 2,052 1,666 144 364

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 966 in Muslims are 1016.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sehara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,858 7,590 252 6 0 0 0 4 6
Male 3,996 3,860 125 3 0 0 0 2 6
Female 3,862 3,730 127 3 0 0 0 2 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 14.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6872. Female population growth rate of the census town is 13.7% which is -1.3% lower than male population growth rate of 15%. General caste population has increased by 12.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15% and child population has decreased by -7.6% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sehara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.3% 12.9% 16.1% 15% -7.6%
Male 15% 12% 18.3% 22% -3%
Female 13.7% 13.9% 14% 8.3% -12.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 966 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 973 and in schedule tribe is 929. There are 938 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 97 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sehara

Total General SC ST Child
Change -12 16 -37 -118 -97
2011 966 964 973 929 938
2001 978 948 1010 1047 1035

Literacy

Total 5679 people in the census town are literate, among them 3112 are male and 2567 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sehara is 80%. 86% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sehara

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 1.0% 6.1%
2011 79.9% 86.3% 73.4%
2001 76.4% 85.3% 67.3%

Workers profile

Sehara has 39% (3075) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 17% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sehara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.1% 27.2% 12% 60.9%
Male 60.1% 45.3% 14.8% 39.9%
Female 17.4% 8.4% 9% 82.6%