Lalpur (P) Census Town, with population of 8536 is Chakdah sub district's the 6th least populous census town located in Chakdah sub district of Nadia district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Lalpur (P) census town is 2 km2 and it is the 4th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 4769 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Lalpur (p) Ward No 01 and the population of Lalpur (p) Ward No 01 is 8536.

Nearest railway station is Chakdaha which is 1 km far from here. Chakdaha is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 1 km. District head quarter of the census town is Krishnagar which is 48 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town.

Demographics

The census town is home to 8536 people, among them 4241 (50%) are male and 4295 (50%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lalpur (P) census town is 7%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 2149 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lalpur (P)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,536 6,924 1,533 79 609
Male 4,241 3,416 782 43 303
Female 4,295 3,508 751 36 306

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 1014.

Religion wise population 2011 - Lalpur (P)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 8,536 8,479 48 1 0 1 0 5 2
Male 4,241 4,210 27 0 0 0 0 3 1
Female 4,295 4,269 21 1 0 1 0 2 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 49.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5708. Female population growth rate of the census town is 56% which is 12.5% higher than male population growth rate of 43.5%. General caste population has increased by 53.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 68.1% and child population has increased by 35.3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lalpur (P)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 49.5% 53.6% 32.8% 68.1% 35.3%
Male 43.5% 47.1% 29.5% 53.6% 25.7%
Female 56% 60.6% 36.5% 89.5% 46.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1013 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1027, in schedule caste is 960 and in schedule tribe is 837. There are 1010 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 81 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 143 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lalpur (P)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 81 87 49 158 143
2011 1013 1027 960 837 1010
2001 932 940 911 679 867

Literacy

Total 7505 people in the census town are literate, among them 3816 are male and 3689 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lalpur (P) is 95%. 97% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lalpur (P)

Total Male Female
Change 3.9% 2.5% 5.6%
2011 94.7% 96.9% 92.5%
2001 90.8% 94.4% 86.9%

Workers profile

Lalpur (P) has 34% (2873) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 10% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lalpur (P)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.7% 32.4% 1.3% 66.3%
Male 57.6% 56.5% 1.1% 42.4%
Female 10% 8.6% 1.4% 90%