Chandrapur Census Town, with population of 5047 is Barasat - I sub district's the least populous census town located in Barasat - I sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Chandrapur census town is 1 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 8554 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Chandrapur Ward No 01 and the population of Chandrapur Ward No 01 is 5047.

Nearest railway station is Duttapukur which is 1 km far from here. Barasat I is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 3 km. District head quarter of the census town is Barasat which is 8 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 35 km far from here.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5047 people, among them 2574 (51%) are male and 2473 (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chandrapur census town is 7%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1287 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chandrapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,047 4,201 814 32 349
Male 2,574 2,141 417 16 185
Female 2,473 2,060 397 16 164

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 100% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 961.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chandrapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,047 5,025 9 1 2 6 0 0 4
Male 2,574 2,563 4 1 1 3 0 0 2
Female 2,473 2,462 5 0 1 3 0 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 21.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4157. Female population growth rate of the census town is 22.9% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of 20.1%. General caste population has increased by 12.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 99.5% and child population has increased by 3.9% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chandrapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.4% 12.1% 99.5% 0% 3.9%
Male 20.1% 11.3% 89.5% 0% -0.5%
Female 22.9% 12.9% 111.2% 0% 9.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 952 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 886 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 80 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chandrapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 13 97 1000 80
2011 961 962 952 1000 886
2001 939 949 855 0 806

Literacy

Total 4401 people in the census town are literate, among them 2268 are male and 2133 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chandrapur is 94%. 95% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chandrapur

Total Male Female
Change 1.2% -0.2% 2.7%
2011 93.7% 94.9% 92.4%
2001 92.5% 95.1% 89.7%

Workers profile

Chandrapur has 35% (1755) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 12% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chandrapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.8% 31.4% 3.3% 65.2%
Male 56.7% 52.8% 4% 43.3%
Female 11.9% 9.2% 2.7% 88.1%