Koyra Census Town, with population of about 12 thousand is Barasat - I sub district's the 4th most 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 Koyra census town is 2 km2 and it is the 7th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 7398 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Koyra Ward No 01 and the population of Koyra Ward No 01 is about 12 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Koyra Kadambagachi which is 1 km far from here. Barasat is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 7 km. District head quarter of the census town is Barasat which is 7 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 30 km far from here. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 11°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 5789 (50%) are male and 5826 (50%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Koyra census town is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 2687 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Koyra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,615 8,586 3,007 22 1,365
Male 5,789 4,289 1,487 13 689
Female 5,826 4,297 1,520 9 676

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 72% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 28% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1009 in Muslims are 998.

Religion wise population 2011 - Koyra

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,615 8,381 3,218 1 2 1 0 0 12
Male 5,789 4,171 1,611 0 1 1 0 0 5
Female 5,826 4,210 1,607 1 1 0 0 0 7

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 51.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7681. Female population growth rate of the census town is 55.9% which is 9.1% higher than male population growth rate of 46.8%. General caste population has increased by 80.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2100% and child population has increased by 21.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Koyra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 51.2% 80.5% 2.9% 2100% 21.7%
Male 46.8% 76.8% -2% 1200% 17.4%
Female 55.9% 84.3% 8.1% 0% 26.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1006 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1002, in schedule caste is 1022 and in schedule tribe is 692. There are 981 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 58 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 70 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Koyra

Total General SC ST Child
Change 58 41 95 692 70
2011 1006 1002 1022 692 981
2001 948 961 927 0 911

Literacy

Total 7982 people in the census town are literate, among them 4243 are male and 3739 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Koyra is 78%. 83% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Koyra

Total Male Female
Change 15.0% 10.3% 20.3%
2011 77.9% 83.2% 72.6%
2001 62.9% 72.9% 52.3%

Workers profile

Koyra has 37% (4345) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 17% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Koyra

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.4% 32.9% 4.5% 62.6%
Male 58.1% 52.7% 5.3% 41.9%
Female 16.9% 13.3% 3.6% 83.1%