Deara Census Town, with population of about 12 thousand is Barasat - II sub district's only census town located in Barasat - II sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Deara census town is 3 km2. Population density of the census town is 4704 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Deara Ward No 01 and the population of Deara Ward No 01 is about 12 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Bidhan Nagar which is 15 km far from here. Barasat is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 15 km. District head quarter of the census town is Barasat which is 15 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 20 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 150 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 14°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 6018 (50%) are male and 5976 (50%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Deara census town is 14%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 2464 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Deara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,994 11,361 624 9 1,716
Male 6,018 5,689 322 7 850
Female 5,976 5,672 302 2 866

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 77% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 22% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 992 in Hindus are 988.

Religion wise population 2011 - Deara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,994 2,666 9,281 22 0 0 1 4 20
Male 6,018 1,341 4,660 10 0 0 0 1 6
Female 5,976 1,325 4,621 12 0 0 1 3 14

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 37.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 8700. Female population growth rate of the census town is 40.6% which is 5.3% higher than male population growth rate of 35.3%. General caste population has increased by 38.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 28.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -50% and child population has increased by 17.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Deara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 37.9% 38.6% 28.9% -50% 17.4%
Male 35.3% 35.9% 27.3% -22.2% 14.4%
Female 40.6% 41.4% 30.7% -77.8% 20.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 993 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 997, in schedule caste is 938 and in schedule tribe is 286. There are 1019 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 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 51 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Deara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 38 39 25 -714 51
2011 993 997 938 286 1019
2001 955 958 913 1000 968

Literacy

Total 7274 people in the census town are literate, among them 3821 are male and 3453 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Deara is 71%. 74% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Deara

Total Male Female
Change 2.9% -0.8% 6.8%
2011 70.8% 73.9% 67.6%
2001 67.9% 74.7% 60.8%

Workers profile

Deara has 35% (4236) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 13% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Deara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.3% 27.7% 7.6% 64.7%
Male 57.6% 48% 9.6% 42.4%
Female 12.9% 7.2% 5.7% 87.1%