Titagarh Municipality, with population of about 1.2 lakh is North Twenty Four Parganas district's the 9th least populous municipality located in North Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Titagarh municipality is 3 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the district. Population density of the city is 35969 persons per km2. There are 23 wards in the city, among them Titagarh Ward No 15 is the most populous ward with population of 7199 and Titagarh Ward No 02 is the least populous ward with population of 2618.

Nearest railway station is Titagarh which is within the city. Barrackpore is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 3 km. District head quarter of the city is Barasat. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the city and is 13 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1400 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35°C and minimum temperature goes down to 15°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 63 thousand (54%) are male and about 54 thousand (46%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Titagarh municipality is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 24 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Titagarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 116,541 106,446 9,370 725 11,510
Male 62,735 57,300 5,040 395 6,067
Female 53,806 49,146 4,330 330 5,443

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 74% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 25% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 858 in Muslims are 854.

Religion wise population 2011 - Titagarh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 116,541 86,649 29,047 252 62 48 32 93 358
Male 62,735 46,633 15,665 133 24 26 21 54 179
Female 53,806 40,016 13,382 119 38 22 11 39 179

Growth of population

Population of the city has decreased by -6.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 0.6% which is 11.9% higher than male population growth rate of -11.3%. General caste population has decreased by -3.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -27.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 63.7% and child population has decreased by -8.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Titagarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -6.2% -3.9% -27.8% 63.7% -8.3%
Male -11.3% -9.1% -32.1% 47.4% -7.1%
Female 0.6% 2.9% -22.1% 88.6% -9.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 858 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 858, in schedule caste is 859 and in schedule tribe is 835. There are 897 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 101 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Titagarh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 101 100 110 182 -23
2011 858 858 859 835 897
2001 757 758 749 653 920

Literacy

Total about 84 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 48 thousand are male and about 36 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Titagarh is 80%. 85% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Titagarh

Total Male Female
Change 6.7% 4.9% 10.1%
2011 80.1% 85.4% 73.9%
2001 73.4% 80.5% 63.8%

Workers profile

Titagarh has 32% (about 37 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 8% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Titagarh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32% 26.9% 5.1% 68%
Male 52.4% 44.9% 7.5% 47.6%
Female 8.3% 5.9% 2.4% 91.7%