Madhyamgram Municipality, with population of about 2 lakh is North Twenty Four Parganas district's the 11th most populous municipality located in North Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Madhyamgram municipality is 22 km2 and it is the 9th biggest city by area in the district. Population density of the city is 9097 persons per km2. There are 25 wards in the city, among them Madhyamgram Ward No 11 is the most populous ward with population of about 13 thousand and Madhyamgram Ward No 24 is the least populous ward with population of 4056.

Nearest railway station is Madhyamgram which is 2 km far from here. Barasat is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 4 km. District head quarter of the city is Barasat which is 4 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the city and is 17 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1579 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 41°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 2 lakh people, among them about 99 thousand (50%) are male and about 97 thousand (50%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Madhyamgram municipality is 8%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 49 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Madhyamgram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 196,127 168,463 24,822 2,842 16,351
Male 98,864 84,846 12,602 1,416 8,255
Female 97,263 83,617 12,220 1,426 8,096

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 985 in Muslims are 945.

Religion wise population 2011 - Madhyamgram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 196,127 175,264 19,138 921 381 101 17 21 284
Male 98,864 88,274 9,841 358 182 54 10 13 132
Female 97,263 86,990 9,297 563 199 47 7 8 152

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 26.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 28.4% which is 4.4% higher than male population growth rate of 24%. General caste population has increased by 23.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 44.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 56.6% and child population has increased by 1.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Madhyamgram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.2% 23.4% 44.7% 56.6% 1.1%
Male 24% 21% 45.7% 52.4% -0.2%
Female 28.4% 26.1% 43.7% 60.9% 2.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 984 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 986, in schedule caste is 970 and in schedule tribe is 1007. There are 981 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Madhyamgram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 40 -13 53 27
2011 984 986 970 1007 981
2001 950 946 983 954 954

Literacy

Total about 1.6 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 84 thousand are male and about 77 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Madhyamgram is 90%. 93% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Madhyamgram

Total Male Female
Change 5.7% 3.8% 7.9%
2011 89.6% 92.7% 86.5%
2001 83.9% 88.9% 78.6%

Workers profile

Madhyamgram has 36% (about 70 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 13% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Madhyamgram

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.5% 33.3% 2.2% 64.5%
Male 58.1% 55.5% 2.6% 41.9%
Female 12.6% 10.7% 1.9% 87.4%