New Barrackpore Municipality, with population of about 77 thousand is North Twenty Four Parganas district's the 4th least populous municipality located in North Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of New Barrackpore municipality is 7 km2 and it is the 4th smallest city by area in the district. Population density of the city is 11153 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them New Barrackpore Ward No 07 is the most populous ward with population of 8447 and New Barrackpore Ward No 12 is the least populous ward with population of 1330.

Nearest railway station is New Barrackpur which is within the city. Ghola is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 6 km. District head quarter of the city is Barasat which is 5 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 165 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39°C and minimum temperature goes down to 11°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 77 thousand people, among them about 38 thousand (50%) are male and about 39 thousand (50%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of New Barrackpore municipality is 7%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - New Barrackpore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 76,846 56,261 19,990 595 5,157
Male 38,239 27,828 10,102 309 2,640
Female 38,607 28,433 9,888 286 2,517

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1012.

Religion wise population 2011 - New Barrackpore

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 76,846 76,003 564 80 47 12 8 4 128
Male 38,239 37,770 326 36 21 4 2 2 78
Female 38,607 38,233 238 44 26 8 6 2 50

Growth of population

Population of the city has decreased by -7.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 83 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is -6.7% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of -8.5%. General caste population has decreased by -6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -13.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 533% and child population has decreased by -20.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - New Barrackpore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -7.6% -6% -13.9% 533% -20.9%
Male -8.5% -7.4% -13.8% 557.4% -21.3%
Female -6.7% -4.7% -14% 508.5% -20.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1010 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1022, in schedule caste is 979 and in schedule tribe is 926. There are 953 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 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - New Barrackpore

Total General SC ST Child
Change 20 29 -1 -74 10
2011 1010 1022 979 926 953
2001 990 993 980 1000 943

Literacy

Total about 67 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 34 thousand are male and about 33 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of New Barrackpore is 94%. 96% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - New Barrackpore

Total Male Female
Change -0.4% -1.1% 0.4%
2011 94% 96.1% 91.9%
2001 94.4% 97.2% 91.5%

Workers profile

New Barrackpore has 37% (about 28 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 16% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - New Barrackpore

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.8% 34.6% 2.2% 63.2%
Male 58.2% 55.7% 2.4% 41.8%
Female 15.7% 13.6% 2.1% 84.3%