Taki Municipality, with population of about 38 thousand is North Twenty Four Parganas district's the least populous municipality located in North Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Taki municipality is 13 km2 and it is the 13th smallest city by area in the district. Population density of the city is 2952 persons per km2. There are 16 wards in the city, among them Taki Ward No 11 is the most populous ward with population of 3837 and Taki Ward No 01 is the least populous ward with population of 1647.

Nearest railway station is Taki which is 2 km far from here. Basirhat is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 15 km. District head quarter of the city is Barasat. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the city. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 26 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 37°C and minimum temperature goes down to 25°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 38 thousand people, among them about 20 thousand (51%) are male and about 19 thousand (49%) are female. 66% of the whole population are from general caste, 34% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Taki municipality is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 8919 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Taki

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 38,263 25,166 12,848 249 3,419
Male 19,562 12,816 6,602 144 1,749
Female 18,701 12,350 6,246 105 1,670

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 961 in Muslims are 931.

Religion wise population 2011 - Taki

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 38,263 32,439 5,740 27 17 2 2 0 36
Male 19,562 16,538 2,973 13 14 1 2 0 21
Female 18,701 15,901 2,767 14 3 1 0 0 15

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 2.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 37 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 7.6% which is 9.4% higher than male population growth rate of -1.8%. General caste population has increased by 0.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -60.7% and child population has decreased by -15.4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Taki

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.6% 0.6% 10.2% -60.7% -15.4%
Male -1.8% -4.2% 6.8% -61.1% -15%
Female 7.6% 6.1% 14% -60.2% -15.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 956 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 946 and in schedule tribe is 729. There are 955 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 84 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Taki

Total General SC ST Child
Change 84 94 60 15 -9
2011 956 964 946 729 955
2001 872 870 886 714 964

Literacy

Total about 29 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Taki is 83%. 87% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Taki

Total Male Female
Change 7.7% 6.1% 9.8%
2011 83.1% 87.4% 78.5%
2001 75.4% 81.3% 68.7%

Workers profile

Taki has 35% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 12% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Taki

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.2% 31.4% 3.7% 64.8%
Male 57% 51.8% 5.2% 43%
Female 12.3% 10.1% 2.1% 87.7%