Nabagram Colony Census Town, with population of about 18 thousand is Serampur Uttarpara sub district's the 2nd most populous census town located in Serampur Uttarpara sub district of Hugli district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Nabagram Colony census town is 3 km2 and it is the 4th biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 7228 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Nabagram Colony Ward No 01 and the population of Nabagram Colony Ward No 01 is about 18 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Konnagar which is 1 km far from here. Uttarpara is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 7 km. District head quarter of the census town is Chinsurah which is 30 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 24 km far from here.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 18 thousand people, among them 9083 (49%) are male and 9275 (51%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nabagram Colony census town is 6%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 4951 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nabagram Colony

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18,358 17,279 1,044 35 1,087
Male 9,083 8,524 542 17 526
Female 9,275 8,755 502 18 561

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 100% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1021.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nabagram Colony

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 18,358 18,279 19 14 4 7 1 5 29
Male 9,083 9,043 9 7 3 3 1 2 15
Female 9,275 9,236 10 7 1 4 0 3 14

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -42.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 32 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is -39.6% which is 5.6% higher than male population growth rate of -45.2%. General caste population has decreased by -42.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -45.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -63.2% and child population has decreased by -62.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nabagram Colony

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -42.5% -42.3% -45.1% -63.2% -62.4%
Male -45.2% -45.2% -43.7% -67.3% -65.5%
Female -39.6% -39.1% -46.4% -58.1% -59%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1021 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1027, in schedule caste is 926 and in schedule tribe is 1059. There are 1067 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 95 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 169 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nabagram Colony

Total General SC ST Child
Change 95 103 -47 232 169
2011 1021 1027 926 1059 1067
2001 926 924 973 827 898

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 8307 are male and 8269 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nabagram Colony is 96%. 97% of male and 95% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nabagram Colony

Total Male Female
Change 4.2% 1.8% 6.8%
2011 96% 97.1% 94.9%
2001 91.8% 95.3% 88.1%

Workers profile

Nabagram Colony has 35% (6456) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 15% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nabagram Colony

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.2% 32.9% 2.3% 64.8%
Male 56.1% 53.8% 2.3% 43.9%
Female 14.7% 12.4% 2.3% 85.3%