Garalgachha Census Town, with population of 5411 is Chanditala - II sub district's the 5th least populous census town located in Chanditala - II sub district of Hugli district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Garalgachha census town is 1 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 5357 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Garalgachha Ward No 01 and the population of Garalgachha Ward No 01 is 5411.

Nearest railway station is Dankuni which is 1 km far from here. Chanditala is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 1 km. District head quarter of the census town is Chinsurah which is 40 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 18 km far from here.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5411 people, among them 2760 (51%) are male and 2651 (49%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Garalgachha census town is 6%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1388 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Garalgachha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,411 5,263 143 5 347
Male 2,760 2,689 69 2 172
Female 2,651 2,574 74 3 175

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 962.

Religion wise population 2011 - Garalgachha

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,411 5,356 36 9 1 0 1 0 8
Male 2,760 2,730 19 5 1 0 0 0 5
Female 2,651 2,626 17 4 0 0 1 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 20.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4499. Female population growth rate of the census town is 22.9% which is 5.1% higher than male population growth rate of 17.8%. General caste population has increased by 20.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.1% and child population has increased by 7.1% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Garalgachha

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.3% 20.7% 2.1% 0% 7.1%
Male 17.8% 18.7% -9.2% 0% -8%
Female 22.9% 23% 15.6% 0% 27.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 1072 and in schedule tribe is 1500. There are 1017 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 40 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 284 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Garalgachha

Total General SC ST Child
Change 40 33 230 1500 284
2011 961 957 1072 1500 1017
2001 921 924 842 0 733

Literacy

Total 4763 people in the census town are literate, among them 2493 are male and 2270 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Garalgachha is 94%. 96% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Garalgachha

Total Male Female
Change 2.9% 0.5% 5.4%
2011 94.1% 96.3% 91.7%
2001 91.2% 95.8% 86.3%

Workers profile

Garalgachha has 36% (1951) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 10% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Garalgachha

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.1% 33.1% 3% 63.9%
Male 61.2% 57.3% 3.9% 38.8%
Female 9.9% 7.9% 2% 90.1%