Santaldih Thermal Power Project-Town Census Town, with population of 2507 is Para sub district's the least populous census town located in Para sub district of Puruliya district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Santaldih Thermal Power Project-Town census town is 5 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 506 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Santaldih Thermal Power Project-town Ward No 01 and the population of Santaldih Thermal Power Project-town Ward No 01 is 2507.

Nearest railway station is Santaldih which is 3 km far from here. Santaldih Kanki Bazar is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Puruliya which is 42 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 330 km far from here. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 48°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 2507 people, among them 1371 (55%) are male and 1136 (45%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Santaldih Thermal Power Project-Town census town is 8%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 715 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Santaldih Thermal Power Project-Town

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,507 2,289 180 38 208
Male 1,371 1,252 99 20 110
Female 1,136 1,037 81 18 98

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 823 in Muslims are 817.

Religion wise population 2011 - Santaldih Thermal Power Project-Town

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,507 2,326 149 3 19 2 0 0 8
Male 1,371 1,276 82 1 9 1 0 0 2
Female 1,136 1,050 67 2 10 1 0 0 6

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -46.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4679. Female population growth rate of the census town is -45.5% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of -47.2%. General caste population has decreased by -46.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -43.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -49.3% and child population has decreased by -40.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Santaldih Thermal Power Project-Town

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -46.4% -46.6% -43.4% -49.3% -40.4%
Male -47.2% -47.3% -44.4% -50% -38.2%
Female -45.5% -45.7% -42.1% -48.6% -42.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 829 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 828, in schedule caste is 818 and in schedule tribe is 900. There are 891 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 70 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Santaldih Thermal Power Project-Town

Total General SC ST Child
Change 26 25 31 25 -70
2011 829 828 818 900 891
2001 803 803 787 875 961

Literacy

Total 2217 people in the census town are literate, among them 1242 are male and 975 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Santaldih Thermal Power Project-Town is 96%. 98% of male and 94% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Santaldih Thermal Power Project-Town

Total Male Female
Change 2.8% 0.4% 6.0%
2011 96.4% 98.5% 93.9%
2001 93.6% 98.1% 87.9%

Workers profile

Santaldih Thermal Power Project-Town has 34% (863) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 8% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Santaldih Thermal Power Project-Town

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.4% 33.4% 1% 65.6%
Male 56.5% 54.8% 1.8% 43.5%
Female 7.7% 7.6% 0.2% 92.3%