Haora Municipal Corporation, with population of about 10.8 lakh is Haora district's only municipal corporation located in Haora district of the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Haora municipal corporation is 52 km2. Population density of the city is 20817 persons per km2. There are 50 wards in the city, among them Haora (m Corp) Ward No 50 is the most populous ward with population of about 59 thousand and Haora (m Corp) Ward No 32 is the least populous ward with population of 7380.

Nearest railway station is Haora which is within the city. Haora Sadar is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Haora. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the city and is 3 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1365 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 10.8 lakh people, among them about 5.6 lakh (52%) are male and about 5.2 lakh (48%) are female. 96% 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 Haora municipal corporation is 8%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 2.4 lakh households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Haora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,077,075 1,038,711 35,025 3,339 91,315
Male 561,220 541,196 18,289 1,735 47,267
Female 515,855 497,515 16,736 1,604 44,048

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 922 in Muslims are 903 and in Jains are 949.

Religion wise population 2011 - Haora

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,077,075 890,984 164,261 3,636 2,057 434 8,124 517 7,062
Male 561,220 463,645 86,312 1,763 1,085 242 4,169 282 3,722
Female 515,855 427,339 77,949 1,873 972 192 3,955 235 3,340

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 919 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 915 and in schedule tribe is 924. There are 932 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total about 8.7 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 4.7 lakh are male and about 4.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Haora is 89%. 91% of male and 86% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Haora has 37% (about 4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 12% female population are working population. 56% 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 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Haora

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.9% 33.3% 3.5% 63.1%
Male 60% 56.3% 3.6% 40%
Female 11.7% 8.3% 3.4% 88.3%