Chata Kalikapur Census Town, with population of about 25 thousand is Thakurpukur Mahestola sub district's the most populous census town located in Thakurpukur Mahestola sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Chata Kalikapur census town is 6 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 4414 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Chata Kalikapur Ward No 01 and the population of Chata Kalikapur Ward No 01 is about 25 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Akra which is 5 km far from here. Alipur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 16 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipur which is 16 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 21 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2170 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 25 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (51%) are male and about 12 thousand (49%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chata Kalikapur census town is 13%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 5251 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chata Kalikapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24,985 22,843 2,139 3 3,318
Male 12,709 11,621 1,088 0 1,642
Female 12,276 11,222 1,051 3 1,676

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 19% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 961 in Hindus are 985.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chata Kalikapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 24,985 4,769 20,164 9 1 11 0 0 31
Male 12,709 2,403 10,282 3 1 5 0 0 15
Female 12,276 2,366 9,882 6 0 6 0 0 16

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 24.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 25.5% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 23.1%. General caste population has increased by 21.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 64.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -91.7% and child population has increased by 9.3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chata Kalikapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.3% 21.8% 64.4% -91.7% 9.3%
Male 23.1% 20.5% 65.3% -100% 7.1%
Female 25.5% 23% 63.5% -80% 11.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 966 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 966, in schedule caste is 966. There are 1021 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chata Kalikapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 20 -11 -714 40
2011 966 966 966 0 1021
2001 947 946 977 714 981

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 8941 are male and 7774 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chata Kalikapur is 77%. 81% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chata Kalikapur

Total Male Female
Change 10.7% 8.3% 13.4%
2011 77.1% 80.8% 73.3%
2001 66.4% 72.5% 59.9%

Workers profile

Chata Kalikapur has 35% (8785) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 10% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chata Kalikapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.2% 31.7% 3.5% 64.8%
Male 59.4% 55.4% 4.1% 40.6%
Female 10% 7.1% 2.9% 90%