Hanspukuria Census Town, with population of 3887 is Thakurpukur Mahestola sub district's the least 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 Hanspukuria census town is 2 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2399 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Hanspukuria Ward No 01 and the population of Hanspukuria Ward No 01 is 3887.

Nearest railway station is Majerhat which is within the census town. Thakurpukur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 3 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipur which is 15 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 22 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2150 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 3887 people, among them 1888 (49%) are male and 1999 (51%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 29% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Hanspukuria census town is 8%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 948 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Hanspukuria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,887 2,766 1,118 3 317
Male 1,888 1,286 601 1 168
Female 1,999 1,480 517 2 149

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1064 in Muslims are 978 and in Christians are 1093.

Religion wise population 2011 - Hanspukuria

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,887 3,420 358 90 12 3 2 0 2
Male 1,888 1,657 181 43 5 1 0 0 1
Female 1,999 1,763 177 47 7 2 2 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -7.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4183. Female population growth rate of the census town is 9% which is 28.6% higher than male population growth rate of -19.6%. General caste population has decreased by -1.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -18% and child population has decreased by -9.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Hanspukuria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -7.1% -1.9% -18% 0% -9.7%
Male -19.6% -23% -11.4% 0% -6.7%
Female 9% 28.9% -24.6% 0% -12.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1059 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1151, in schedule caste is 860 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 887 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 278 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 63 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Hanspukuria

Total General SC ST Child
Change 278 464 -152 2000 -63
2011 1059 1151 860 2000 887
2001 781 687 1012 0 950

Literacy

Total 3127 people in the census town are literate, among them 1581 are male and 1546 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Hanspukuria is 88%. 92% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 16% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Hanspukuria

Total Male Female
Change 14.8% 16.3% 14.4%
2011 87.6% 91.9% 83.6%
2001 72.8% 75.6% 69.2%

Workers profile

Hanspukuria has 43% (1664) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 24% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Hanspukuria

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42.8% 35.9% 6.9% 57.2%
Male 62.7% 56.7% 6% 37.3%
Female 24.1% 16.4% 7.7% 75.9%