Ramchandrapur Census Town, with population of 6252 is Thakurpukur Mahestola sub district's the 3rd 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 Ramchandrapur census town is 1 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 4736 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Ramchandrapur Ward No 01 and the population of Ramchandrapur Ward No 01 is 6252.

Nearest railway station is Tollygunge which is 3 km far from here. Thakurpukur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 5 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipur which is 17 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2077 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 11°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6252 people, among them 3191 (51%) are male and 3061 (49%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ramchandrapur census town is 9%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 1563 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ramchandrapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,252 4,710 1,503 39 567
Male 3,191 2,355 813 23 324
Female 3,061 2,355 690 16 243

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Christians which contribute 15% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 943 in Christians are 1087 and in Muslims are 733.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ramchandrapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,252 5,102 104 962 10 1 3 1 69
Male 3,191 2,626 60 461 4 0 3 1 36
Female 3,061 2,476 44 501 6 1 0 0 33

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 10.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5659. Female population growth rate of the census town is 10.1% which is -0.7% lower than male population growth rate of 10.8%. General caste population has increased by 20.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -12.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 200% and child population has decreased by -0.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ramchandrapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.5% 20.2% -12.9% 200% -0.4%
Male 10.8% 18.7% -8.5% 283.3% 9.8%
Female 10.1% 21.6% -17.6% 128.6% -11.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, in schedule caste is 849 and in schedule tribe is 696. There are 750 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 decreased by 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 179 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ramchandrapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -7 24 -93 -471 -179
2011 959 1000 849 696 750
2001 966 976 942 1167 929

Literacy

Total 5081 people in the census town are literate, among them 2662 are male and 2419 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ramchandrapur is 89%. 93% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ramchandrapur

Total Male Female
Change 11.1% 7.9% 14.4%
2011 89.4% 92.8% 85.8%
2001 78.3% 84.9% 71.4%

Workers profile

Ramchandrapur has 40% (2481) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 20% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ramchandrapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.7% 32.6% 7.1% 60.3%
Male 58.5% 51% 7.6% 41.5%
Female 20% 13.4% 6.6% 80%