Bishnupur Census Town, with population of 5030 is Bishnupur - I sub district's the least populous census town located in Bishnupur - I sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Bishnupur 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 2779 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Bishnupur Ward No 01 and the population of Bishnupur Ward No 01 is 5030.

Nearest railway station is Majherhat which is within the census town. Bishnupur is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Alipur. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 60 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5030 people, among them 2561 (51%) are male and 2469 (49%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bishnupur census town is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1254 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bishnupur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,030 3,776 1,248 6 431
Male 2,561 1,936 621 4 219
Female 2,469 1,840 627 2 212

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Christians which contribute 9% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 6% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 958 in Christians are 1009 and in Muslims are 1000.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bishnupur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,030 4,276 300 452 0 0 0 1 1
Male 2,561 2,184 150 225 0 0 0 1 1
Female 2,469 2,092 150 227 0 0 0 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 11% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4530. Female population growth rate of the census town is 15.5% which is 8.4% higher than male population growth rate of 7.1%. General caste population has increased by 15.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -1.9% and child population has increased by 7.8% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bishnupur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11% 15.9% -1.9% 0% 7.8%
Male 7.1% 12.2% -6.8% 0% -3.5%
Female 15.5% 20.1% 3.5% 0% 22.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 964 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 950, in schedule caste is 1010 and in schedule tribe is 500. There are 968 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 70 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 206 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bishnupur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 70 62 100 500 206
2011 964 950 1010 500 968
2001 894 888 910 0 762

Literacy

Total 4099 people in the census town are literate, among them 2180 are male and 1919 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bishnupur is 89%. 93% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bishnupur

Total Male Female
Change -0.2% -1.2% 1.1%
2011 89.1% 93.1% 85%
2001 89.3% 94.3% 83.9%

Workers profile

Bishnupur has 38% (1918) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 16% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bishnupur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.1% 32.2% 5.9% 61.9%
Male 59.4% 52.9% 6.5% 40.6%
Female 16.1% 10.8% 5.3% 83.9%