Barkalikapur Census Town, with population of 4650 is Bishnupur - II sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Bishnupur - II sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Barkalikapur census town is 2 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 3079 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Barkalikapur Ward No 01 and the population of Barkalikapur Ward No 01 is 4650.

Nearest railway station is Budge Budge which is 15 km far from here. Alipore is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 28 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipore which is 28 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 49 km far from here. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 4650 people, among them 2322 (50%) are male and 2328 (50%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barkalikapur census town is 12%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 1088 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Barkalikapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,650 4,376 273 1 538
Male 2,322 2,192 130 0 252
Female 2,328 2,184 143 1 286

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 51% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 48% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1025 in Hindus are 977.

Religion wise population 2011 - Barkalikapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,650 2,252 2,389 4 1 1 0 0 3
Male 2,322 1,139 1,180 1 1 0 0 0 1
Female 2,328 1,113 1,209 3 0 1 0 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 15% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4043. Female population growth rate of the census town is 14.1% which is -1.8% lower than male population growth rate of 15.9%. General caste population has increased by 15.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1.9% and child population has increased by 0.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Barkalikapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15% 15.9% 1.9% 0% 0.7%
Male 15.9% 17.1% -0.8% 0% -5.3%
Female 14.1% 14.8% 4.4% 0% 6.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1003 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 1100. There are 1135 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 127 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Barkalikapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -15 -21 54 0 127
2011 1003 996 1100 0 1135
2001 1018 1017 1046 0 1008

Literacy

Total 3174 people in the census town are literate, among them 1690 are male and 1484 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barkalikapur is 77%. 82% 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 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Barkalikapur

Total Male Female
Change 10.8% 7.9% 13.4%
2011 77.2% 81.6% 72.7%
2001 66.4% 73.7% 59.3%

Workers profile

Barkalikapur has 42% (1970) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 22% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Barkalikapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42.4% 27.3% 15.1% 57.6%
Male 62.3% 44.2% 18.1% 37.7%
Female 22.5% 10.5% 12% 77.5%