Shyampur Census Town, with population of about 22 thousand is Magrahat - II sub district's the most populous census town located in Magrahat - II sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Shyampur census town is 7 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2956 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Shyampur Ward No 01 and the population of Shyampur Ward No 01 is about 22 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Magrahat which is 2 km far from here. Magrahat is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 12 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipore which is 45 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 50 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 156.33 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35°C and minimum temperature goes down to 11°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 22 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (52%) are male and about 11 thousand (48%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shyampur census town is 13%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 4863 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shyampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22,024 16,238 5,682 104 2,850
Male 11,415 8,366 2,995 54 1,417
Female 10,609 7,872 2,687 50 1,433

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 50% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 49% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 956 in Hindus are 905.

Religion wise population 2011 - Shyampur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 22,024 10,743 11,095 155 0 1 1 0 29
Male 11,415 5,639 5,671 81 0 0 0 0 24
Female 10,609 5,104 5,424 74 0 1 1 0 5

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 18.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 18.5% which is 0.8% higher than male population growth rate of 17.7%. General caste population has increased by 22.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.6% and child population has decreased by -6.3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shyampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.1% 22.8% 4.6% 0% -6.3%
Male 17.7% 22.4% 4.5% 0% -11.8%
Female 18.5% 23.2% 4.8% 0% -0.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 929 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 941, in schedule caste is 897 and in schedule tribe is 926. There are 1011 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 117 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shyampur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 6 3 926 117
2011 929 941 897 926 1011
2001 923 935 894 0 894

Literacy

Total about 15 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 8670 are male and 6560 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shyampur is 79%. 87% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shyampur

Total Male Female
Change 7.5% 3.3% 12.1%
2011 79.4% 86.7% 71.5%
2001 71.9% 83.4% 59.4%

Workers profile

Shyampur has 35% (7649) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 14% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shyampur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.7% 24.9% 9.8% 65.3%
Male 54.3% 42.9% 11.5% 45.7%
Female 13.6% 5.5% 8.1% 86.4%