Ajodhyanagar Census Town, with population of 4409 is Magrahat - I sub district's the least populous census town located in Magrahat - I sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Ajodhyanagar 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 4281 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Ajodhyanagar Ward No 01 and the population of Ajodhyanagar Ward No 01 is 4409.

Nearest railway station is Magrahat which is within the census town. Madarihat is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 10 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipore which is 29 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town.

Demographics

The census town is home to 4409 people, among them 2173 (49%) are male and 2236 (51%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ajodhyanagar census town is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 881 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ajodhyanagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,409 3,949 460 0 584
Male 2,173 1,962 211 0 306
Female 2,236 1,987 249 0 278

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 77% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 23% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1003 in Hindus are 1123.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ajodhyanagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,409 1,002 3,391 6 2 0 1 0 7
Male 2,173 472 1,693 3 1 0 1 0 3
Female 2,236 530 1,698 3 1 0 0 0 4

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 9.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4013. Female population growth rate of the census town is 12% which is 4.3% higher than male population growth rate of 7.7%. General caste population has increased by 11.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.4% and child population has decreased by -11.8% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ajodhyanagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.9% 11.1% 0.4% 0% -11.8%
Male 7.7% 8.6% 0% 0% -2.5%
Female 12% 13.6% 0.8% 0% -20.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1029 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1013, in schedule caste is 1180. There are 908 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 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 200 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ajodhyanagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 39 45 9 0 -200
2011 1029 1013 1180 0 908
2001 990 968 1171 0 1108

Literacy

Total 2691 people in the census town are literate, among them 1438 are male and 1253 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ajodhyanagar is 70%. 77% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ajodhyanagar

Total Male Female
Change 11.6% 8.8% 14.9%
2011 70.4% 77% 64%
2001 58.8% 68.2% 49.1%

Workers profile

Ajodhyanagar has 30% (1309) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 7% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ajodhyanagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29.7% 23.3% 6.4% 70.3%
Male 52.6% 43.3% 9.3% 47.4%
Female 7.4% 3.8% 3.6% 92.6%