Kalikapur Barasat Census Town, with population of 6104 is Jaynagar - I sub district's the 4th least populous census town located in Jaynagar - I sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Kalikapur Barasat census town is 1 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 4360 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Kalikapur Barasat Ward No 01 and the population of Kalikapur Barasat Ward No 01 is 6104.

Nearest railway station is Barasat which is 1 km far from here. Baruipur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 20 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 45 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2000 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6104 people, among them 3103 (51%) are male and 3001 (49%) are female. 43% of the whole population are from general caste, 57% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kalikapur Barasat census town is 8%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1481 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kalikapur Barasat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,104 2,632 3,457 15 502
Male 3,103 1,328 1,767 8 250
Female 3,001 1,304 1,690 7 252

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 974 in Muslims are 842.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kalikapur Barasat

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,104 5,879 175 33 2 3 1 2 9
Male 3,103 2,978 95 18 1 2 1 1 7
Female 3,001 2,901 80 15 1 1 0 1 2

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 19.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5091. Female population growth rate of the census town is 22.9% which is 5.8% higher than male population growth rate of 17.1%. General caste population has decreased by -0.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.8% and child population has increased by 2.9% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kalikapur Barasat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.9% -0.1% 40.8% 0% 2.9%
Male 17.1% -2.4% 37% 0% 6.8%
Female 22.9% 2.3% 44.9% 0% -0.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 967 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 982, in schedule caste is 956 and in schedule tribe is 875. There are 1008 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 46 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 77 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kalikapur Barasat

Total General SC ST Child
Change 46 44 52 875 -77
2011 967 982 956 875 1008
2001 921 938 904 0 1085

Literacy

Total 4999 people in the census town are literate, among them 2676 are male and 2323 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kalikapur Barasat is 89%. 94% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kalikapur Barasat

Total Male Female
Change 1.1% -1.3% 4.2%
2011 89.2% 93.8% 84.5%
2001 88.1% 95.1% 80.3%

Workers profile

Kalikapur Barasat has 35% (2109) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 10% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kalikapur Barasat

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.6% 32% 2.6% 65.4%
Male 58% 54.7% 3.4% 42%
Female 10.3% 8.5% 1.8% 89.7%