Alipur Census Town, with population of 5937 is Jaynagar - I sub district's the 3rd 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 Alipur census town is 2 km2 and it is the 4th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 3906 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Alipur Ward No 01 and the population of Alipur Ward No 01 is 5937.

Nearest railway station is Baharu which is 3 km far from here. Joynagar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 4 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipore which is 40 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 45 km far from here. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5937 people, among them 2938 (49%) are male and 2999 (51%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Alipur census town is 14%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1132 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Alipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,937 5,937 0 0 839
Male 2,938 2,938 0 0 416
Female 2,999 2,999 0 0 423

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1025 in Hindus are 1024.

Religion wise population 2011 - Alipur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,937 257 5,643 7 0 1 0 0 29
Male 2,938 127 2,786 1 0 0 0 0 24
Female 2,999 130 2,857 6 0 1 0 0 5

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 20.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4915. Female population growth rate of the census town is 25.6% which is 9.4% higher than male population growth rate of 16.2%. General caste population has increased by 21.2% and child population has increased by 0.5% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Alipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.8% 21.2% -100% 0% 0.5%
Male 16.2% 16.6% -100% 0% -5%
Female 25.6% 26.1% -100% 0% 6.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1021 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1021,. There are 1017 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 77 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 111 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Alipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 77 77 -1000 0 111
2011 1021 1021 0 0 1017
2001 944 944 1000 0 906

Literacy

Total 3429 people in the census town are literate, among them 1871 are male and 1558 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Alipur is 67%. 74% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Alipur

Total Male Female
Change 4.2% 3.7% 5.1%
2011 67.3% 74.2% 60.5%
2001 63.1% 70.5% 55.4%

Workers profile

Alipur has 33% (1941) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 13% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Alipur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.7% 26.9% 5.8% 67.3%
Male 53.3% 46.8% 6.5% 46.7%
Female 12.5% 7.5% 5.1% 87.5%