Baruipur Municipality, with population of about 53 thousand is South Twenty Four Parganas district's the 4th least populous municipality located in South Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Baruipur municipality is 10 km2 and it is the 4th smallest city by area in the district. Population density of the city is 5592 persons per km2. There are 17 wards in the city, among them Baruipur Ward No 10 is the most populous ward with population of 4815 and Baruipur Ward No 17 is the least populous ward with population of 1813.

Nearest railway station is Baruipur which is within the city. Baruipur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Alipore. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the city.

Demographics

The city is home to about 53 thousand people, among them about 27 thousand (50%) are male and about 26 thousand (50%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Baruipur municipality is 7%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Baruipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 53,128 39,654 13,157 317 3,763
Male 26,718 19,904 6,657 157 1,933
Female 26,410 19,750 6,500 160 1,830

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 990 in Muslims are 966 and in Christians are 1065.

Religion wise population 2011 - Baruipur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 53,128 47,416 4,678 762 28 9 2 2 231
Male 26,718 23,825 2,380 369 15 4 2 1 122
Female 26,410 23,591 2,298 393 13 5 0 1 109

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 18.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 45 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 20.7% which is 4.7% higher than male population growth rate of 16%. General caste population has increased by 18.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 51.7% and child population has decreased by -1.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Baruipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.3% 18.2% 17.9% 51.7% -1.7%
Male 16% 15.1% 18.2% 57% 0.3%
Female 20.7% 21.5% 17.6% 46.8% -3.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 988 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 992, in schedule caste is 976 and in schedule tribe is 1019. There are 947 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Baruipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 37 52 -6 -71 -40
2011 988 992 976 1019 947
2001 951 940 982 1090 987

Literacy

Total about 45 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 23 thousand are male and about 22 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Baruipur is 92%. 94% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Baruipur

Total Male Female
Change 2.6% 0.8% 4.6%
2011 92% 94.4% 89.6%
2001 89.4% 93.6% 85%

Workers profile

Baruipur has 36% (about 19 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 16% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Baruipur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.3% 32.7% 3.6% 63.7%
Male 56.7% 53% 3.6% 43.3%
Female 15.6% 12.1% 3.5% 84.4%