Rajganj Community Development Block, with population of about 3.7 lakh is Jalpaiguri district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Jalpaiguri district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 26 villages in the sub district, among them Sukani is the most populous village with population of about 35 thousand and Araji Bhelakoba III is the least populous village with population of 296. Junglee Mohal is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 253 km2 and Araji Bhelakoba III is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 3 census towns in the sub district, those are - Dabgram (P), Binnaguri and Chakiabhita Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.7 lakh people, among them about 1.9 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.8 lakh (48%) are female. 46% of the whole population are from general caste, 50% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rajganj community development block is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 82 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 51% (about 1.9 lakh) live in Rajganj Sub District rural part and 49% (about 1.8 lakh) population live in the Rajganj Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rajganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 373,776 173,144 185,246 15,386 48,038
Male 193,185 89,895 95,442 7,848 24,637
Female 180,591 83,249 89,804 7,538 23,401

Most populated Villages and Cities in Rajganj

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Sukani 35276 Dabgram (P) 119040
Sannyasikata 27044 Binnaguri 58840
Junglee Mohal 21408 Chakiabhita 5251
Shikarpur 19437
Kukurjan 11995
Guzrimari 9094
Chhat Guzrimari 8127
Pani Kauri 6613
Simulguri 5973
Kismat Sukani 5911

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 79% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 19% 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 930 in Muslims are 952 and in Christians are 946.

Religion wise population 2011 - Rajganj

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 373,776 295,907 72,333 3,976 142 846 32 29 511
Male 193,185 153,287 37,059 2,043 95 406 17 16 262
Female 180,591 142,620 35,274 1,933 47 440 15 13 249

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 31.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 32.3% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of 31%. General caste population has increased by 29.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.9% and child population has decreased by -8.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rajganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31.6% 29.8% 34.4% 20.9% -8.9%
Male 31% 28.5% 34.4% 20.7% -8.2%
Female 32.3% 31.2% 34.4% 21.2% -9.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 935 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 926, in schedule caste is 941 and in schedule tribe is 960. There are 950 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rajganj

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 19 -1 4 -15
2011 935 926 941 960 950
2001 926 907 942 956 965

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Rajganj

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Araji Bhelakoba III 1041 Dabgram (P) 949
Lalitabari 1004 Binnaguri 945
Mehendigachh 992 Chakiabhita 931
Araji Bhelakoba II 979
Mantadari 966
Ambari Falakata 965
Badlagachha 963
Jugibhita 958
Kukurjan 957
Pani Kauri 953

Literacy

Total about 2.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.3 lakh are male and about 1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rajganj is 72%. 79% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rajganj

Total Male Female
Change 13.0% 8.0% 18.7%
2011 72.1% 78.5% 65.2%
2001 59.1% 70.5% 46.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Rajganj

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Simulguri 90 Chakiabhita 79
Kamarbhita 82 Dabgram (P) 73
Ambari Falakata 79 Binnaguri 67
Balai Gachh 79
Chhat Shikarpur 79
Chhat Guzrimari 77
Kukurjan 77
Jugibhita 76
Sukani 75
Mahanbhita 75

Workers profile

Rajganj has 38% (about 1.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 18% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rajganj

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.5% 30% 7.6% 62.5%
Male 55.9% 48.9% 7% 44.1%
Female 17.9% 9.7% 8.2% 82.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Rajganj

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Junglee Mohal 253.1 Binnaguri 58.9
Sannyasikata 56.7 Dabgram (P) 24.1
Sukani 55.8 Chakiabhita 3.8
Shikarpur 33.8
Kukurjan 23.9
Pani Kauri 12.7
Chhat Guzrimari 12
Mantadari 11.8
Kismat Sukani 8.5
Guzrimari 7.9