Madarihat Community Development Block, with population of about 2 lakh is Alipurduar district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Alipurduar district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 48 villages in the sub district, among them Birpara Tea Garden is the most populous village with population of about 42 thousand and Titi Forest is the least populous village with population of 38. Titi Forest is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 31 km2 and Lankapara Hat is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 census towns in the sub district, those are - Uttar Madarihat and Sisha-Jumrha Census Towns.


The sub district is home to about 2 lakh people, among them about 1 lakh (50%) are male and about 1 lakh (50%) are female. 47% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 39% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Madarihat community development block is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 44 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 93% (about 1.9 lakh) live in Madarihat Sub District rural part and 7% (about 14 thousand) population live in the Madarihat Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Madarihat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 202,026 94,899 28,813 78,314 24,382
Male 101,536 48,155 14,406 38,975 12,339
Female 100,490 46,744 14,407 39,339 12,043

Most populated Villages and Cities in Madarihat

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 8% population all other religious communities contribute 8% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 987 in Muslims are 940 and in Christians are 1042

Religion wise population 2011 - Madarihat

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 202,026 146,924 22,049 15,811 198 11,322 87 5,481 154
Male 101,536 73,946 11,368 7,742 113 5,547 47 2,698 75
Female 100,490 72,978 10,681 8,069 85 5,775 40 2,783 79

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 990 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 971, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 1009. There are 976 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district.

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Madarihat


Total about 1.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 68 thousand are male and about 53 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Madarihat is 68%. 76% of male and 60% of female population are literate here.

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Madarihat

Workers profile

Madarihat has 40% (about 82 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 29% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Madarihat

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.4% 28.4% 12% 59.6%
Male 51.8% 39% 12.7% 48.2%
Female 29% 17.6% 11.3% 71%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Madarihat