Suti - I Community Development Block, with population of about 1.8 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 46 villages in the sub district, among them Ahiron is the most populous village with population of about 17 thousand and Paschimnurpur is the least populous village with population of 99. Bangasbati is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 14 km2 and Arazi Gotha is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 4 census towns in the sub district, those are - Nayabahadurpur, Fatellapur, Ramakantapur and Madna Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.8 lakh people, among them about 92 thousand (51%) are male and about 88 thousand (49%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Suti - I community development block is 17%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 37 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 84% (about 1.5 lakh) live in Suti - I Sub District rural part and 16% (about 29 thousand) population live in the Suti - I Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Suti - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 179,908 153,787 25,860 261 31,398
Male 91,905 78,600 13,160 145 16,121
Female 88,003 75,187 12,700 116 15,277

Most populated Villages and Cities in Suti - I

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Ahiron 17079 Nayabahadurpur 9239
Bahutali 15963 Fatellapur 7207
Harua 9012 Ramakantapur 6347
Hilora 7667 Madna 6312
Gambhira 7097
Bangasbati 6378
Sidhari 5362
Sadikpur 5245
Kadoa 5159
Fatehpur 4875

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 58% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 42% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 962 in Hindus are 952.

Religion wise population 2011 - Suti - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 179,908 74,884 104,616 40 8 5 1 1 353
Male 91,905 38,359 53,333 22 5 2 1 0 183
Female 88,003 36,525 51,283 18 3 3 0 1 170

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 29% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 27.8% which is -2.4% lower than male population growth rate of 30.2%. General caste population has increased by 28.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 36.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -33.8% and child population has increased by 4.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Suti - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29% 28.1% 36.2% -33.8% 4.5%
Male 30.2% 29.3% 37.1% -27.9% 5.4%
Female 27.8% 26.9% 35.3% -39.9% 3.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 958 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 965 and in schedule tribe is 800. There are 948 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 decreased by 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Suti - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change -17 -18 -13 -160 -16
2011 958 957 965 800 948
2001 975 975 978 960 964

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Suti - I

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Aluani 1081 Madna 1008
Chaksaiyadpur 1031 Ramakantapur 975
Alampur 996 Fatellapur 940
Bhelian 994 Nayabahadurpur 930
Bangasbati 994
Panchberia 986
Panchigachhi 985
Amarpur 985
Arazi Ramakantapur 973
Fatehpur 972

Literacy

Total about 86 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 48 thousand are male and about 39 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Suti - I is 58%. 63% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Suti - I

Total Male Female
Change 13.7% 9.9% 17.5%
2011 58.1% 62.8% 53.1%
2001 44.4% 52.9% 35.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Suti - I

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Nazirpur 85 Fatellapur 72
Alampur 78 Nayabahadurpur 60
Rosanpur 75 Madna 59
Ghorapakhiagangin 74 Ramakantapur 58
Sujanipara 74
Bahadurpur 74
Atpalgachhi 73
Jehelinagar 72
Chandpur 70
Ajagarpara 68

Workers profile

Suti - I has 44% (about 79 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 37% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Suti - I

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43.9% 30.3% 13.6% 56.1%
Male 50.5% 41.7% 8.7% 49.5%
Female 37% 18.4% 18.6% 63%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Suti - I

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bangasbati 14.2 Nayabahadurpur 3.3
Hilora 12 Fatellapur 2
Gambhira 10.6 Madna 1.1
Bahutali 10.5 Ramakantapur 0.4
Ahiron 8.8
Kadoa 6.6
Paschimnurpur 5.8
Sadikpur 5.7
Aluani 4.4
Dahina 3.9