Raghunathganj - II Community Development Block, with population of about 2.7 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 10th most populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 36 villages in the sub district, among them Sekandara is the most populous village with population of about 22 thousand and Kharkati is the least populous village with population of 61. Pirojpur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 8 km2 and Durgapur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 10 census towns in the sub district, those are - Teghari, Sahajadpur, Giria, Mithipur and Bara Jumla Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.7 lakh people, among them about 1.4 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (49%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raghunathganj - II community development block is 18%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 50 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 51% (about 1.3 lakh) live in Raghunathganj - II Sub District urban part and 49% (about 1.3 lakh) population live in the Raghunathganj - II Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Raghunathganj - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 265,336 242,008 23,242 86 46,730
Male 135,723 123,700 11,984 39 23,707
Female 129,613 118,308 11,258 47 23,023

Most populated Villages and Cities in Raghunathganj - II

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Sekandara 21668 Teghari 25058
Kasia Danga 14025 Sahajadpur 23280
Bahara 12862 Giria 17131
Kul Gachhi 11292 Mithipur 15260
Giria Kismat 7153 Bara Jumla 11074
Putia 4984 Krishna Sali 10742
Jhamra 4692 Osmanpur 10512
Dighir Pahar 4468 Jot Kamal 7685
Jot Sundar 4207 Khodarampur 7277
Mukundapur 4009 Donalia 6081

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 18% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 961 in Hindus are 929.

Religion wise population 2011 - Raghunathganj - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 265,336 47,403 217,502 169 5 14 95 0 148
Male 135,723 24,572 110,906 95 3 11 54 0 82
Female 129,613 22,831 106,596 74 2 3 41 0 66

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 37.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 31.9% which is -12.1% lower than male population growth rate of 44%. General caste population has increased by 35.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 68.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -78.3% and child population has increased by 11.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Raghunathganj - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 37.8% 35.7% 68.3% -78.3% 11.3%
Male 44% 42.2% 69.4% -82.2% 11.4%
Female 31.9% 29.5% 67.1% -73.6% 11.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 955 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 956, in schedule caste is 939 and in schedule tribe is 1205. There are 971 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 87 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Raghunathganj - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change -87 -94 -14 392 -1
2011 955 956 939 1205 971
2001 1042 1050 953 813 972

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Raghunathganj - II

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kharkati 1103 Donalia 998
Paschim Khandua 1044 Krishna Sali 965
Sekandara 993 Teghari 963
Jhamra 990 Bara Jumla 955
Enayet Nagar (P) 987 Sahajadpur 946
Kul Gachhi 981 Khodarampur 946
Babupur 979 Giria 946
Pirojpur 978 Mithipur 945
Kasia Danga 976 Osmanpur 935
Bahura 970 Jot Kamal 933

Literacy

Total about 1.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 72 thousand are male and about 61 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raghunathganj - II is 61%. 65% of male and 57% 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 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Raghunathganj - II

Total Male Female
Change 13.2% 8.2% 17.4%
2011 61.2% 64.7% 57.4%
2001 48% 56.5% 40%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Raghunathganj - II

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bahura 79 Jot Kamal 78
Durgapur 74 Khodarampur 67
Birendra Nagar 73 Osmanpur 67
Bara Simul 71 Sahajadpur 65
Pananagar (P) 71 Giria 64
Mukundapur 68 Krishna Sali 63
Jot Sundar 67 Teghari 61
Jayrampur (P) 67 Mithipur 61
Putia 66 Bara Jumla 60
Giria Kismat 66 Donalia 59

Workers profile

Raghunathganj - II has 44% (about 1.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 35% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 25% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Raghunathganj - II

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43.8% 36.3% 7.6% 56.2%
Male 51.8% 47% 4.9% 48.2%
Female 35.4% 25.1% 10.4% 64.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Raghunathganj - II

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Pirojpur 7.6 Giria 6.2
Paschim Khandua 6.1 Teghari 3.5
Kasia Danga 4.5 Mithipur 2.5
Sekandara 4.4 Osmanpur 1.6
Bahara 3 Sahajadpur 1.6
Putia 2.9 Jot Kamal 1.5
Kharkati 2.8 Donalia 1.2
Narukhaki 2.8 Krishna Sali 1.2
Jayrampur (P) 2.1 Bara Jumla 1
Dakshin Sekhalipur 2 Khodarampur 0.9