Lalgola Community Development Block, with population of about 3.4 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 84 villages in the sub district, among them Lalgola is the most populous village with population of about 32 thousand and Kuchidanga is the least populous village with population of 18. Dakshin Ashria Daha is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 9 km2 and Khosalpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.4 lakh people, among them about 1.7 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.6 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 Lalgola community development block is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 70 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Lalgola community development block live in the Lalgola Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lalgola

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 335,831 304,415 31,248 168 54,961
Male 170,997 154,809 16,092 96 27,803
Female 164,834 149,606 15,156 72 27,158

Most populated Villages in Lalgola

Villages
Name Population
Lalgola 31698
Krishnapur 19462
Bayra 15259
Maia 15131
Paharpur 13368
Paikpara 12138
Diar Fatepur 10536
Rajarampur 10528
Bajupur Madhupur 9771
Nadaipur 9401

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 20% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 969 in Hindus are 946.

Religion wise population 2011 - Lalgola

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 335,831 65,493 269,500 192 33 12 227 5 369
Male 170,997 33,651 136,905 113 18 7 121 0 182
Female 164,834 31,842 132,595 79 15 5 106 5 187

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 25.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 26% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 25%. General caste population has increased by 26.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -40.8% and child population has increased by 3.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lalgola

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.5% 26.5% 16.6% -40.8% 3.7%
Male 25% 25.9% 17.2% -30.4% 4%
Female 26% 27.2% 16.1% -50.7% 3.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 964 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 966, in schedule caste is 942 and in schedule tribe is 750. There are 977 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lalgola

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 9 -9 -308 -5
2011 964 966 942 750 977
2001 956 957 951 1058 982

Villages with highest sex ratio in Lalgola

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Basumati 1162
Simulia 1105
Khosalpur 1092
Deoan Sarai 1059
Egdalia 1055
Ramnabag Sarai 1046
Jagarpara 1028
Arazi Narayanpur 1028
Fatepur 1028
Gouridaspur 1012

Literacy

Total about 1.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 94 thousand are male and about 86 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lalgola is 64%. 66% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lalgola

Total Male Female
Change 13.7% 10.6% 17.0%
2011 64.3% 65.8% 62.8%
2001 50.6% 55.2% 45.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Lalgola

Workers profile

Lalgola has 35% (about 1.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 17% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lalgola

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.8% 24.3% 10.6% 65.2%
Male 51.6% 39.9% 11.7% 48.4%
Female 17.5% 8.1% 9.4% 82.5%

Biggest Villages in Lalgola

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Dakshin Ashria Daha 9
Nadaipur 7.1
Bayra 7
Lalgola 5.9
Upar Fatepur 5.8
Maia 5.4
Paharpur 5
Rajarampur 4.9
Ganespur 4.7
Basui 4.5