Sagardighi Community Development Block, with population of about 3.1 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 5th most populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 178 villages in the sub district, among them Kabilpur is the most populous village with population of about 16 thousand and Chandpur Chak is the least populous village with population of 10. Baragara is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 7 km2 and Maliadanga is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.1 lakh people, among them about 1.6 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.5 lakh (49%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sagardighi community development block is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 68 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sagardighi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 310,461 232,342 58,308 19,811 46,641
Male 158,641 118,566 29,969 10,106 23,874
Female 151,820 113,776 28,339 9,705 22,767

Most populated Villages in Sagardighi

Villages
Name Population
Kabilpur 16489
Balia 10299
Popara 10107
Dasturhat 9959
Kantanagar 9453
Bokhara 8000
Char Mathurapur 7112
Ramna Sekhdighi 6367
Jugor 6080
Charkabilpur 5438

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 65% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 32% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 963 in Hindus are 946 and in Christians are 950.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sagardighi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 310,461 97,968 200,796 5,757 44 17 45 5,569 265
Male 158,641 50,348 102,287 2,953 25 12 24 2,863 129
Female 151,820 47,620 98,509 2,804 19 5 21 2,706 136

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 23.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 22.7% which is -0.7% lower than male population growth rate of 23.4%. General caste population has increased by 22%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 17.3% and child population has decreased by -4.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sagardighi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.1% 22% 29.6% 17.3% -4.4%
Male 23.4% 22.3% 30.2% 17% -3.8%
Female 22.7% 21.7% 28.9% 17.7% -5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 960, in schedule caste is 946 and in schedule tribe is 960. There are 954 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sagardighi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -5 -5 -9 6 -11
2011 957 960 946 960 954
2001 962 965 955 954 965

Villages with highest sex ratio in Sagardighi

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Ujalmanik 1148
Bhabki 1127
Nispibiral 1120
Chak Ghachua 1099
Dwarikapara 1097
Baganhat 1089
Tagarpur 1075
Bangsia 1053
Megha 1045
Garerpahar 1045

Literacy

Total about 1.7 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 92 thousand are male and about 80 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sagardighi is 65%. 68% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sagardighi

Total Male Female
Change 12.7% 9.5% 15.9%
2011 65.3% 68.3% 62.1%
2001 52.6% 58.8% 46.2%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Sagardighi

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Chandpur Chak 89
Harhari 85
Parulia 84
Chargachhi 83
Ratanpur 82
Dangapara 82
Sihara 81
Tagarpur 80
Popara 80
Kanidighi 79

Workers profile

Sagardighi has 36% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 17% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sagardighi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36% 26.8% 9.2% 64%
Male 54.2% 44.7% 9.5% 45.8%
Female 17% 8% 9% 83%

Biggest Villages in Sagardighi

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Baragara 7.1
Chandpara 6.8
Naopara 6.7
Kanchia Bishnudanga 6.4
Morgram 6.3
Manigram 6.2
Kherur 6.1
Bokhara 5.8
Dohali Dangapara 5.2
Dasturhat 5.2