Bhagawangola - I Community Development Block, with population of about 2 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 8th least populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 54 villages in the sub district, among them Dakshin Hanumanta Nagar is the most populous village with population of about 20 thousand and Paschim Kasipur is the least populous village with population of 7. Dakshin Hanumanta Nagar is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 21 km2 and Chainpara is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2 lakh people, among them about 1 lakh (51%) are male and about 99 thousand (49%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhagawangola - I community development block is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 45 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Bhagawangola - I community development block live in the Bhagawangola - I Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhagawangola - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 202,071 187,287 14,557 227 28,933
Male 103,419 95,802 7,509 108 14,754
Female 98,652 91,485 7,048 119 14,179

Most populated Villages in Bhagawangola - I

Villages
Name Population
Dakshin Hanumanta Nagar 19813
Mahishasthali 17785
Habaspur 17148
Kantanagar 15587
Belia Syampur 11847
Telia 8259
Kasba Bahadurpur 7470
Digha 6171
Bhundar Kismat 5800
Madhya Gobindapur 4777

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 14% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 955 in Hindus are 944.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhagawangola - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 202,071 28,672 173,117 76 3 13 13 3 174
Male 103,419 14,748 88,530 34 2 7 9 2 87
Female 98,652 13,924 84,587 42 1 6 4 1 87

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 23.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 24.1% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 23.1%. General caste population has increased by 21.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 49.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 64.5% and child population has decreased by -4.8% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.6% 21.9% 49.7% 64.5% -4.8%
Male 23.1% 21.3% 51.2% 54.3% -4.3%
Female 24.1% 22.6% 48.2% 75% -5.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 954 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 955, in schedule caste is 939 and in schedule tribe is 1102. There are 961 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 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhagawangola - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 10 -19 131 -12
2011 954 955 939 1102 961
2001 946 945 958 971 973

Villages with highest sex ratio in Bhagawangola - I

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Paschim Kasipur 1333
Chainpara 1171
Mathbarenda 1049
Chengta 1031
Sadasib 1025
Naodapara 1003
Dakshini Nayakharida Babupur 1000
Mahespur 995
Kulgachi 989
Madapur 984

Literacy

Total about 1.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 60 thousand are male and about 56 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhagawangola - I is 67%. 68% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhagawangola - I

Total Male Female
Change 16.7% 14.2% 19.2%
2011 66.8% 67.6% 65.9%
2001 50.1% 53.4% 46.7%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Bhagawangola - I

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Dostina 79
Diar Syampur 77
Mathbarenda 76
Lalitakuri 75
Mahishasthali 74
Chainpara 74
Saaragachhi 74
Chhakka Nagar 73
Kantanagar 72
Barbaria 71

Workers profile

Bhagawangola - I has 32% (about 64 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 8% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhagawangola - I

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31.8% 24.9% 6.8% 68.2%
Male 54.4% 44.7% 9.7% 45.6%
Female 8% 4.1% 3.9% 92%

Biggest Villages in Bhagawangola - I