Bhagawangola - II Community Development Block, with population of about 1.6 lakh is Murshidabad district's the least populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 56 villages in the sub district, among them Nasipur is the most populous village with population of about 26 thousand and Giridharipur is the least populous village with population of 140. Khamar Diar is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 20 km2 and Ranitala is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.6 lakh people, among them about 81 thousand (51%) are male and about 77 thousand (49%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhagawangola - II community development block is 15%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 37 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhagawangola - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 158,024 152,761 5,218 45 23,473
Male 80,699 77,954 2,720 25 11,929
Female 77,325 74,807 2,498 20 11,544

Most populated Villages in Bhagawangola - II

Villages
Name Population
Nasipur 25644
Khamar Diar 8385
Dakshin Sahar 7849
Kolan Radhakantapur 6435
Khagjana 6232
Pukhuria 5904
Bhandara 5747
Benipur 5167
Sankarpur 4346
Amdahara Haziganja 4281

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 962 in Hindus are 931.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhagawangola - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 158,024 16,566 141,317 36 1 4 2 24 74
Male 80,699 8,577 72,043 18 0 2 2 14 43
Female 77,325 7,989 69,274 18 1 2 0 10 31

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 21.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 22.6% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of 20.7%. General caste population has increased by 19.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 197.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -40.8% and child population has decreased by -2.4% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.7% 19.3% 197.2% -40.8% -2.4%
Male 20.7% 18.3% 195.3% -34.2% -0.6%
Female 22.6% 20.3% 199.2% -47.4% -4.1%

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 960, in schedule caste is 918 and in schedule tribe is 800. There are 968 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 35 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhagawangola - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 16 11 -200 -35
2011 958 960 918 800 968
2001 943 944 907 1000 1003

Villages with highest sex ratio in Bhagawangola - II

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Goalpara 1096
Kalyan Nagar 1054
Joyrampur 1043
Balijana 1039
Pirojpur 1018
Ramnapara 1012
Arazi Nista 1010
Daulatpur 1010
Dakshin Basudebpur 1004
Pukhuria 999

Literacy

Total about 85 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 43 thousand are male and about 41 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhagawangola - II is 63%. 63% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhagawangola - II

Total Male Female
Change 15.6% 13.0% 18.6%
2011 62.8% 62.6% 63.1%
2001 47.2% 49.6% 44.5%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Bhagawangola - II

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Jogopur 76
Kamal Chak 76
Mathurapur 74
Saidpur 72
Mehadipur 72
Purba Gobindapur 72
Daulatpur 69
Nasipur 68
Rajabati 68
Ramnapara 68

Workers profile

Bhagawangola - II has 31% (about 48 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 5% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhagawangola - II

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.7% 22.8% 7.8% 69.3%
Male 55% 42.7% 12.3% 45%
Female 5.2% 2.1% 3.2% 94.8%

Biggest Villages in Bhagawangola - II

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Khamar Diar 19.9
Nasipur 15.5
Jazira Char Dumuria 12.7
Kolan Radhakantapur 6.7
Pukhuria 4.7
Kamari 3.9
Khagjana 3.6
Dakshin Sahar 3.6
Bhandara 3.4
Jhikra 3.3