Raninagar - II Community Development Block, with population of about 1.9 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 6th least populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 30 villages in the sub district, among them Katlamari is the most populous village with population of about 33 thousand and Sarandajpur is the least populous village with population of 355. Babaltali is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 19 km2 and Sitanagar Chainpara is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.9 lakh people, among them about 97 thousand (51%) are male and about 94 thousand (49%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raninagar - II 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 Raninagar - II community development block live in the Raninagar - II Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Raninagar - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 190,885 168,146 22,189 550 26,382
Male 97,359 85,776 11,305 278 13,382
Female 93,526 82,370 10,884 272 13,000

Most populated Villages in Raninagar - II

Villages
Name Population
Katlamari 33290
Babaltali 20177
Rajanagar 17194
Godhanpara 14173
Ramnagar Doemkanun 11781
Malibari 11586
Nabipur 9092
Tejsingpur 7702
Char Bansgara 6585
Majhardiar 6176

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 19% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 960 in Hindus are 964.

Religion wise population 2011 - Raninagar - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 190,885 36,331 154,188 124 5 9 4 2 222
Male 97,359 18,503 78,674 62 3 5 3 1 108
Female 93,526 17,828 75,514 62 2 4 1 1 114

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 22.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 24.2% which is 3.8% higher than male population growth rate of 20.4%. General caste population has increased by 9.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 669.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 69.8% and child population has increased by 0.2% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.2% 9.9% 669.1% 69.8% 0.2%
Male 20.4% 8.3% 662.3% 69.5% 1.2%
Female 24.2% 11.7% 676.3% 70% -0.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 960, in schedule caste is 963 and in schedule tribe is 978. 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 increased by 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Raninagar - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 30 18 2 -20
2011 961 960 963 978 971
2001 931 930 945 976 991

Villages with highest sex ratio in Raninagar - II

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Sarandajpur 1152
Bilchatra 1005
Malibari 980
Brindabanpur 976
Nabipur 974
Mridadpur 973
Godhanpara 972
Jhaubaria 969
Rajanagar 969
Babaltali 968

Literacy

Total about 1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 54 thousand are male and about 50 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raninagar - II is 64%. 65% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Raninagar - II

Total Male Female
Change 13.5% 10.4% 16.8%
2011 63.6% 64.8% 62.4%
2001 50.1% 54.4% 45.6%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Raninagar - II

Workers profile

Raninagar - II has 34% (about 64 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 10% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Raninagar - II

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.7% 26.6% 7.1% 66.3%
Male 56.2% 47.3% 8.9% 43.8%
Female 10.3% 5% 5.2% 89.7%

Biggest Villages in Raninagar - II

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Babaltali 19.3
Katlamari 16.1
Rajanagar 13.3
Sibnagar 11.8
Godhanpara 11.7
Ramnagar Doemkanun 10.8
Tejsingpur 9.8
Majhardiar 9.1
Bansgara 8
Malibari 7.2