Raninagar - I Community Development Block, with population of about 1.9 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 5th least populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 57 villages in the sub district, among them Moktarpur is the most populous village with population of 9739 and Charalampur is the least populous village with population of 143. Bishnupur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 9 km2 and Arazi Kanaipur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 census towns in the sub district, those are - Islampur and Harharia Chak Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.9 lakh people, among them about 96 thousand (51%) are male and about 93 thousand (49%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raninagar - I community development block is 14%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 45 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 87% (about 1.6 lakh) live in Raninagar - I Sub District rural part and 13% (about 24 thousand) population live in the Raninagar - I Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Raninagar - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 189,105 174,323 14,293 489 26,532
Male 96,248 88,760 7,259 229 13,326
Female 92,857 85,563 7,034 260 13,206

Most populated Villages and Cities in Raninagar - I

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Moktarpur 9739 Islampur 15019
Tekaraipur 9232 Harharia Chak 9411
Goas Kalikapur 8384
Bishnupur 8320
Herampur 8125
Lochanpur 8067
Kamalpur 7692
Purushottampur 6880
Pratappur 6702
Daulatpur 5931

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 18% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 966 in Hindus are 956.

Religion wise population 2011 - Raninagar - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 189,105 34,418 154,487 50 8 4 7 22 109
Male 96,248 17,593 78,565 21 1 4 3 8 53
Female 92,857 16,825 75,922 29 7 0 4 14 56

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 22.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 23.8% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 20.9%. General caste population has increased by 18.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 103%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 72.2% and child population has increased by 0.4% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.3% 18.4% 103% 72.2% 0.4%
Male 20.9% 17% 101.9% 61.3% 0.3%
Female 23.8% 19.8% 104.2% 83.1% 0.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 965 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 969 and in schedule tribe is 1135. There are 991 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Raninagar - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 22 11 135 3
2011 965 964 969 1135 991
2001 942 942 958 1000 988

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Raninagar - I

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Melanpur 1122 Harharia Chak 983
Chandpur 1075 Islampur 962
Uttar Gopalpur 1046
Naodapara 1030
Molladanga 1027
Raipur 1026
Arizpur 1017
Bota 1014
Daulatpur 1013
Sinkaipur 995

Literacy

Total about 1.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 57 thousand are male and about 53 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raninagar - I is 67%. 68% of male and 66% 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 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Raninagar - I

Total Male Female
Change 14.0% 11.3% 16.9%
2011 67.2% 68.4% 66%
2001 53.2% 57.1% 49.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Raninagar - I

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Char Garamgari 87 Harharia Chak 85
Firojpur 85 Islampur 79
Ichhabpur 77
Maheswarpuri 76
Hasimpur 75
Paharpur 74
Chatra 72
Chainpara 72
Borakuli 71
Kamalpur 70

Workers profile

Raninagar - I has 33% (about 63 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 9% female population are working population. 48% 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 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Raninagar - I

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.5% 26.8% 6.7% 66.5%
Male 57.1% 47.9% 9.1% 42.9%
Female 9% 4.8% 4.2% 91%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Raninagar - I

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bishnupur 9.4 Islampur 4.1
Daulatpur 8 Harharia Chak 2
Goas Kalikapur 7.8
Kasbagoas 6.8
Kamalpur 6.3
Tekaraipur 5.8
Moktarpur 5.8
Lochanpur 5.5
Pratappur 5.3
Herampur 4.8