Nabagram Community Development Block, with population of about 2.3 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 11th least populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 109 villages in the sub district, among them Panchgram is the most populous village with population of about 17 thousand and Aruliadanga is the least populous village with population of 54. Singar is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 12 km2 and Mehenadarga is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.3 lakh people, among them about 1.2 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (49%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nabagram community development block is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 53 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nabagram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 227,586 154,194 56,622 16,770 28,900
Male 116,134 78,773 29,006 8,355 14,709
Female 111,452 75,421 27,616 8,415 14,191

Most populated Villages in Nabagram

Villages
Name Population
Panchgram 17137
Rasulpur 9954
Nabagram 6939
Gura 6802
Chupar 5367
Dafarpur 5243
Singar 5200
Bilbari 4142
Saheb Nagar 4094
Nimgram 4058

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 53% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 45% 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 965 in Hindus are 949 and in Christians are 1014.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nabagram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 227,586 102,810 119,693 3,766 19 13 22 1,123 140
Male 116,134 52,737 60,905 1,870 8 8 10 531 65
Female 111,452 50,073 58,788 1,896 11 5 12 592 75

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 15.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 16% which is 0.5% higher than male population growth rate of 15.5%. General caste population has increased by 16.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16.5% and child population has decreased by -14.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nabagram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.8% 16.7% 13.1% 16.5% -14.5%
Male 15.5% 16.4% 13.4% 14.7% -14.4%
Female 16% 17% 12.8% 18.3% -14.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 960 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 952 and in schedule tribe is 1007. There are 965 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nabagram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 5 5 -5 30 -1
2011 960 957 952 1007 965
2001 955 952 957 977 966

Villages with highest sex ratio in Nabagram

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Mathurapur 1190
Chayan Nagar 1165
Daspara 1105
Amar 1059
Nagara 1047
Kongarpur 1043
Gangarampur 1030
Bahala 1028
Jafrabad Chak 1025
Dakshin Gram 1023

Literacy

Total about 1.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 78 thousand are male and about 63 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nabagram is 71%. 76% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nabagram

Total Male Female
Change 12.9% 9.9% 16.1%
2011 70.8% 76.4% 65%
2001 57.9% 66.5% 48.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Nabagram

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Mugroldanga 88
Gramdighi 83
Anantapur 82
Palsa 81
Achhra 80
Nandigram 80
Bichhuti 80
Kanakpara 80
Sajaimati 80
Baidyabati 79

Workers profile

Nabagram has 34% (about 78 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 12% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nabagram

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.3% 26.5% 7.8% 65.7%
Male 55.8% 45.9% 9.9% 44.2%
Female 11.9% 6.2% 5.7% 88.1%

Biggest Villages in Nabagram

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Singar 11.5
Panchgram 11.1
Rajkhanda 9.6
Rasulpur 8.8
Damrul 8
Korgram 7.1
Dafarpur 6.8
Amarkunda 6.6
Gura 6.6
Nabagram 6.1