Hariharpara Community Development Block, with population of about 2.6 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 11th most populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 55 villages in the sub district, among them Rukunpur is the most populous village with population of about 19 thousand and Khalshi is the least populous village with population of 167. Rukunpur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 23 km2 and Tekpara is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.6 lakh people, among them about 1.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (49%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Hariharpara community development block is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 63 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Hariharpara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 257,571 238,128 16,403 3,040 30,693
Male 131,634 121,742 8,323 1,569 15,411
Female 125,937 116,386 8,080 1,471 15,282

Most populated Villages in Hariharpara

Villages
Name Population
Rukunpur 18663
Choa 17672
Kismat Imadpur 16604
Hariharpara 14827
Biharia 12282
Pratappur 10430
Swaruppur 9835
Padmanabhpur 8194
Tartipur 8058
Sripur 7973

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 959 in Hindus are 951.

Religion wise population 2011 - Hariharpara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 257,571 49,032 207,860 397 29 13 5 46 189
Male 131,634 25,132 106,132 219 17 6 2 24 102
Female 125,937 23,900 101,728 178 12 7 3 22 87

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 16.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 17.5% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 14.9%. General caste population has increased by 16.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 78.8% and child population has decreased by -13.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Hariharpara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.2% 16.2% 7.9% 78.8% -13.6%
Male 14.9% 14.9% 7% 80.6% -14.6%
Female 17.5% 17.7% 9% 77% -12.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 956, in schedule caste is 971 and in schedule tribe is 938. There are 992 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Hariharpara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 23 18 -18 23
2011 957 956 971 938 992
2001 935 933 953 956 969

Villages with highest sex ratio in Hariharpara

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Dharampur 1037
Khamarbati 1023
Pradipdanga 1014
Kumipur Patharghata 1008
Saharbasa 1006
Sundalpur 1003
Tekona 996
Choa 987
Jamalpur 985
Rampara 983

Literacy

Total about 1.6 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 81 thousand are male and about 76 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Hariharpara is 69%. 70% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Hariharpara

Total Male Female
Change 13.4% 11.0% 16.1%
2011 69.2% 70% 68.4%
2001 55.8% 59% 52.3%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Hariharpara

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Tekpara 76
Hariharpara 76
Balarampur 76
Gobindapur 75
Baruipara 75
Jitarpur 74
Jamalpur 73
Rampara 73
Dharampur Ramna 73
Bhandardaha 73

Workers profile

Hariharpara has 34% (about 88 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 9% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Hariharpara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.3% 25.7% 8.6% 65.7%
Male 58.5% 46.7% 11.8% 41.5%
Female 9% 3.8% 5.2% 91%

Biggest Villages in Hariharpara

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Rukunpur 23.3
Choa 20
Biharia 17.3
Kismat Imadpur 16.5
Hariharpara 12
Sripur 9.2
Jagannathpur 8.1
Lochanmati Dangapara 8
Pratappur 7.8
Gaznipur 7.2