Nawda Community Development Block, with population of about 2.3 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 10th least populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 28 villages in the sub district, among them Bali is the most populous village with population of about 23 thousand and Kanapara is the least populous village with population of 1578. Sarbangapur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 27 km2 and Moktarapur 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. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nawda community development block is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 54 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nawda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 226,859 210,529 14,804 1,526 27,209
Male 116,341 107,993 7,545 803 13,819
Female 110,518 102,536 7,259 723 13,390

Most populated Villages in Nawda

Villages
Name Population
Bali 22779
Madhupur 20697
Ramnachandpur 19452
Sarbangapur 13898
Edrakpur 12311
Chandpur 11880
Raypur 11504
Patikabari 11232
Tungi 9128
Sonatikri 8982

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 72% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 28% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 952 in Hindus are 945.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nawda

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 226,859 63,503 163,054 88 11 5 12 0 186
Male 116,341 32,656 83,526 45 8 2 5 0 99
Female 110,518 30,847 79,528 43 3 3 7 0 87

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 15.6% 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 0.8% higher than male population growth rate of 15.2%. General caste population has increased by 15.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 6.2% and child population has decreased by -12.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nawda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.6% 15.6% 16.6% 6.2% -12.7%
Male 15.2% 15.2% 15.8% 9.8% -11.4%
Female 16% 16% 17.5% 2.4% -14%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 950 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 949, in schedule caste is 962 and in schedule tribe is 900. There are 969 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nawda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 6 14 -66 -29
2011 950 949 962 900 969
2001 943 943 948 966 998

Villages with highest sex ratio in Nawda

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Kanapara 1082
Gangadhari 979
Patikabari 973
Sibnagar 967
Sonatikri 966
Ramnachandpur 963
Edrakpur 963
Raypur 961
Kedarchandpur 956
Moktarapur 956

Literacy

Total about 1.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 69 thousand are male and about 63 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nawda is 66%. 67% 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 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nawda

Total Male Female
Change 12.8% 10.8% 14.8%
2011 66.1% 66.9% 65.2%
2001 53.3% 56.1% 50.4%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Nawda

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Paresnathpur 79
Dakatiapota 77
Surangapur 76
Chandabad 72
Alampur 69
Sakua 69
Kedarchandpur 68
Sarbangapur 68
Ghoramara 68
Tungi 68

Workers profile

Nawda has 33% (about 74 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 5% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nawda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.6% 26.7% 5.9% 67.4%
Male 58.9% 49.6% 9.3% 41.1%
Female 5% 2.6% 2.3% 95%

Biggest Villages in Nawda

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Sarbangapur 27
Madhupur 18.1
Bali 17.4
Dakatiapota 14
Raypur 14
Edrakpur 12.7
Kedarchandpur 11.4
Ramnachandpur 10.4
Chandpur 8.7
Goghata 7.9