Beldanga - II Community Development Block, with population of about 2.5 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 13th least populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 61 villages in the sub district, among them Andul Baria is the most populous village with population of about 14 thousand and Sadatpur is the least populous village with population of 289. Andul Baria is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 15 km2 and Santoshpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.5 lakh people, among them about 1.3 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.2 lakh (48%) are female. 91% 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 Beldanga - II community development block is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 55 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Beldanga - II community development block live in the Beldanga - II Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Beldanga - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 250,458 229,054 20,863 541 34,837
Male 129,144 118,197 10,681 266 17,705
Female 121,314 110,857 10,182 275 17,132

Most populated Villages in Beldanga - II

Villages
Name Population
Andul Baria 13929
Saktipur 13123
Kashipur 11967
Rejinagar 10103
Loknathpur 9512
Manikahar 8114
Jhikra 8075
Kamnagar 7923
Rampara Faridpur 7768
Nazirpur 6912

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 62% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 38% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 944 in Hindus are 932.

Religion wise population 2011 - Beldanga - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 250,458 95,301 154,827 104 9 10 11 1 195
Male 129,144 49,323 79,653 50 4 4 5 1 104
Female 121,314 45,978 75,174 54 5 6 6 0 91

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 19.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 20% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 18.4%. General caste population has increased by 19.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -13.6% and child population has decreased by -4.2% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.2% 19.7% 14.8% -13.6% -4.2%
Male 18.4% 18.9% 14.4% -17.1% -3.7%
Female 20% 20.5% 15.3% -9.8% -4.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 939 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 938, in schedule caste is 953 and in schedule tribe is 1034. There are 968 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Beldanga - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 13 7 84 -11
2011 939 938 953 1034 968
2001 927 925 946 950 979

Villages with highest sex ratio in Beldanga - II

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Saharbati 1058
Kadkhali 1018
Kataikona 985
Chandpur 980
Sompara 973
Sadhukhali 973
Ramna Dadpur 970
Nagar 965
Mahatpur 965
Kashipur 964

Literacy

Total about 1.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 79 thousand are male and about 67 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Beldanga - II is 68%. 71% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Beldanga - II

Total Male Female
Change 16.1% 13.3% 19.2%
2011 67.9% 71.1% 64.4%
2001 51.8% 57.8% 45.2%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Beldanga - II

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Panchkatia 89
Mahata 82
Dopukharia 82
Mashimpur 80
Garduara 77
Charkam Nagar 76
Hariganja 76
Sompara 74
Shukur Pukur 73
Ramna Dadpur 73

Workers profile

Beldanga - II has 34% (about 84 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 11% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Beldanga - II

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.5% 26.9% 6.6% 66.5%
Male 55.1% 46.7% 8.4% 44.9%
Female 10.5% 5.9% 4.7% 89.5%

Biggest Villages in Beldanga - II

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Andul Baria 15.5
Jhikra 14.2
Rampara Faridpur 10.3
Saktipur 9.1
Bachhara 8
Kamnagar 7.9
Manganpara 7.4
Kashipur 6.7
Takipur 5.9
Bikal Nagar 5.7