Bharatpur - II Community Development Block, with population of about 1.8 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 51 villages in the sub district, among them Talibpur is the most populous village with population of about 15 thousand and Chak Gupura is the least populous village with population of 120. Talibpur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 15 km2 and Harinya is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Salar Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.8 lakh people, among them about 90 thousand (51%) are male and about 86 thousand (49%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bharatpur - II community development block is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 40 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 87% (about 1.5 lakh) live in Bharatpur - II Sub District rural part and 13% (about 23 thousand) population live in the Bharatpur - II Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bharatpur - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 176,368 143,188 32,983 197 23,106
Male 90,031 72,989 16,945 97 11,782
Female 86,337 70,199 16,038 100 11,324

Most populated Villages and Cities in Bharatpur - II

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Talibpur 14932 Salar 22894
Kagram 14878
Kandara 10216
Khanrera 8440
Sarmastapur 7955
Tenya 4786
Punasi 4751
Dakshin Khanda 4497
Madhaipur 4277
Salinda 3924

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 58% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 42% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 966 in Hindus are 949.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bharatpur - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 176,368 74,359 101,789 66 17 5 13 0 119
Male 90,031 38,145 51,774 37 8 2 6 0 59
Female 86,337 36,214 50,015 29 9 3 7 0 60

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 17.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 17.6% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of 17.4%. General caste population has increased by 17%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 27.1% and child population has decreased by -5.6% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.5% 17% 19.6% 27.1% -5.6%
Male 17.4% 16.8% 19.7% 15.5% -6.1%
Female 17.6% 17.1% 19.5% 40.8% -5.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 946 and in schedule tribe is 1031. There are 961 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bharatpur - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 2 3 -2 186 9
2011 959 962 946 1031 961
2001 957 959 948 845 952

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bharatpur - II

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bahara 1055 Salar 965
Gopgram 1000
Dhandanga 1000
Hat Pilkhandi 994
Kagram 991
Gulutia 989
Malihati 985
Ujunia Sisua 985
Kuluri 984
Dakshin Khanda 984

Literacy

Total about 1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 56 thousand are male and about 46 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bharatpur - II is 66%. 71% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bharatpur - II

Total Male Female
Change 12.0% 9.8% 14.2%
2011 66.1% 71% 61%
2001 54.1% 61.2% 46.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bharatpur - II

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Rautari 93 Salar 69
Sen Para 88
Kechunia 86
Sirpara 85
Par Chati 83
Korgram 81
Ghana Shyampur 78
Matua 78
Erera 77
Nabagram 76

Workers profile

Bharatpur - II has 35% (about 63 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 13% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bharatpur - II

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.5% 28.1% 7.4% 64.5%
Male 57.1% 47.8% 9.3% 42.9%
Female 12.9% 7.5% 5.4% 87.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bharatpur - II

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Talibpur 14.9 Salar 7.2
Kagram 11
Kandara 7.7
Datta Barutia 6.8
Salinda 6.5
Tenya 5.7
Salu 5.4
Sarmastapur 5
Ramnabarakhari 4.5
Raigram 4.5