Bharatpur - I Community Development Block, with population of about 1.7 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 82 villages in the sub district, among them Bharatpur is the most populous village with population of about 16 thousand and Araji Bhabanipur is the least populous village with population of 150. Amlai is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Araji Bhabanipur is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.7 lakh people, among them about 89 thousand (52%) are male and about 84 thousand (48%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bharatpur - I 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.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bharatpur - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 172,702 148,409 23,865 428 22,944
Male 89,088 76,574 12,294 220 11,640
Female 83,614 71,835 11,571 208 11,304

Most populated Villages in Bharatpur - I

Villages
Name Population
Bharatpur 15812
Amlai 10115
Sahapur 7825
Talgram 5564
Sijgram 5474
Saiyad Kulutia 4629
Lohadaha 4531
Alugram 4519
Binodia 4473
Jajan 4318

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 57% 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 945 in Hindus are 930.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bharatpur - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 172,702 73,214 99,217 110 11 6 7 1 136
Male 89,088 37,935 51,014 59 7 3 5 0 65
Female 83,614 35,279 48,203 51 4 3 2 1 71

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 14.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15.3% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 13.7%. General caste population has increased by 14.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 415.7% and child population has decreased by -10.8% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.5% 14.5% 12.8% 415.7% -10.8%
Male 13.7% 13.8% 11.2% 368.1% -12%
Female 15.3% 15.1% 14.5% 477.8% -9.4%

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 941 and in schedule tribe is 945. There are 971 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bharatpur - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 11 26 179 27
2011 939 938 941 945 971
2001 926 927 915 766 944

Villages with highest sex ratio in Bharatpur - I

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Ekdala 1165
Jakhani 1091
Syampur 1064
Kataikona 1038
Haranandapur 1026
Uttar Sahapur 1012
Sripatipur 1011
Amlai 989
Munsurpur 985
Gangedda 983

Literacy

Total about 94 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 53 thousand are male and about 42 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bharatpur - I is 63%. 68% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bharatpur - I

Total Male Female
Change 11.8% 9.2% 14.7%
2011 62.9% 67.9% 57.6%
2001 51.1% 58.7% 42.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Bharatpur - I

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Balichuna 89
Kanchangaria 85
Baje Chuator 84
Sripatipur 83
Karea 82
Ekdala 80
Matiara 78
Podmur 78
Masundi 77
Ajitpur 77

Workers profile

Bharatpur - I has 34% (about 58 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 7% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bharatpur - I

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.6% 27.4% 6.2% 66.4%
Male 58% 50.1% 8% 42%
Female 7.5% 3.3% 4.2% 92.5%

Biggest Villages in Bharatpur - I

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Amlai 10.4
Bharatpur 10.2
Lohadaha 8.1
Talgram 6.4
Alugram 5.3
Sahapur 5.2
Jajan 4.5
Sijgram 4.2
Saiyad Kulutia 4.1
Santoshpur 4