Barabani Community Development Block, with population of about 1.2 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 46 villages in the sub district, among them Jamgram is the most populous village with population of 7614 and Khamra is the least populous village with population of 91. Jamgram is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 16 km2 and Itapora is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 5 census towns in the sub district, those are - Domohani, Pangachhiya, Bhanowara, Panuria and Majiara Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 64 thousand (52%) are male and about 60 thousand (48%) are female. 57% of the whole population are from general caste, 29% are from schedule caste and 14% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barabani community development block is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 25 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 64% (about 79 thousand) live in Barabani Sub District rural part and 36% (about 44 thousand) population live in the Barabani Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Barabani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 123,598 70,395 35,629 17,574 16,192
Male 63,950 37,009 18,270 8,671 8,361
Female 59,648 33,386 17,359 8,903 7,831

Most populated Villages and Cities in Barabani

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Jamgram 7614 Domohani 12480
Kelejora 5533 Pangachhiya 9165
Puchra 3814 Bhanowara 8855
Madanpur 3687 Panuria 8399
Daskiari 3644 Majiara 5444
Chinchuria 2696
Lalganja (B) 2667
Nuni (B) 2557
Monohar Bahal (B) 2522
Baliapur 2332

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 934 in Muslims are 914.

Religion wise population 2011 - Barabani

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 123,598 108,710 13,686 67 84 12 246 452 341
Male 63,950 56,197 7,151 39 43 4 125 212 179
Female 59,648 52,513 6,535 28 41 8 121 240 162

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13.4% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 10.7%. General caste population has increased by 12.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14.2% and child population has increased by 5.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Barabani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12% 12.6% 9.7% 14.2% 5.8%
Male 10.7% 11.1% 8.2% 14.5% 5.8%
Female 13.4% 14.3% 11.4% 13.9% 5.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 933 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 902, in schedule caste is 950 and in schedule tribe is 1027. There are 937 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 decreased by 0 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Barabani

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 25 27 -5 0
2011 933 902 950 1027 937
2001 911 877 923 1032 937

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Barabani

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Khaerbad 1073 Panuria 983
Chhotkara 1035 Domohani 946
Khamra 1022 Majiara 935
Bijari 1018 Bhanowara 914
Kantapahari 996 Pangachhiya 902
Jayramdanga 995
Gopalbaid 992
Roshna 977
Lalganja (B) 971
Bhaskajuri 969

Literacy

Total about 75 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 44 thousand are male and about 31 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barabani is 70%. 80% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Barabani

Total Male Female
Change 6.3% 3.6% 9.5%
2011 69.9% 79.6% 59.4%
2001 63.6% 76% 49.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Barabani

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Janarddan Sayer (B) 96 Pangachhiya 75
Paniphala 82 Domohani 74
Baliapur 82 Panuria 73
Putulia 82 Bhanowara 71
Roshna 80 Majiara 71
Alipur 80
Kapishtha 79
Amlala 78
Itapora 76
Rashunpur 75

Workers profile

Barabani has 34% (about 42 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 12% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Barabani

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.6% 22.5% 11% 66.4%
Male 53.6% 38.4% 15.3% 46.4%
Female 12.1% 5.6% 6.5% 87.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Barabani

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Jamgram 16.2 Majiara 7.2
Puchra 8.1 Panuria 5.2
Kelejora 6.8 Bhanowara 4.1
Daskiari 5.6 Domohani 3.4
Madanpur 4.8 Pangachhiya 1.2
Roshna 4.4
Rashunpur 4.2
Parulbaria 3.8
Chhotkara 3.4
Aliganja 3.4