Ondal Community Development Block, with population of about 1.9 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 12th most populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 12 villages in the sub district, among them Madanpur is the most populous village with population of 4631 and Tamla is the least populous village with population of 732. Shrirampur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 4 km2 and Chak Rambati is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 14 census towns in the sub district, those are - Kajora, Ukhra, Ondal, Khandra and Dignala Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.9 lakh people, among them about 98 thousand (53%) are male and about 89 thousand (47%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ondal community development block is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 40 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 81% (about 1.5 lakh) live in Ondal Sub District urban part and 19% (about 36 thousand) population live in the Ondal Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ondal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 186,915 126,769 52,518 7,628 20,893
Male 98,149 67,177 27,145 3,827 10,855
Female 88,766 59,592 25,373 3,801 10,038

Most populated Villages and Cities in Ondal

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Madanpur 4631 Kajora 27275
Bhadur 4278 Ukhra 24104
Shrirampur 4235 Ondal 19924
Dhandadihi 3800 Khandra 15383
Madhusudanpur 3435 Dignala 13633
Dhubchururia 3402 Harishpur 8980
Mukundapur 2913 Siduli 8961
Gaidhoba 2471 Dakshin Khanda 8449
Madhabpur 2216 Baska 6609
Babuisol 1941 Andal(Gram) 6177

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 904 in Muslims are 910.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ondal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 186,915 169,195 16,240 472 485 57 14 11 441
Male 98,149 88,877 8,503 233 254 30 8 5 239
Female 88,766 80,318 7,737 239 231 27 6 6 202

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 10.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 14.9% which is 7.7% higher than male population growth rate of 7.2%. General caste population has increased by 3.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 43.1% and child population has increased by 3.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ondal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.7% 3.7% 27.2% 43.1% 3.2%
Male 7.2% 0.1% 25.1% 36.2% 3.9%
Female 14.9% 8.1% 29.5% 50.7% 2.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 904 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 887, in schedule caste is 935 and in schedule tribe is 993. There are 925 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 60 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ondal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 60 65 32 95 -14
2011 904 887 935 993 925
2001 844 822 903 898 939

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Ondal

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Tamla 952 Andal(Gram) 955
Dhubchururia 932 Chak Bankola 946
Mukundapur 903 Dakshin Khanda 945
Madanpur 897 Ondal 930
Shrirampur 897 Ukhra 928
Babuisol 888 Siduli 909
Bhadur 885 Baska 909
Dhandadihi 870 Palashban 901
Gaidhoba 841 Dignala 901
Madhabpur 836 Khandra 900

Literacy

Total about 1.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 74 thousand are male and about 54 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ondal is 77%. 85% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ondal

Total Male Female
Change 5.3% 4.1% 7.2%
2011 77.3% 85% 68.6%
2001 72% 80.9% 61.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Ondal

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bhadur 82 Dignala 88
Madanpur 82 Baska 86
Babuisol 81 Palashban 83
Dhubchururia 79 Ondal 82
Dhandadihi 76 Parashkol 82
Tamla 75 Ukhra 81
Shrirampur 75 Andal(Gram) 81
Mukundapur 74 Dakshin Khanda 78
Madhusudanpur 73 Khandra 72
Madhabpur 73 Harishpur 72

Workers profile

Ondal has 32% (about 59 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 10% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ondal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31.6% 23.4% 8.3% 68.4%
Male 51.1% 39.8% 11.3% 48.9%
Female 10.1% 5.2% 4.9% 89.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Ondal

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Shrirampur 4.4 Kajora 10.3
Madanpur 3.8 Andal(Gram) 8.8
Dhandadihi 3.5 Dakshin Khanda 7.8
Babuisol 3.3 Khandra 7.5
Bhadur 1.6 Ukhra 7.3
Gaidhoba 1.6 Dignala 3.6
Mukundapur 1.6 Ondal 2.9
Madhusudanpur 1.5 Palashban 2.8
Dhubchururia 1.3 Harishpur 2.4
Tamla 1.3 Baska 2