Faridpur Durgapur Community Development Block, with population of about 1.2 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 48 villages in the sub district, among them Shyamsundarpur is the most populous village with population of 6273 and Shyampur is the least populous village with population of 33. Jemua is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 8 km2 and Kalinagar is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 6 census towns in the sub district, those are - Banagram, Sarpi, Nabaghanapur, Ichhapur and Sirsha Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 60 thousand (52%) are male and about 55 thousand (48%) are female. 61% of the whole population are from general caste, 32% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Faridpur Durgapur community development block is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 26 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 74% (about 85 thousand) live in Faridpur Durgapur Sub District rural part and 26% (about 31 thousand) population live in the Faridpur Durgapur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Faridpur Durgapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 115,924 71,210 36,641 8,073 13,309
Male 60,478 37,436 19,005 4,037 6,913
Female 55,446 33,774 17,636 4,036 6,396

Most populated Villages and Cities in Faridpur Durgapur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Shyamsundarpur 6273 Banagram 5635
Jemua 5976 Sarpi 5549
Madhaipur 5140 Nabaghanapur 5383
Tetikhala 3168 Ichhapur 4795
Laskarbandh 3048 Sirsha 4600
Shankarpur 2915 Mandarbani 4592
Arati 2789
Dhabani 2763
Bansol 2755
Nutandanga 2615

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 915 in Muslims are 920.

Religion wise population 2011 - Faridpur Durgapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 115,924 98,921 16,105 179 39 6 3 423 248
Male 60,478 51,656 8,389 91 19 4 1 213 105
Female 55,446 47,265 7,716 88 20 2 2 210 143

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 9.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.4% which is 4.8% higher than male population growth rate of 7.6%. General caste population has increased by 7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 28.2% and child population has decreased by -7.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Faridpur Durgapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.8% 7% 12.2% 28.2% -7.7%
Male 7.6% 4.3% 10.8% 27.5% -7.3%
Female 12.4% 10.1% 13.7% 29% -8.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 917 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 902, in schedule caste is 928 and in schedule tribe is 1000. 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 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Faridpur Durgapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 39 47 23 12 -8
2011 917 902 928 1000 925
2001 878 855 905 988 933

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Faridpur Durgapur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bhadrapur 1432 Ichhapur 931
Chapabandi 1095 Banagram 918
Bansol 992 Sirsha 888
Katabera 972 Sarpi 887
Paranganj 970 Mandarbani 881
Baragaria 964 Nabaghanapur 837
Madhaiganj 961
Tetikhala 959
Jemua 954
Banshgara 952

Literacy

Total about 76 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 44 thousand are male and about 32 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Faridpur Durgapur is 74%. 82% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Faridpur Durgapur

Total Male Female
Change 6.8% 4.2% 10.4%
2011 74.1% 82.1% 65.5%
2001 67.3% 77.9% 55.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Faridpur Durgapur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Shankarpur 91 Nabaghanapur 84
Tetikhala 91 Sirsha 81
Gopendanga 87 Ichhapur 78
Kaliganj 87 Sarpi 74
Arati 87 Mandarbani 73
Nachan 86 Banagram 69
Paranganj 81
Banguri 81
Jhanjra 78
Balijuri 78

Workers profile

Faridpur Durgapur has 35% (about 40 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 13% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Faridpur Durgapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.6% 22.4% 12.3% 65.4%
Male 54.4% 38.1% 16.3% 45.6%
Female 13% 5.2% 7.8% 87%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Faridpur Durgapur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Jemua 8 Sarpi 5.4
Madhaiganj 7.6 Sirsha 5.4
Srikrishnapur 6.6 Mandarbani 3.9
Jamgara 5.8 Nabaghanapur 3.1
Madhaipur 5.3 Ichhapur 2.5
Balijuri 5.2 Banagram 2.2
Banshgara 4.9
Dhabani 4.7
Banshia 4.5
Patsaora 4.1