Ketugram - I Community Development Block, with population of about 1.7 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 15th least populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 62 villages in the sub district, among them Kandara is the most populous village with population of about 12 thousand and Bankui is the least populous village with population of 318. Kandara is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 11 km2 and Ghatkuri is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.7 lakh people, among them about 85 thousand (51%) are male and about 80 thousand (49%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ketugram - I community development block is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 37 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ketugram - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 165,408 121,723 42,660 1,025 21,009
Male 84,966 62,539 21,914 513 10,745
Female 80,442 59,184 20,746 512 10,264

Most populated Villages in Ketugram - I

Villages
Name Population
Kandara 11534
Amgaria 6904
Ankhona 6554
Morgram 6197
Murgram 5919
Rajur 5776
Ehiapur 5732
Chakta 4582
Palita 4342
Pandugram 4178

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 53% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 47% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 941 in Muslims are 951.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ketugram - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 165,408 87,635 77,354 95 15 4 8 1 296
Male 84,966 45,144 39,640 43 10 1 4 0 124
Female 80,442 42,491 37,714 52 5 3 4 1 172

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 13.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.5% which is -1.8% lower than male population growth rate of 14.3%. General caste population has increased by 14.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 76.1% and child population has decreased by -12.1% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.4% 14.5% 9.4% 76.1% -12.1%
Male 14.3% 15.5% 10% 78.7% -11.2%
Female 12.5% 13.5% 8.7% 73.6% -13%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 947 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 946, in schedule caste is 947 and in schedule tribe is 998. There are 955 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 decreased by 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ketugram - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change -15 -17 -11 -30 -21
2011 947 946 947 998 955
2001 962 963 958 1028 976

Villages with highest sex ratio in Ketugram - I

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Majhina 1099
Biruri 1065
Mitratikuri 1034
Ichhapur 1031
Khanji 1025
Jamalpur 1023
Mauri 1018
Kantadihi 1014
Mahula 1007
Kulun 1000

Literacy

Total about 98 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 54 thousand are male and about 44 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ketugram - I is 68%. 73% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ketugram - I

Total Male Female
Change 8.1% 5.0% 11.3%
2011 68% 72.8% 62.9%
2001 59.9% 67.8% 51.6%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Ketugram - I

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Malgram 88
Haldi 85
Narenga 83
Mauri 81
Noapara 80
Katandidanga 80
Kurmadanga 77
Kulutia 77
Chinispur 76
Bahara 75

Workers profile

Ketugram - I has 34% (about 56 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 8% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ketugram - I

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.1% 24.9% 9.2% 65.9%
Male 58.4% 44.6% 13.8% 41.6%
Female 8.5% 4.1% 4.4% 91.5%

Biggest Villages in Ketugram - I

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Kandara 11
Amgaria 10
Palita 8.9
Pandugram 8.8
Khanji 7.1
Kurmadanga 6.3
Murgram 6.2
Komarpur 6.2
Ankhona 6
Rajur 5.8