Burdwan - I Community Development Block, with population of about 2.2 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 6th most populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 75 villages in the sub district, among them Rayan is the most populous village with population of about 19 thousand and Katrapota (P) is the least populous village with population of 74. Kurman is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 13 km2 and Baman Sirajpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 4 census towns in the sub district, those are - Nari (P), Bahir Sarbamangala (P), Mirzapur and Goda (P) Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.2 lakh people, among them about 1.1 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (49%) are female. 64% of the whole population are from general caste, 30% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Burdwan - I community development block is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 50 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 81% (about 1.8 lakh) live in Burdwan - I Sub District rural part and 19% (about 40 thousand) population live in the Burdwan - I Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Burdwan - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 215,943 138,788 65,028 12,127 23,365
Male 109,841 71,004 32,895 5,942 11,798
Female 106,102 67,784 32,133 6,185 11,567

Most populated Villages and Cities in Burdwan - I

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Rayan 18973 Nari (P) 13072
Kurman 8478 Bahir Sarbamangala (P) 12819
Sadhanpur (P) 8181 Mirzapur 7733
Krishnapur 6279 Goda (P) 6483
Simdali 5501
Talit 5240
Kharjuli 4198
Jagadabad 4006
Nala 3816
Isufabad 3792

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 71% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 28% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 966 in Muslims are 964.

Religion wise population 2011 - Burdwan - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 215,943 152,908 61,283 750 76 11 11 181 723
Male 109,841 77,781 31,211 368 46 3 8 88 336
Female 106,102 75,127 30,072 382 30 8 3 93 387

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 20.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 21.7% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 18.6%. General caste population has increased by 22.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8.9% and child population has decreased by -4.4% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.1% 22.9% 16.5% 8.9% -4.4%
Male 18.6% 21% 15.6% 7.4% -6.2%
Female 21.7% 25% 17.4% 10.4% -2.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 966 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 955, in schedule caste is 977 and in schedule tribe is 1041. There are 980 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 38 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Burdwan - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 31 15 29 38
2011 966 955 977 1041 980
2001 941 924 962 1012 942

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Burdwan - I

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Patikirtipur 1623 Mirzapur 975
Kashiara 1073 Nari (P) 970
Nabagram 1054 Goda (P) 968
Kamarkita 1039 Bahir Sarbamangala (P) 964
Jamalpur 1038
Bhita 1034
Barasat 1032
Nityanandapur 1029
Mahinagar 1024
Jotgoda 1007

Literacy

Total about 1.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 81 thousand are male and about 66 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Burdwan - I is 76%. 82% of male and 70% 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 - Burdwan - I

Total Male Female
Change 7.3% 4.5% 10.3%
2011 76.1% 82.2% 69.7%
2001 68.8% 77.7% 59.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Burdwan - I

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sirajpur 93 Nari (P) 87
Baman Sirajpur 92 Goda (P) 84
Nababhat 89 Bahir Sarbamangala (P) 79
Kanchannarar (P) 87 Mirzapur 75
Alampur 86
Ramchandrapur 85
Chandutia 85
Jamar 85
Khetia 84
Gopalbati 84

Workers profile

Burdwan - I has 40% (about 87 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 19% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Burdwan - I

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.3% 29.3% 11% 59.7%
Male 60.4% 47.4% 12.9% 39.6%
Female 19.4% 10.5% 9% 80.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Burdwan - I

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kurman 12.9 Mirzapur 11.6
Rayan 10.9 Nari (P) 4.8
Nala 7.3 Goda (P) 4.6
Talit 7.1 Bahir Sarbamangala (P) 3.3
Kaligram 7
Baharpur 7
Simdali 6.9
Chhota Belun 5.6
Kharjuli 5.5
Bhandardihi 5.5