Raina - I Community Development Block, with population of about 1.8 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 12th most populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 110 villages in the sub district, among them Bantir is the most populous village with population of 5176 and Sekhpur is the least populous village with population of 122. Anguna is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Ramanandapur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Sehara Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.8 lakh people, among them about 92 thousand (51%) are male and about 89 thousand (49%) are female. 60% of the whole population are from general caste, 34% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raina - I community development block is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 41 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 96% (about 1.7 lakh) live in Raina - I Sub District rural part and 4% (7858) population live in the Raina - I Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Raina - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 180,952 108,298 62,151 10,503 18,734
Male 92,392 55,863 31,350 5,179 9,610
Female 88,560 52,435 30,801 5,324 9,124

Most populated Villages and Cities in Raina - I

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Bantir 5176 Sehara 7858
Rayna 5157
Jotsadi 4998
Haripur 4992
Shyamsundar 4903
Dharan 4403
Palasan 3917
Machhkhara 3786
Belshar 3279
Narugram 3226

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 969 in Muslims are 933.

Religion wise population 2011 - Raina - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 180,952 127,978 51,443 108 21 6 8 1,109 279
Male 92,392 64,999 26,609 58 11 2 5 559 149
Female 88,560 62,979 24,834 50 10 4 3 550 130

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 11.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 11.7% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 10.5%. General caste population has increased by 8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.6% and child population has decreased by -12.9% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.1% 8% 16.3% 13.6% -12.9%
Male 10.5% 7.7% 15.5% 12.4% -12.1%
Female 11.7% 8.4% 17.1% 14.8% -13.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 939, in schedule caste is 982 and in schedule tribe is 1028. There are 949 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Raina - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 6 13 21 -19
2011 959 939 982 1028 949
2001 949 933 969 1007 968

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Raina - I

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ramanandapur 1185 Sehara 966
Mirzzapur 1108
Jamui 1082
Madanagar 1064
Bidyanidhi 1048
Sankarpur 1044
Chandipur 1042
Nandal 1038
Fatepur 1038
Shukur 1037

Literacy

Total about 1.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 71 thousand are male and about 59 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raina - I is 80%. 86% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Raina - I

Total Male Female
Change 5.5% 2.8% 8.5%
2011 80.2% 85.8% 74.4%
2001 74.7% 83% 65.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Raina - I

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Golgram 95 Sehara 80
Jamui 94
Alalpur 93
Bhimpur 93
Sekhpur 93
Kukura 92
Shyamdasbati 92
Mathnurpur 92
Basudebpur 92
Bisweswarbati 91

Workers profile

Raina - I has 40% (about 72 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 16% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Raina - I

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.6% 27.8% 11.8% 60.4%
Male 62.1% 47.8% 14.3% 37.9%
Female 16.1% 6.9% 9.2% 83.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Raina - I

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Anguna 9.7 Sehara 5.7
Narugram 9.2
Uchitpur 8.4
Dharan 7.9
Shyamsundar 7.6
Bantir 6.6
Haripur 6.4
Teandul 5.8
Hakrishnapur 5.4
Palasan 5.4