Raina - II Community Development Block, with population of about 1.5 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 11th least populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 87 villages in the sub district, among them Uchalan is the most populous village with population of 7439 and Jot Raghab is the least populous village with population of 19. Bara Bainan is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Rampur is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.5 lakh people, among them about 78 thousand (51%) are male and about 74 thousand (49%) are female. 55% of the whole population are from general caste, 41% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raina - II community development block is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 34 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Raina - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 151,401 83,679 61,660 6,062 15,330
Male 77,538 43,256 31,268 3,014 7,897
Female 73,863 40,423 30,392 3,048 7,433

Most populated Villages in Raina - II

Villages
Name Population
Uchalan 7439
Chhota Bainan 6480
Bara Bainan 6110
Kamarhati 4872
Gotan 4458
Nandanpur 4325
Pahalanpur 4180
Keunta 3918
Painta 3841
Arui 3322

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 954 in Muslims are 943.

Religion wise population 2011 - Raina - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 151,401 125,414 25,551 109 21 4 4 101 197
Male 77,538 64,168 13,148 54 9 2 3 49 105
Female 73,863 61,246 12,403 55 12 2 1 52 92

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 10.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 11% which is 1.5% higher than male population growth rate of 9.5%. General caste population has increased by 6.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 11.2% and child population has decreased by -17% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.2% 6.4% 15.8% 11.2% -17%
Male 9.5% 5.9% 15.1% 7.7% -17.2%
Female 11% 7% 16.4% 14.8% -16.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 953 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 935, in schedule caste is 972 and in schedule tribe is 1011. There are 941 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 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Raina - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 11 11 62 4
2011 953 935 972 1011 941
2001 939 924 961 949 937

Villages with highest sex ratio in Raina - II

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Jot Raghab 1111
Kalui 1102
Makarkola 1097
Birpur 1056
Katnabil 1040
Sundarpur 1039
Serpur 1025
Kaiti 1023
Painta 1010
Chabukpur 1000

Literacy

Total about 1.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 61 thousand are male and about 50 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raina - II is 81%. 88% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Raina - II

Total Male Female
Change 6.3% 3.5% 9.4%
2011 81.5% 87.7% 75%
2001 75.2% 84.2% 65.6%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Raina - II

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Chaudanga 96
Brahmandanga 92
Mandarpur 92
Katnabil 92
Bijipur 90
Darbeshpur 90
Serpur 90
Chak Bhura 90
Binodpur 90
Singarpur 90

Workers profile

Raina - II has 40% (about 60 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 16% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Raina - II

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.6% 29.2% 10.4% 60.4%
Male 62% 49.7% 12.2% 38%
Female 16.1% 7.6% 8.5% 83.9%

Biggest Villages in Raina - II

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Bara Bainan 9.7
Nandanpur 9.2
Uchalan 8.6
Narottambati 8.5
Kamarhati 7.4
Arui 6.1
Chhota Bainan 6.1
Keunta 4.8
Adampur 4.8
Pahalanpur 4.6