Nakashipara Community Development Block, with population of about 3.9 lakh is Nadia district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Nadia district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 101 villages in the sub district, among them Birpur is the most populous village with population of about 14 thousand and Jalsuka is the least populous village with population of 73. Saligram is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 11 km2 and Chak Bhabanipur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 census towns in the sub district, those are - Jagadanandapur and Kshidirpur Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.9 lakh people, among them about 2 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.9 lakh (49%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nakashipara community development block is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 91 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 91% (about 3.5 lakh) live in Nakashipara Sub District rural part and 9% (about 34 thousand) population live in the Nakashipara Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nakashipara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 386,569 286,710 89,952 9,907 47,337
Male 198,517 147,009 46,494 5,014 24,092
Female 188,052 139,701 43,458 4,893 23,245

Most populated Villages and Cities in Nakashipara

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Birpur 14116 Jagadanandapur 23822
Saligram 9913 Kshidirpur 10556
Kanthalbaria 9352
Chenga 9038
Muragachha 8937
Petuabhanga 8403
Dhananjoypur 8302
Patikabari 8242
Haranagar 7621
Gachha 7213

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 53% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 47% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 951 in Hindus are 944.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nakashipara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 386,569 179,858 205,107 167 36 14 54 962 371
Male 198,517 92,541 105,124 82 15 9 30 488 228
Female 188,052 87,317 99,983 85 21 5 24 474 143

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 15.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15.7% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of 15.1%. General caste population has increased by 16.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 25.7% and child population has decreased by -10% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nakashipara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.4% 16.1% 12.3% 25.7% -10%
Male 15.1% 15.5% 12.9% 26.8% -9.4%
Female 15.7% 16.7% 11.7% 24.6% -10.6%

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 950, in schedule caste is 935 and in schedule tribe is 976. There are 965 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nakashipara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 10 -10 -17 -14
2011 947 950 935 976 965
2001 943 940 945 993 979

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Nakashipara

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Jalsuka 1147 Jagadanandapur 969
Chak Madandanga 1036 Kshidirpur 944
Nangla 1032
Bad Belgaon 1023
Sali 1020
Akandanga 1018
Jugpur 1000
Bekoail 1000
Dhaparia 997
Guurni 994

Literacy

Total about 2.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.2 lakh are male and about 1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nakashipara is 65%. 69% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nakashipara

Total Male Female
Change 11.4% 8.8% 14.2%
2011 64.9% 68.7% 60.8%
2001 53.5% 59.9% 46.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Nakashipara

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bara Simulia 90 Jagadanandapur 86
Jugpur 86 Kshidirpur 85
Kanthalbaria 83
Chhota Kandoa 81
Bati Kandua 80
Bethuadahari 78
Dharmmadaha 77
Nakasipara 75
Chichuria 75
Mirjapur 74

Workers profile

Nakashipara has 33% (about 1.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 8% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nakashipara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.5% 26.7% 5.9% 67.5%
Male 55.3% 47.9% 7.4% 44.7%
Female 8.5% 4.3% 4.2% 91.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Nakashipara

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Saligram 10.6 Jagadanandapur 3.9
Uday Chandrapur 9.8 Kshidirpur 2.5
Dhananjoypur 9.3
Sibpur 9.2
Bikrampur 8.9
Birpur 8.4
Dhaparia 7.9
Patikabari 7.8
Teghari 7.8
Haranagar 7.7