Bagda Community Development Block, with population of about 2.4 lakh is North Twenty Four Parganas district's the 7th most populous sub district, located in North Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 106 villages in the sub district, among them Sindrani is the most populous village with population of 9811 and Magurakona is the least populous village with population of 388. Sindrani is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 7 km2 and Bainchidanga is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.4 lakh people, among them about 1.3 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.2 lakh (48%) are female. 40% of the whole population are from general caste, 55% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bagda community development block is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 58 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Bagda community development block live in the Bagda Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bagda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 242,974 96,844 133,170 12,960 24,801
Male 125,270 49,962 68,805 6,503 12,589
Female 117,704 46,882 64,365 6,457 12,212

Most populated Villages in Bagda

Villages
Name Population
Sindrani 9811
Char Mandalbhag 8456
Bagdaha 6424
Helencha 6375
Parmadan 6087
Mamabhagina 5144
Godpukuria 4586
Gobindapur 4525
Karanga 4398
Mathabhanga 4115

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% 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 934 in Muslims are 965.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bagda

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 242,974 199,249 42,318 501 33 13 11 568 281
Male 125,270 103,014 21,533 260 19 8 5 295 136
Female 117,704 96,235 20,785 241 14 5 6 273 145

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 10.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 9.8% which is -1.4% lower than male population growth rate of 11.2%. General caste population has increased by 7.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 29.8% and child population has decreased by -16.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bagda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.5% 7.2% 11.5% 29.8% -16.1%
Male 11.2% 7.1% 12.9% 29.3% -16.6%
Female 9.8% 7.3% 10% 30.4% -15.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 940 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 938, in schedule caste is 935 and in schedule tribe is 993. There are 970 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bagda

Total General SC ST Child
Change -11 1 -25 9 11
2011 940 938 935 993 970
2001 951 937 960 984 959

Villages with highest sex ratio in Bagda

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Jitpur 1048
Kashipur 1036
Chandpur 1030
Padma Pukuria 1011
Purdaha 1007
Gangulia 1001
Baneshwarpur 1000
Hamkura 998
Jhaukhali 996
Par Krishnachandrapur 996

Literacy

Total about 1.6 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 90 thousand are male and about 74 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bagda is 75%. 80% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bagda

Total Male Female
Change 8.7% 6.2% 11.2%
2011 75.3% 80.3% 69.9%
2001 66.6% 74.1% 58.7%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Bagda

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Bainchidanga 90
Berbari 90
Purbba Hunda 89
Pathuria 87
Santosha 87
Beara Chak 87
Chaparai 86
Kaniara 86
Mathabhanga 85
Tankshali 84

Workers profile

Bagda has 39% (about 94 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 15% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bagda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.6% 33.3% 5.2% 61.4%
Male 60.6% 56.1% 4.6% 39.4%
Female 15.1% 9.2% 5.9% 84.9%

Biggest Villages in Bagda

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Sindrani 7.3
Parmadan 7.1
Char Mandalbhag 6.5
Karanga 5.9
Mamabhagina 5.3
Gobindapur 5.1
Godpukuria 4.5
Ranghat 4.1
Bansghata 4.1
Gangulia 4.1