Habra - I Community Development Block, with population of about 2.3 lakh is North Twenty Four Parganas district's the 9th most populous sub district, located in North Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 55 villages in the sub district, among them Janaphul is the most populous village with population of 9515 and Basir Hati is the least populous village with population of 1001. Sonakene is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 6 km2 and Hirapol is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 6 census towns in the sub district, those are - Maslandapur, Betpuli, Purbba Narayanpur, Sadpur and Nokpul Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.3 lakh people, among them about 1.2 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (48%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 35% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Habra - I community development block is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 54 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 78% (about 1.8 lakh) live in Habra - I Sub District rural part and 22% (about 50 thousand) population live in the Habra - I Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Habra - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 225,200 140,859 77,965 6,376 22,325
Male 116,027 72,551 40,218 3,258 11,491
Female 109,173 68,308 37,747 3,118 10,834

Most populated Villages and Cities in Habra - I

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Janaphul 9515 Maslandapur 10790
Phultala 7775 Betpuli 9404
Bergum 6989 Purbba Narayanpur 7950
Sonakene 6937 Sadpur 7773
Rajballabhpur 6909 Nokpul 7737
Mahisha Machhlandapur 6488 Anarbaria 5895
Kashipur 5877
Kumra 5410
Dakshin Sarai 5285
Krishna Nagar 5187

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 74% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 26% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 939 in Muslims are 942.

Religion wise population 2011 - Habra - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 225,200 165,537 58,132 1,057 51 15 13 16 379
Male 116,027 85,367 29,930 517 26 9 9 7 162
Female 109,173 80,170 28,202 540 25 6 4 9 217

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 19.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 20.2% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 19.2%. General caste population has increased by 14.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 43.8% and child population has decreased by -5.6% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.7% 14.2% 29.1% 43.8% -5.6%
Male 19.2% 13.3% 29.6% 43.1% -5.6%
Female 20.2% 15.1% 28.6% 44.5% -5.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 941 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 942, in schedule caste is 939 and in schedule tribe is 957. There are 943 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 0 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Habra - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 15 -7 9 0
2011 941 942 939 957 943
2001 933 927 946 948 943

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Habra - I

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bamandanga 1025 Anarbaria 983
Bergum 982 Sadpur 970
Kharo 973 Betpuli 969
Salua 973 Purbba Narayanpur 964
Kola 971 Maslandapur 955
Rajballabhpur 969 Nokpul 920
Beleni 962
Metiagachi 961
Simulpur 959
Lakshmipul 958

Literacy

Total about 1.7 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 91 thousand are male and about 78 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Habra - I is 83%. 87% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Habra - I

Total Male Female
Change 5.2% 2.4% 8.3%
2011 83.1% 87.1% 78.9%
2001 77.9% 84.7% 70.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Habra - I

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Hirapol 90 Sadpur 89
Gohalbati 89 Betpuli 88
Uludanga 88 Maslandapur 88
Kashipur 88 Purbba Narayanpur 86
Janaphul 87 Nokpul 86
Bamandanga 86 Anarbaria 83
Baugachhi 86
Jashur 86
Boyerghata 85
Mahisha Machhlandapur 85

Workers profile

Habra - I has 37% (about 82 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 13% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Habra - I

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.6% 31.3% 5.3% 63.4%
Male 58.5% 52.6% 5.9% 41.5%
Female 13.4% 8.8% 4.6% 86.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Habra - I

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Sonakene 6.5 Purbba Narayanpur 2.5
Bergum 5.2 Betpuli 2
Janaphul 5.1 Nokpul 1.7
Marakpur 3.9 Maslandapur 1.7
Mahisha Machhlandapur 3.8 Sadpur 1.6
Nangla 3.5 Anarbaria 1.2
Rajballabhpur 3.4
Kumra 3.2
Phultala 3.1
Maligram 2.8