Habra - II Community Development Block, with population of about 1.8 lakh is North Twenty Four Parganas district's the 5th least populous sub district, located in North Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 76 villages in the sub district, among them Dighra is the most populous village with population of 4257 and Rampur is the least populous village with population of 140. Matiagachha is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 3 km2 and Haliadanga is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 4 census towns in the sub district, those are - Guma, Bira, Bara Bamonia and Khorddabamonia Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.8 lakh people, among them about 90 thousand (51%) are male and about 86 thousand (49%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Habra - II community development block is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 42 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 80% (about 1.4 lakh) live in Habra - II Sub District rural part and 20% (about 36 thousand) population live in the Habra - II Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Habra - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 176,490 140,750 31,665 4,075 19,756
Male 90,466 72,229 16,193 2,044 10,078
Female 86,024 68,521 15,472 2,031 9,678

Most populated Villages and Cities in Habra - II

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Dighra 4257 Guma 12025
Tajpur 4092 Bira 10741
Bhatchhala (P) 3710 Bara Bamonia 7193
Hijli 3543 Khorddabamonia 5856
Randhan Gachha 3513
Matiagachha 3509
Dogachhia 3423
Putia 3382
Bagpul 3315
Dhantari 3216

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 51% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 49% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 950 in Muslims are 952.

Religion wise population 2011 - Habra - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 176,490 89,747 86,052 450 17 18 24 3 179
Male 90,466 46,034 44,091 226 7 10 12 3 83
Female 86,024 43,713 41,961 224 10 8 12 0 96

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 17.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 18.4% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 17.2%. General caste population has increased by 16.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 32.2% and child population has decreased by -6.6% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.8% 16.9% 20.3% 32.2% -6.6%
Male 17.2% 16.1% 20.5% 33.8% -7%
Female 18.4% 17.7% 20.2% 30.7% -6.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 951 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 949, in schedule caste is 955 and in schedule tribe is 994. There are 960 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 increased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Habra - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 13 -3 -23 6
2011 951 949 955 994 960
2001 941 936 958 1017 954

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Habra - II

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Sabdalpur 1035 Guma 975
Hatnapara 1004 Bira 963
Sahara 1002 Bara Bamonia 953
Ashudi 1002 Khorddabamonia 944
Paschim Bamandanga 1002
Pumlia 996
Kumardangadogachhia 995
Charakpara 989
Kamarpur 984
Khasdelpur 984

Literacy

Total about 1.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 68 thousand are male and about 59 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Habra - II is 81%. 85% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Habra - II

Total Male Female
Change 7.0% 4.1% 10.0%
2011 81.1% 84.8% 77.1%
2001 74.1% 80.7% 67.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Habra - II

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Padmapukur 90 Bara Bamonia 88
Dhantari 88 Guma 87
Ishwarigachha 87 Bira 87
Rampur 86 Khorddabamonia 79
Patdanga 86
Tengra 86
Raghunathpur 86
Talsa 86
Khorddadepara 85
Randhan Gachha 85

Workers profile

Habra - II has 37% (about 65 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 12% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Habra - II

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.5% 31% 5.5% 63.5%
Male 60.1% 54.1% 6% 39.9%
Female 11.8% 6.8% 4.9% 88.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Habra - II

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Matiagachha 2.9 Bira 3.9
Bhatchhala (P) 2.8 Guma 2.3
Talsa 2.8 Khorddabamonia 1
Pumlia 2.7 Bara Bamonia 0.8
Dogachhia 2.7
Daulatpur 2.3
Sabdalpur 2.2
Magurkhali 2.2
Beraberi 2
Hijli 2