Barrackpur - II Community Development Block, with population of about 2.2 lakh is North Twenty Four Parganas district's the 10th most populous sub district, located in North Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 15 villages in the sub district, among them Dangadihila is the most populous village with population of 5827 and Nabharanda is the least populous village with population of 784. Ishwaripur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 3 km2 and Ganespur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 13 census towns in the sub district, those are - Jafarpur, Talbandha, Teleni Para, Ruiya and Patulia Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.2 lakh people, among them about 1.1 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (49%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Barrackpur - II community development block is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 53 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 76% (about 1.7 lakh) live in Barrackpur - II Sub District urban part and 24% (about 52 thousand) population live in the Barrackpur - II Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Barrackpur - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 217,171 158,278 53,987 4,906 20,953
Male 111,282 80,961 27,812 2,509 10,747
Female 105,889 77,317 26,175 2,397 10,206

Most populated Villages and Cities in Barrackpur - II

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Dangadihila 5827 Jafarpur 19062
Surjyapur 5714 Talbandha 17802
Dopere 5276 Teleni Para 17781
Ishwaripur 5155 Ruiya 17661
Chhota Kanthalia 4052 Patulia 16979
Jugberia 3401 Muragachha 13249
Manish Pota 3207 Chak Kanthalia 11108
Karana Madhabpur 3088 Chandpur 10930
Badai 3068 Mohanpur 9096
Bara Kanthalia 2782 Babanpur (P) 8942

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 78% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 21% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 951 in Muslims are 951.

Religion wise population 2011 - Barrackpur - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 217,171 168,756 46,594 686 66 265 17 43 744
Male 111,282 86,488 23,877 359 35 130 12 24 357
Female 105,889 82,268 22,717 327 31 135 5 19 387

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 36.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 38.8% which is 4% higher than male population growth rate of 34.8%. General caste population has increased by 37.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 105.1% and child population has increased by 20.4% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 36.7% 37.2% 31.5% 105.1% 20.4%
Male 34.8% 34.6% 31.7% 91.7% 20.3%
Female 38.8% 39.9% 31.3% 121.3% 20.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 952 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 955, in schedule caste is 941 and in schedule tribe is 955. There are 950 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Barrackpur - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 36 -3 128 1
2011 952 955 941 955 950
2001 924 919 944 827 949

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Barrackpur - II

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chhota Kanthalia 986 Talbandha 971
Surjyapur 984 Patulia 968
Dangadihila 977 Teghari 964
Ganespur 971 Babanpur (P) 963
Dopere 956 Jafarpur 960
Manish Pota 953 Muragachha 960
Ishwaripur 951 Mohanpur 958
Karana Madhabpur 940 Chandpur 954
Jugberia 940 Teleni Para 949
Bara Kanthalia 931 Chak Kanthalia 947

Literacy

Total about 1.7 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 89 thousand are male and about 77 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Barrackpur - II is 85%. 88% of male and 81% 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 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Barrackpur - II

Total Male Female
Change 4.4% 2.4% 6.7%
2011 84.5% 88.3% 80.5%
2001 80.1% 85.9% 73.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Barrackpur - II

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bara Kanthalia 95 Jafarpur 94
Manish Pota 91 Mohanpur 92
Nabharanda 89 Patulia 89
Chhota Kanthalia 89 Chak Kanthalia 86
Ganespur 86 Teghari 86
Jugberia 85 Babanpur (P) 86
Nilganje 84 Teleni Para 86
Karana Madhabpur 84 Muragachha 84
Badai 83 Chandpur 84
Balagar Singerber 82 Bilkanda 83

Workers profile

Barrackpur - II has 35% (about 76 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 11% female population are working population. 53% 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 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Barrackpur - II

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.2% 31.6% 3.6% 64.8%
Male 57.8% 53.3% 4.5% 42.2%
Female 11.4% 8.7% 2.7% 88.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Barrackpur - II

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Ishwaripur 2.6 Teleni Para 7.8
Karana Madhabpur 2.1 Ruiya 2
Surjyapur 1.8 Jafarpur 2
Bhatpara Noapara 1.7 Mohanpur 1.5
Balagar Singerber 1.5 Babanpur (P) 1.4
Dangadihila 1.4 Muragachha 1.2
Badai 1.4 Patulia 1.1
Bara Kanthalia 1.2 Talbandha 1
Manish Pota 1.1 Bandipur 0.8
Chhota Kanthalia 1.1 Teghari 0.8