Deganga Community Development Block, with population of about 3.2 lakh is North Twenty Four Parganas district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in North Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 107 villages in the sub district, among them Hadipur Chuprijhara is the most populous village with population of 9971 and Jibanpur is the least populous village with population of 79. Parpatna is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 6 km2 and Jhapa is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Deulia Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.2 lakh people, among them about 1.6 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.6 lakh (49%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Deganga community development block is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 73 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 97% (about 3.1 lakh) live in Deganga Sub District rural part and 3% (9663) population live in the Deganga Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Deganga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 319,213 277,626 39,027 2,560 39,415
Male 163,154 141,806 20,100 1,248 20,036
Female 156,059 135,820 18,927 1,312 19,379

Most populated Villages and Cities in Deganga

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Hadipur Chuprijhara 9971 Deulia 9663
Uttar Kalsur 9051
Chandpur 8780
Kaukepara 8707
Alipur 7801
Chyangdana 7188
Dakshin Kalsur 6731
Parpatna 6558
Jadabpur Boalia 6390
Subarnapur 6380

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 71% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 29% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 962 in Hindus are 944.

Religion wise population 2011 - Deganga

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 319,213 91,893 226,397 378 31 19 12 0 483
Male 163,154 47,266 115,408 193 16 12 6 0 253
Female 156,059 44,627 110,989 185 15 7 6 0 230

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 15.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 16.3% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 15.6%. General caste population has increased by 16%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22.1% and child population has decreased by -7.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Deganga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.9% 16% 14.9% 22.1% -7.9%
Male 15.6% 15.7% 14.9% 18.9% -7.6%
Female 16.3% 16.4% 15% 25.4% -8.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 958, in schedule caste is 942 and in schedule tribe is 1051. There are 967 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Deganga

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 6 1 55 -6
2011 957 958 942 1051 967
2001 951 952 941 996 973

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Deganga

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Muraridanga 1117 Deulia 957
Sirajpur 1071
Mamurabad 1054
Chaurashi 1051
Raendi 1031
Jhapa 1030
Patharghata 1021
Gangdhulat 1020
Jadabpur 1019
Harpukuria 1015

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 Deganga is 80%. 83% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Deganga

Total Male Female
Change 11.4% 7.9% 14.9%
2011 79.7% 82.8% 76.3%
2001 68.3% 74.9% 61.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Deganga

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Berachanpa 92 Deulia 85
Manikpur 91
Bhasila 91
Chak Dhulat 89
Kamdebkati 89
Jhapa 88
Biswanathpur 88
Aminpur 87
Odhanpur 86
Basna Benapur 86

Workers profile

Deganga has 35% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 9% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Deganga

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35% 27.3% 7.7% 65%
Male 59.4% 49.3% 10.2% 40.6%
Female 9.5% 4.3% 5.2% 90.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Deganga

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Parpatna 6 Deulia 2.7
Uttar Kalsur 6
Chandpur 5.8
Hadipur Chuprijhara 5.3
Alipur 4.8
Kaukepara 4.6
Dakshin Kalsur 4.5
Chyangdana 4.2
Amulia 3.7
Gobardhanpur 3.7