Baduria Community Development Block, with population of about 2.9 lakh is North Twenty Four Parganas district's the 5th most populous sub district, located in North Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 96 villages in the sub district, among them Chandipur is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Chak Labanga is the least populous village with population of 48. Shimla Durgapur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 6 km2 and Chak Khamarpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.9 lakh people, among them about 1.5 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.4 lakh (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Baduria community development block is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 68 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 97% (about 2.8 lakh) live in Baduria Sub District rural part and 3% (7275) population live in the Baduria Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Baduria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 285,319 236,085 46,811 2,423 31,920
Male 145,641 120,246 24,175 1,220 16,276
Female 139,678 115,839 22,636 1,203 15,644

Most populated Villages and Cities in Baduria

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Chandipur 11021 Dakshin Chatra 7275
Punra (P) 8590
Jashaikati 7317
Shimla Durgapur 7225
Aturia 7182
Ghoshpur 7036
Sayestanagar 7014
Katia 6450
Bena 5702
Ramchandrapur 5650

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 65% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 34% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 968 in Hindus are 943.

Religion wise population 2011 - Baduria

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 285,319 98,010 186,836 156 28 7 18 8 256
Male 145,641 50,448 94,942 73 15 4 13 5 141
Female 139,678 47,562 91,894 83 13 3 5 3 115

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 15.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15.2% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 15.2%. General caste population has increased by 14.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 32.3% and child population has decreased by -13.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Baduria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.2% 14.8% 16.4% 32.3% -13.1%
Male 15.2% 14.7% 17.3% 32.6% -12.9%
Female 15.2% 15% 15.5% 31.9% -13.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 963, in schedule caste is 936 and in schedule tribe is 986. There are 961 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 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Baduria

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 2 -15 -5 -4
2011 959 963 936 986 961
2001 959 961 951 991 965

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Baduria

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chak Khamarpur 1593 Dakshin Chatra 968
Kankrasuti 1072
Magurali Satpai 1069
Padmapukur 1061
Bishnupur 1033
Joypur 1027
Safirebad 1025
Salua 1021
Ruey Danga 1020
Atlia 1019

Literacy

Total about 2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.1 lakh are male and about 93 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Baduria is 79%. 82% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Baduria

Total Male Female
Change 8.1% 5.2% 11.2%
2011 78.7% 82.1% 75.2%
2001 70.6% 76.9% 64%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Baduria

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Panji 91 Dakshin Chatra 87
Media 89
Safirebad 89
Raghunathpur 87
Gandharbbapur 86
Palta 86
Shrikati 86
Jadurhati 86
Sannya 85
Katia 85

Workers profile

Baduria has 38% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 14% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Baduria

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38% 29.6% 8.3% 62%
Male 60.9% 51.4% 9.5% 39.1%
Female 14.1% 7% 7.1% 85.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Baduria

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Shimla Durgapur 5.9 Dakshin Chatra 2.3
Jashaikati 5.7
Punra (P) 5
Aturia 4.9
Bena 4.8
Chandipur 4.5
Kankrasuti 4.3
Sayestanagar 4.2
Gandharbbapur 4
Ramchandrapur 4