Hingalganj Community Development Block, with population of about 1.7 lakh is North Twenty Four Parganas district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in North Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 42 villages in the sub district, among them Sandelerbil is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Khosbash is the least populous village with population of 89. Sandelerbil is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 13 km2 and Khosbash is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 2 census towns in the sub district, those are - Hingalganj and Bankra Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.7 lakh people, among them about 89 thousand (51%) are male and about 86 thousand (49%) are female. 27% of the whole population are from general caste, 66% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Hingalganj community development block is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 46 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 91% (about 1.6 lakh) live in Hingalganj Sub District rural part and 9% (about 15 thousand) population live in the Hingalganj Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Hingalganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 174,545 46,575 115,227 12,743 18,880
Male 88,937 23,512 59,011 6,414 9,567
Female 85,608 23,063 56,216 6,329 9,313

Most populated Villages and Cities in Hingalganj

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Sandelerbil 10401 Hingalganj 8179
Mamudpur 8942 Bankra 6897
Shridhar Kati 7687
Durgapur Baylani 7115
Jogesganj 7082
Bispur 6643
Kalitala 6609
Parghumti 6581
Ramapur 6357
Patghara 6270

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 12% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 954 in Muslims are 1032.

Religion wise population 2011 - Hingalganj

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 174,545 153,550 20,623 75 25 21 8 6 237
Male 88,937 78,591 10,149 40 16 13 6 2 120
Female 85,608 74,959 10,474 35 9 8 2 4 117

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 11.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.4% which is 1.5% higher than male population growth rate of 10.9%. General caste population has increased by 4.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22.3% and child population has decreased by -13.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Hingalganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.6% 4.9% 13.4% 22.3% -13.4%
Male 10.9% 3.6% 12.9% 22% -13.8%
Female 12.4% 6.3% 14% 22.6% -12.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 981, in schedule caste is 953 and in schedule tribe is 987. There are 973 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 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Hingalganj

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 25 9 5 10
2011 963 981 953 987 973
2001 949 956 944 982 963

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Hingalganj

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kothabbari 1065 Bankra 1032
Ketarchak 1024 Hingalganj 981
Sandelerbil 998
Sarapkathi 993
Ramapur 993
Banstala 992
Bispur 988
Samsernagar 983
Dulduli 978
Malekanghumti 973

Literacy

Total about 1.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 67 thousand are male and about 53 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Hingalganj is 77%. 84% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Hingalganj

Total Male Female
Change 6.8% 2.9% 11.0%
2011 76.9% 84.2% 69.2%
2001 70.1% 81.3% 58.2%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Hingalganj

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kumirmari 88 Hingalganj 75
Ketarchak 87 Bankra 49
Kathal Baria 86
Sarapkathi 85
Purbba Khejurbaria 84
Deuli 83
Malekanghumti 83
Samsernagar 82
Sahebkhali 82
Chhota Sahebkhali 82

Workers profile

Hingalganj has 43% (about 75 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 25% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 22% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Hingalganj

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42.7% 23.3% 19.4% 57.3%
Male 59.7% 38% 21.7% 40.3%
Female 25% 8.1% 16.9% 75%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Hingalganj

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Sandelerbil 13.4 Hingalganj 5.9
Madhabkati 12.1 Bankra 3.2
Mamudpur 10.7
Parghumti 9.5
Ramapur 9.4
Shridhar Kati 9.3
Jogesganj 9.1
Sahebkhali 9
Malekanghumti 8.8
Kalitala 8.4