Chanditala - I Community Development Block, with population of about 1.8 lakh is Hugli district's the 7th least populous sub district, located in Hugli district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 47 villages in the sub district, among them Krishnarampur is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Chak Bangla is the least populous village with population of 340. Krishnarampur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 5 km2 and Raghunathpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 9 census towns in the sub district, those are - Nababpur, Kumirmora, Masat, Gangadharpur and Jangalpara Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.8 lakh people, among them about 90 thousand (50%) are male and about 90 thousand (50%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chanditala - I community development block is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 38 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 58% (about 1 lakh) live in Chanditala - I Sub District rural part and 42% (about 75 thousand) population live in the Chanditala - I Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chanditala - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 179,825 144,301 35,243 281 19,350
Male 90,032 72,435 17,464 133 9,868
Female 89,793 71,866 17,779 148 9,482

Most populated Villages and Cities in Chanditala - I

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Krishnarampur 10044 Nababpur 12728
Sehakhala 6434 Kumirmora 12208
Bhadua 4704 Masat 8007
Kanaidanga 4517 Gangadharpur 7862
Patul 4083 Jangalpara 7478
Pakur 3997 Manirampur 7428
Akuni 3759 Bhagabatipur 7068
Bandpur 3594 Ramanathpur 6811
Banamalipur 3443 Dudhkalmi 5558
Aniya 3281

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 65% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 35% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 986 in Muslims are 1019.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chanditala - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 179,825 117,300 62,225 129 18 9 10 1 133
Male 90,032 59,058 30,815 70 13 4 5 0 67
Female 89,793 58,242 31,410 59 5 5 5 1 66

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 8.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 6.6% which is -3.7% lower than male population growth rate of 10.3%. General caste population has increased by 8.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -28.5% and child population has decreased by -16.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chanditala - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.4% 8.6% 8.4% -28.5% -16.2%
Male 10.3% 10.2% 11% -30.4% -15.6%
Female 6.6% 6.9% 5.9% -26.7% -16.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 997 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 992, in schedule caste is 1018 and in schedule tribe is 1113. 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chanditala - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change -34 -31 -50 55 -15
2011 997 992 1018 1113 961
2001 1031 1023 1068 1058 976

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Chanditala - I

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Azabnagar 1391 Dudhkalmi 1115
Mukundapur 1187 Ramanathpur 1021
Chak Bangla 1112 Nababpur 1017
Chhunche 1092 Kumirmora 1014
Mamudpur 1082 Manirampur 1004
Aniya 1066 Jangalpara 993
Pakur 1061 Masat 985
Jalamadul 1058 Gangadharpur 979
Chak Tajpur 1058 Bhagabatipur 971
Paschim Tajpur 1056

Literacy

Total about 1.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 71 thousand are male and about 64 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chanditala - I is 84%. 88% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chanditala - I

Total Male Female
Change 8.1% 5.7% 10.0%
2011 83.8% 88.2% 79.3%
2001 75.7% 82.5% 69.3%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Chanditala - I

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Chota Choughara 92 Bhagabatipur 89
Patul 91 Nababpur 87
Gopalpur 89 Masat 87
Madhupur 89 Ramanathpur 85
Alipur 88 Jangalpara 85
Dudhkomra 88 Dudhkalmi 84
Singjor 88 Gangadharpur 84
Metekhal 88 Kumirmora 83
Baghati 87 Manirampur 80
Banamalipur 87

Workers profile

Chanditala - I has 36% (about 64 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 11% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chanditala - I

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.7% 30.8% 4.8% 64.3%
Male 60.6% 55.9% 4.7% 39.4%
Female 10.7% 5.7% 4.9% 89.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Chanditala - I

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Krishnarampur 5.3 Bhagabatipur 4.7
Patul 3.6 Kumirmora 4.5
Sehakhala 3.1 Ramanathpur 4.4
Kanaidanga 2.9 Nababpur 3.9
Aniya 2.6 Manirampur 3.4
Banamalipur 2.6 Jangalpara 3.1
Dudhkanra 2.5 Masat 2.9
Bhadua 2 Gangadharpur 2.2
Bade Sola 1.6 Dudhkalmi 1.9
Krishnanagar 1.5