Bhangar - II Community Development Block, with population of about 2.5 lakh is South Twenty Four Parganas district's the 14th most populous sub district, located in South Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 60 villages in the sub district, among them Bamunia is the most populous village with population of about 16 thousand and Dheati is the least populous village with population of 610. Dhapa Manpur (P) is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 24 km2 and Dakshin Khayerpur is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.5 lakh people, among them about 1.3 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.2 lakh (48%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhangar - II community development block is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 50 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Bhangar - II community development block live in the Bhangar - II Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhangar - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 246,708 195,923 48,893 1,892 34,837
Male 127,195 101,388 24,883 924 17,760
Female 119,513 94,535 24,010 968 17,077

Most populated Villages in Bhangar - II

Villages
Name Population
Bamunia 15582
Pitha Pukuria 11078
Uttar Kasipur 10782
Tona 8915
Uttar Kathalia 8628
Hadia 7921
Benota 7850
Majerhat 7797
Bhogali 7516
Swastayan Gachhi 6966

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 70% 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 937 in Hindus are 946.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhangar - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 246,708 72,192 173,914 216 51 26 45 3 261
Male 127,195 37,092 89,791 111 21 16 24 2 138
Female 119,513 35,100 84,123 105 30 10 21 1 123

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 18.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 19.6% which is 1.5% higher than male population growth rate of 18.1%. General caste population has increased by 22.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -10.2% and child population has decreased by -5.5% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.8% 22.9% 6.3% -10.2% -5.5%
Male 18.1% 22.1% 5.3% -11.5% -5.5%
Female 19.6% 23.7% 7.3% -9% -5.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 940 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 932, in schedule caste is 965 and in schedule tribe is 1048. There are 962 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhangar - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 11 18 29 2
2011 940 932 965 1048 962
2001 928 921 947 1019 960

Villages with highest sex ratio in Bhangar - II

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Dhapa Manpur (P) 1103
Jot Bhim 1054
Chandakanthal Beria 1021
Suk Pukuria 1013
Koch Pukur 1005
Chalta Beria 994
Hatisala 991
Gara Gachha 989
Hat Gachha 989
Nangalbeki 980

Literacy

Total about 1.6 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 85 thousand are male and about 72 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhangar - II is 74%. 78% of male and 71% 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 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhangar - II

Total Male Female
Change 8.8% 5.1% 12.8%
2011 74.4% 78% 70.6%
2001 65.6% 72.9% 57.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Bhangar - II

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Jawpur 86
Kantadanga 86
Suk Pukuria 85
Tara Hadia 84
Paikan 82
Sanpukuria 81
Dakshin Khayerpur 80
Bankachua 80
Jot Bhim 79
Naoabad 79

Workers profile

Bhangar - II has 34% (about 85 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 11% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhangar - II

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.3% 27.3% 7% 65.7%
Male 56.4% 47.8% 8.6% 43.6%
Female 10.7% 5.5% 5.2% 89.3%

Biggest Villages in Bhangar - II

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Dhapa Manpur (P) 24.2
Benota 10.4
Bamunia 8
Uttar Kasipur 6.7
Tona 6.1
Dharmatala Pachuria 6
Hadia 5.1
Pitha Pukuria 4.9
Majerhat 4.2
Swastayan Gachhi 4