Baruipur Community Development Block, with population of about 4.3 lakh is South Twenty Four Parganas district's the most populous sub district, located in South Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 122 villages in the sub district, among them Ramnagar is the most populous village with population of about 17 thousand and Dhankhola is the least populous village with population of 206. Ramnagar is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 14 km2 and Phuldubi is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 12 census towns in the sub district, those are - Baruipur (P), Mallikpur, Champahati, Hariharpur and Petua Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 4.3 lakh people, among them about 2.2 lakh (51%) are male and about 2.1 lakh (49%) are female. 62% of the whole population are from general caste, 38% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Baruipur community development block is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 98 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 73% (about 3.2 lakh) live in Baruipur Sub District rural part and 27% (about 1.2 lakh) population live in the Baruipur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Baruipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 433,119 266,437 165,537 1,145 50,049
Male 221,200 135,451 85,122 627 25,624
Female 211,919 130,986 80,415 518 24,425

Most populated Villages and Cities in Baruipur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Ramnagar 17053 Baruipur (P) 22430
Begampur 12742 Mallikpur 19120
Sitakundu 11354 Champahati 12111
Brinda Khali 10762 Hariharpur 12027
Belgachhi 8710 Petua 9596
Nabagram 8452 Solgohalia 9373
Sasan (P) 7123 Khodar Bazar 6360
Uttar Bhag 6748 Panchghara 6340
Sikhar Bali 6205 Komarhat 5782
Kuruli 5755 Salipur (P) 5091

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 61% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 37% of the total population and Not Stateds are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 957 in Muslims are 955 and in Not Stateds are 1031.

Religion wise population 2011 - Baruipur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 433,119 263,627 160,073 3,852 179 146 65 59 5,118
Male 221,200 134,703 81,868 1,885 86 74 30 34 2,520
Female 211,919 128,924 78,205 1,967 93 72 35 25 2,598

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 23.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 24.8% which is 3% higher than male population growth rate of 21.8%. General caste population has increased by 33%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 35.8% and child population has increased by 1.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Baruipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.2% 33% 10.1% 35.8% 1.3%
Male 21.8% 30.8% 9.7% 36.9% 1.4%
Female 24.8% 35.5% 10.6% 34.5% 1.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 958 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 967, in schedule caste is 945 and in schedule tribe is 826. There are 953 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Baruipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 33 8 -15 -3
2011 958 967 945 826 953
2001 935 934 937 841 956

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Baruipur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Biraldham Nagar 1223 Champahati 1001
Auliapur 1144 Garia 994
Ganespur 1055 Hariharpur 992
Bagdaha 1044 Naridana 988
Durgapur Gazipur 1042 Solgohalia 984
Sasan (P) 1039 Baruipur (P) 968
Durga 1020 Salipur (P) 963
Nihata 1015 Panchghara 963
Kholapota 1005 Petua 960
Panch Gachhia 1002 Mallikpur 960

Literacy

Total about 2.9 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.6 lakh are male and about 1.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Baruipur is 76%. 82% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Baruipur

Total Male Female
Change 7.6% 4.3% 11.3%
2011 76.5% 82.2% 70.5%
2001 68.9% 77.9% 59.2%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Baruipur

Workers profile

Baruipur has 36% (about 1.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 14% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Baruipur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.7% 26.3% 9.4% 64.3%
Male 56% 44.4% 11.7% 44%
Female 14.5% 7.4% 7.1% 85.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Baruipur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Ramnagar 13.6 Baruipur (P) 10
Begampur 12.4 Solgohalia 2.7
Mirpur 10.6 Champahati 2.2
Nabagram 8.1 Garia 2
Uttar Bhag 7.9 Komarhat 1.9
Brinda Khali 7.6 Hariharpur 1.8
Teurhat 5.3 Naridana 1.8
Belgachhi 5.1 Mallikpur 1.4
Paruldaha 4.8 Panchghara 1.3
Sitakundu 4.3 Petua 1.3