Kulpi Community Development Block, with population of about 2.8 lakh is South Twenty Four Parganas district's the 6th most populous sub district, located in South Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 172 villages in the sub district, among them Lakshmipur is the most populous village with population of about 24 thousand and Dakshin Mukundapur is the least populous village with population of 15. Lakshmipur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 22 km2 and Dari Ratneshwarpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 census towns in the sub district, those are - Berandari Bagaria and Dhola Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.8 lakh people, among them about 1.4 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.4 lakh (49%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 30% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kulpi community development block is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 59 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 94% (about 2.7 lakh) live in Kulpi Sub District rural part and 6% (about 17 thousand) population live in the Kulpi Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kulpi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 283,197 198,862 84,020 315 39,378
Male 144,773 101,167 43,456 150 19,979
Female 138,424 97,695 40,564 165 19,399

Most populated Villages and Cities in Kulpi

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Lakshmipur 23956 Berandari Bagaria 10748
Belpukuria 13011 Dhola 5804
Chandipur 6982
Karimnagar 5443
Manoharpur 5206
Arunnagar 4604
Darikautala 4588
Ishwaripur 4427
Durganagar 4274
Dakshin Akraberia 4238

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 59% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 41% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 938 in Muslims are 981.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kulpi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 283,197 166,726 114,964 1,186 35 13 22 6 245
Male 144,773 86,015 58,024 577 19 7 10 4 117
Female 138,424 80,711 56,940 609 16 6 12 2 128

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 16.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 17.4% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 16%. General caste population has increased by 20.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 123.4% and child population has decreased by -1.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kulpi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.7% 20.4% 8.6% 123.4% -1.2%
Male 16% 19.3% 8.9% 70.5% -1.1%
Female 17.4% 21.5% 8.3% 211.3% -1.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 956 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 966, in schedule caste is 933 and in schedule tribe is 1100. There are 971 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kulpi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 18 -6 498 -2
2011 956 966 933 1100 971
2001 945 948 939 602 973

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Kulpi

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chak Banamalipur 1737 Berandari Bagaria 968
Atjungri 1323 Dhola 966
Pathar Bar 1240
Dakshin Sultanpur 1165
Bamanpara 1152
Sapmara 1110
Bishnurampur 1087
Chak Khetuhaldar 1065
Ramjannagar 1061
Basudebpur 1038

Literacy

Total about 1.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1 lakh are male and about 82 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kulpi is 75%. 82% 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 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kulpi

Total Male Female
Change 7.8% 2.6% 13.3%
2011 75.5% 81.8% 68.9%
2001 67.7% 79.2% 55.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Kulpi

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Mahadebpur 94 Dhola 75
Parbatipur 92 Berandari Bagaria 73
Gopinathpur 92
Ulkimari 92
Chak Haruray 90
Hari Narayanpur 89
Dakshin Ballavpur 89
Patharberia 89
Chak Ramnath 89
Chhota Manoharpur 88

Workers profile

Kulpi has 33% (about 94 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 11% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kulpi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.1% 19.1% 14% 66.9%
Male 54.6% 33.2% 21.3% 45.4%
Female 10.6% 4.3% 6.2% 89.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Kulpi

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Lakshmipur 22.5 Berandari Bagaria 4.1
Belpukuria 9.1 Dhola 1.7
Tyangra Char 7.2
Rangatala 3.9
Durganagar 3.6
Arunnagar 3.5
Darikautala 3.5
Chandipur 3.2
Ishwaripur 3.2
Simulbaria 3.1