Bhagawanpur - II Community Development Block, with population of about 1.9 lakh is Purba Medinipur district's the 10th most populous sub district, located in Purba Medinipur district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 167 villages in the sub district, among them Kismat Bajkul is the most populous village with population of about 18 thousand and Shibramchak is the least populous village with population of 11. Kismat Bajkul is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 15 km2 and Sita Dighi is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.9 lakh people, among them about 99 thousand (52%) are male and about 93 thousand (48%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhagawanpur - II community development block is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 45 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhagawanpur - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 192,162 158,104 33,911 147 21,511
Male 99,060 81,552 17,425 83 11,038
Female 93,102 76,552 16,486 64 10,473

Most populated Villages in Bhagawanpur - II

Villages
Name Population
Kismat Bajkul 17964
Bahadurpur 5205
Bhupati Nagar 5149
Jukhia 4291
Ita Baria 3758
Madha Khali 3733
Radhapur 3670
Arjjun Nagar 3629
Bajkul 3548
Ektarpur 3476

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 940 in Muslims are 934.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhagawanpur - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 192,162 187,575 4,161 55 15 4 7 2 343
Male 99,060 96,703 2,151 32 8 1 3 1 161
Female 93,102 90,872 2,010 23 7 3 4 1 182

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 14.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13.5% which is -2.4% lower than male population growth rate of 15.9%. General caste population has increased by 14.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -46.4% and child population has decreased by -10.8% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.7% 14.3% 16.9% -46.4% -10.8%
Male 15.9% 15.4% 18.7% -33.6% -11.9%
Female 13.5% 13.3% 15.1% -57% -9.5%

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 939, in schedule caste is 946 and in schedule tribe is 771. There are 949 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 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhagawanpur - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change -20 -17 -29 -421 26
2011 940 939 946 771 949
2001 960 956 975 1192 923

Villages with highest sex ratio in Bhagawanpur - II

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Hansghara 1571
Shibramchak 1200
Uttar Khas Mulda 1103
Purbba Tengra 1071
Iswarpur 1070
Kandar Dighi 1055
Keshai Dighi 1052
Naruya Bila 1039
Chaita Mali 1038
Barbaria 1028

Literacy

Total about 1.6 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 84 thousand are male and about 71 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhagawanpur - II is 91%. 95% of male and 86% 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 - Bhagawanpur - II

Total Male Female
Change 7.3% 3.6% 11.0%
2011 91% 95.4% 86.3%
2001 83.7% 91.8% 75.3%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Bhagawanpur - II

Workers profile

Bhagawanpur - II has 38% (about 73 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 17% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 30% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhagawanpur - II

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.8% 15.8% 22.1% 62.2%
Male 57.4% 27.7% 29.7% 42.6%
Female 16.9% 3% 13.9% 83.1%

Biggest Villages in Bhagawanpur - II