Nandigram - II Community Development Block, with population of about 1.2 lakh is Purba Medinipur district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Purba Medinipur district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 40 villages in the sub district, among them Amda Bad is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Balarampur Part-II is the least populous village with population of 17. Amda Bad is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 9 km2 and Dakhin Kiyakhali is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Ashadtalya Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 63 thousand (51%) are male and about 60 thousand (49%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nandigram - II community development block is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 27 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 96% (about 1.2 lakh) live in Nandigram - II Sub District rural part and 4% (5274) population live in the Nandigram - II Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nandigram - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 123,219 107,139 15,884 196 15,105
Male 63,323 55,038 8,188 97 7,805
Female 59,896 52,101 7,696 99 7,300

Most populated Villages and Cities in Nandigram - II

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Amda Bad 10833 Ashadtalya 5274
Kamalpur 7815
Khodambari 7359
Ghol Pukurya 7053
Birulia 6744
Subdi 5615
Bayal 5543
Amratalya 5287
Hanu Bhunya 4768
Bheturya 4695

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 12% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 945 in Muslims are 956.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nandigram - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 123,219 108,078 14,940 65 16 11 3 1 105
Male 63,323 55,570 7,638 36 5 9 2 1 62
Female 59,896 52,508 7,302 29 11 2 1 0 43

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 17.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 16.5% which is -2.4% lower than male population growth rate of 18.9%. General caste population has increased by 18.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 18.1% and child population has decreased by -4.8% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.8% 18.7% 11.8% 18.1% -4.8%
Male 18.9% 19.9% 13.1% 22.8% -5.4%
Female 16.5% 17.5% 10.5% 13.8% -4.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 946 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 947, in schedule caste is 940 and in schedule tribe is 1021. There are 935 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 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nandigram - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change -20 -19 -21 -80 12
2011 946 947 940 1021 935
2001 966 966 961 1101 923

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Nandigram - II

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Balarampur Part-II 1429 Ashadtalya 938
Kiyakhali 1048
Bayal 1005
Reye Para 1002
Mangalchak 996
Shibrampur 978
Jalpai Part-III 977
Narayanchak 977
Pathuria 975
Naya Chak Bayal 967

Literacy

Total about 96 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 52 thousand are male and about 45 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nandigram - II is 89%. 93% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nandigram - II

Total Male Female
Change 8.5% 3.9% 13.0%
2011 89.2% 93.2% 84.9%
2001 80.7% 89.3% 71.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Nandigram - II

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Dinbhuni Chak 98 Ashadtalya 90
Kanakpur 97
Baishnab Chak 95
Pathuria 95
Monoharpur 93
Balarampur Part-II 93
Chironjibpur 93
Hanu Bhunya 93
Khodambari 92
Bara Nara Singhapur Part-I 92

Workers profile

Nandigram - II has 35% (about 43 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 12% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 25% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nandigram - II

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.9% 17.5% 17.4% 65.1%
Male 56.4% 31.1% 25.3% 43.6%
Female 12.2% 3.1% 9.1% 87.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Nandigram - II

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Amda Bad 9 Ashadtalya 2.9
Birulia 6.6
Ghol Pukurya 6.6
Kamalpur 6.2
Khodambari 6.1
Hanu Bhunya 5.5
Subdi 3.8
Rankinipur 3.7
Bayal 3.7
Bheturya 3.6