Deshopran Community Development Block, with population of about 1.8 lakh is Purba Medinipur district's the 13th least populous sub district, located in Purba Medinipur district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 166 villages in the sub district, among them Durmut is the most populous village with population of 4617 and Murabania is the least populous village with population of 9. Kanai Chatta is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 5 km2 and Purushottampur is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.8 lakh people, among them about 91 thousand (52%) are male and about 85 thousand (48%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Deshopran community development block is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 38 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 97% (about 1.7 lakh) live in Deshopran Sub District rural part and 3% (5455) population live in the Deshopran Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Deshopran

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 176,393 158,850 17,432 111 20,310
Male 90,937 81,937 8,940 60 10,428
Female 85,456 76,913 8,492 51 9,882

Most populated Villages and Cities in Deshopran

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Durmut 4617 Basantia 5455
Basudebberya 4229
Harranamaldina 3662
Khagrabani 3589
Anurai 3349
Safiabad 3322
Sarda 3099
Uttar Dihimukundapur 2956
Amtalia 2657
Chalti 2261

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 84% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 936 in Muslims are 961.

Religion wise population 2011 - Deshopran

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 176,393 148,883 27,206 95 26 12 12 1 158
Male 90,937 76,916 13,877 51 12 6 5 1 69
Female 85,456 71,967 13,329 44 14 6 7 0 89

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 15.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15.2% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of 15.3%. General caste population has increased by 15.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 56.3% and child population has decreased by -4.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Deshopran

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.2% 15.3% 14.4% 56.3% -4.8%
Male 15.3% 15.3% 15.5% 76.5% -5.2%
Female 15.2% 15.4% 13.2% 37.8% -4.3%

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 950 and in schedule tribe is 850. There are 948 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Deshopran

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 1 -19 -238 9
2011 940 939 950 850 948
2001 941 938 969 1088 939

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Deshopran

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Murabania 2000 Basantia 919
Purba Rasulpur 1555
Gokulnagar Deulpota 1149
Biswanathpur 1121
Dakshin Harsha Chak 1093
Dhobaberya 1071
Abasberya 1070
Gopalchak 1069
Paschim Kadua 1059
Banamaliberya 1049

Literacy

Total about 1.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 75 thousand are male and about 63 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Deshopran is 88%. 93% of male and 83% 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 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Deshopran

Total Male Female
Change 8.3% 4.4% 12.5%
2011 88.3% 93.3% 83.1%
2001 80% 88.9% 70.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Deshopran

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Barjubar 100 Basantia 79
Murabania 100
Kaliagachhia 100
Masjidpur 99
Paschim Kadua 98
Phulbari 98
Jhawamanu Rautbar 97
Kasafalia 97
Baghaghol 96
Umapati Bar 96

Workers profile

Deshopran has 38% (about 66 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 16% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 24% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Deshopran

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.7% 19.8% 17.8% 62.3%
Male 57.7% 34.2% 23.5% 42.3%
Female 16.3% 4.5% 11.8% 83.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Deshopran

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kanai Chatta 5.2 Basantia 1.4
Basudebberya 4.9
Uttar Dihimukundapur 3.9
Harranamaldina 3.8
Amtalia 3.5
Anurai 3.4
Durmut 3.3
Safiabad 2.7
Jhawa 2.6
Chandberya 2.5