Ramnagar - II Community Development Block, with population of about 1.6 lakh is Purba Medinipur district's the 6th least populous sub district, located in Purba Medinipur district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 134 villages in the sub district, among them Bara Bankuya is the most populous village with population of 6169 and Mania is the least populous village with population of 6. Dakshin Purushottampur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Bar Badalpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.6 lakh people, among them about 80 thousand (52%) are male and about 76 thousand (48%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ramnagar - II community development block is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 32 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ramnagar - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 156,054 133,968 21,787 299 16,314
Male 80,373 69,034 11,177 162 8,235
Female 75,681 64,934 10,610 137 8,079

Most populated Villages in Ramnagar - II

Villages
Name Population
Bara Bankuya 6169
Kalindi 4893
Satilapur 4570
Kanpur 4523
Karonji 4329
Paldhui 3813
Kalapunja 3637
Dera 3628
Kadua 3615
Mandar 3583

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 940 in Muslims are 963.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ramnagar - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 156,054 143,362 12,542 23 23 4 6 0 94
Male 80,373 73,907 6,390 11 15 1 4 0 45
Female 75,681 69,455 6,152 12 8 3 2 0 49

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 13.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.5% which is -2.2% lower than male population growth rate of 14.7%. General caste population has increased by 12.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -21.1% and child population has decreased by -6.4% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.6% 12.1% 24.4% -21.1% -6.4%
Male 14.7% 13.3% 24.5% -16.5% -8.7%
Female 12.5% 10.9% 24.4% -25.9% -4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 942 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 941, in schedule caste is 949 and in schedule tribe is 846. There are 981 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 48 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ramnagar - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change -18 -20 -1 -108 48
2011 942 941 949 846 981
2001 960 961 950 954 933

Villages with highest sex ratio in Ramnagar - II

Literacy

Total about 1.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 69 thousand are male and about 56 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ramnagar - II is 89%. 95% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ramnagar - II

Total Male Female
Change 6.1% 2.1% 10.1%
2011 89.4% 95% 83.4%
2001 83.3% 92.9% 73.3%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Ramnagar - II

Workers profile

Ramnagar - II has 36% (about 57 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 12% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 22% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ramnagar - II

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.4% 21.1% 15.2% 63.6%
Male 59.6% 37.9% 21.7% 40.4%
Female 11.7% 3.4% 8.4% 88.3%

Biggest Villages in Ramnagar - II

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Dakshin Purushottampur 9.9
Silampur 7.9
Kalindi 4.7
Chata Padmapur 4.5
Karonji 4.3
Kalapunja 4.2
Kadua 3.7
Sona Muhi 3.4
Satilapur 3.4
Islampur 3.3