Chakiabhita Census Town, with population of 5251 is Rajganj sub district's the least populous census town located in Rajganj sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Chakiabhita census town is 4 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1367 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Chakiabhita Ward No 01 and the population of Chakiabhita Ward No 01 is 5251.

Nearest railway station is Ambari Falakata which is within the census town. Rajganj is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 9 km. District head quarter of the census town is Jalpaiguri which is 25 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 502 km far from here. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39°C and minimum temperature goes down to 11°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5251 people, among them 2720 (52%) are male and 2531 (48%) are female. 30% of the whole population are from general caste, 70% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chakiabhita census town is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1199 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chakiabhita

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,251 1,567 3,650 34 568
Male 2,720 805 1,902 13 298
Female 2,531 762 1,748 21 270

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 926 in Muslims are 1125.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chakiabhita

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,251 5,106 136 7 1 0 0 0 1
Male 2,720 2,651 64 4 1 0 0 0 0
Female 2,531 2,455 72 3 0 0 0 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 18.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4434. Female population growth rate of the census town is 16.9% which is -3% lower than male population growth rate of 19.9%. General caste population has increased by 3.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 54.5% and child population has decreased by -12.3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chakiabhita

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.4% 3.6% 25.9% 54.5% -12.3%
Male 19.9% 3.5% 28.4% 30% -5.4%
Female 16.9% 3.8% 23.2% 75% -18.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 931 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 947, in schedule caste is 919 and in schedule tribe is 1615. There are 906 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 151 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chakiabhita

Total General SC ST Child
Change -23 4 -39 415 -151
2011 931 947 919 1615 906
2001 954 943 958 1200 1057

Literacy

Total 3704 people in the census town are literate, among them 2049 are male and 1655 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chakiabhita is 79%. 85% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chakiabhita

Total Male Female
Change 14.1% 9.9% 18.5%
2011 79.1% 84.6% 73.2%
2001 65% 74.7% 54.7%

Workers profile

Chakiabhita has 38% (1977) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 17% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chakiabhita

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.6% 29.6% 8.1% 62.4%
Male 56.7% 49.3% 7.4% 43.3%
Female 17.1% 8.3% 8.9% 82.9%