Sibnagar Census Town, with population of 6812 is Farakka sub district's the 3rd least populous census town located in Farakka sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Sibnagar census town is 1 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 5494 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Sibnagar Ward No 01 and the population of Sibnagar Ward No 01 is 6812.

Nearest railway station is Dhuliyan which is 2 km far from here. Farakka is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Barhampore which is 105 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 305 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1355.3 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10.5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6812 people, among them 3445 (51%) are male and 3367 (49%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sibnagar census town is 18%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1301 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sibnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,812 6,091 719 2 1,220
Male 3,445 3,094 349 2 613
Female 3,367 2,997 370 0 607

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 75% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 25% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 980 in Hindus are 968.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sibnagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,812 1,710 5,099 1 0 0 0 0 2
Male 3,445 869 2,575 0 0 0 0 0 1
Female 3,367 841 2,524 1 0 0 0 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 54.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4414. Female population growth rate of the census town is 57.6% which is 6.3% higher than male population growth rate of 51.3%. General caste population has increased by 48.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 122.6% and child population has increased by 35.6% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sibnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 54.3% 48.9% 122.6% 0% 35.6%
Male 51.3% 47.1% 101.7% 0% 26.7%
Female 57.6% 50.8% 146.7% 0% 45.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 977 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 969, in schedule caste is 1060. There are 990 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 increased by 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 130 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sibnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 38 25 193 0 130
2011 977 969 1060 0 990
2001 939 944 867 0 860

Literacy

Total 3126 people in the census town are literate, among them 1763 are male and 1363 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sibnagar is 56%. 62% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sibnagar

Total Male Female
Change 17.8% 15.5% 20.4%
2011 55.9% 62.3% 49.4%
2001 38.1% 46.8% 29%

Workers profile

Sibnagar has 49% (3337) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 50% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 34% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sibnagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 49% 34.4% 14.6% 51%
Male 48.4% 34.6% 13.8% 51.6%
Female 49.6% 34.2% 15.4% 50.4%