Memari Municipality, with population of about 41 thousand is Barddhaman district's the 3rd least populous municipality located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Memari municipality is 9 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest city by area in the district. Population density of the city is 4689 persons per km2. There are 16 wards in the city, among them Memari Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of 4433 and Memari Ward No 06 is the least populous ward with population of 1613.

Nearest railway station is Memari which is 1 km far from here. Barddhaman is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 30 km. District head quarter of the city is Barddhaman which is 30 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the city and is 90 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1250 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 13°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 41 thousand people, among them about 21 thousand (51%) are male and about 20 thousand (49%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Memari municipality is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 9638 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Memari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 41,451 32,426 7,632 1,393 3,809
Male 20,957 16,468 3,793 696 1,928
Female 20,494 15,958 3,839 697 1,881

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 75% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 24% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 977 in Muslims are 977.

Religion wise population 2011 - Memari

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 41,451 31,061 10,152 31 28 6 19 100 54
Male 20,957 15,709 5,135 16 15 2 7 44 29
Female 20,494 15,352 5,017 15 13 4 12 56 25

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 14.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 36 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 16.9% which is 4.7% higher than male population growth rate of 12.2%. General caste population has increased by 18.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -3.9% and child population has decreased by -10.2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Memari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.5% 18.2% 4.4% -3.9% -10.2%
Male 12.2% 15.2% 3.9% -3.6% -10.7%
Female 16.9% 21.4% 4.8% -4.3% -9.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 978 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 969, in schedule caste is 1012 and in schedule tribe is 1001. There are 976 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 39 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 - Memari

Total General SC ST Child
Change 39 50 8 -7 12
2011 978 969 1012 1001 976
2001 939 919 1004 1008 964

Literacy

Total about 32 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 17 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Memari is 85%. 89% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Memari

Total Male Female
Change 7.2% 5.0% 9.8%
2011 84.8% 89.5% 80.1%
2001 77.6% 84.5% 70.3%

Workers profile

Memari has 38% (about 16 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 18% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Memari

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.1% 31.9% 6.2% 61.9%
Male 58% 50.7% 7.3% 42%
Female 17.8% 12.7% 5.1% 82.2%