Bagula Census Town, with population of about 23 thousand is Hanskhali sub district's the most populous census town located in Hanskhali sub district of Nadia district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Bagula census town is 4 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 6291 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Bagula Ward No 01 and the population of Bagula Ward No 01 is about 23 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Bagula which is within the census town. Krishnagar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 18 km. District head quarter of the census town is Krishnagar which is 20 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 107 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 105 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 23 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (51%) are male and about 11 thousand (49%) are female. 25% of the whole population are from general caste, 74% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bagula census town is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 5293 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bagula

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22,649 5,634 16,804 211 1,972
Male 11,631 2,889 8,625 117 1,011
Female 11,018 2,745 8,179 94 961

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 947.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bagula

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 22,649 22,457 69 6 2 12 1 11 91
Male 11,631 11,533 30 6 2 5 0 5 50
Female 11,018 10,924 39 0 0 7 1 6 41

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 12.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 13.6% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 11.9%. General caste population has increased by 12.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 427.5% and child population has decreased by -6.2% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bagula

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.7% 12.2% 11.8% 427.5% -6.2%
Male 11.9% 9.2% 11.7% 387.5% -7.8%
Female 13.6% 15.5% 11.9% 487.5% -4.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 947 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 950, in schedule caste is 948 and in schedule tribe is 803. There are 951 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 32 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bagula

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 52 1 136 32
2011 947 950 948 803 951
2001 934 898 947 667 919

Literacy

Total about 18 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 9834 are male and 8465 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bagula is 88%. 93% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bagula

Total Male Female
Change 6.8% 3.9% 9.9%
2011 88.5% 92.6% 84.2%
2001 81.7% 88.7% 74.3%

Workers profile

Bagula has 35% (7871) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 12% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bagula

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.8% 29.5% 5.2% 65.2%
Male 56.4% 50.7% 5.7% 43.6%
Female 11.9% 7.3% 4.7% 88.1%