Radhanagar Census Town, with population of 6675 is Sonarpur sub district's the 4th least populous census town located in Sonarpur sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Radhanagar census town is 5 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1262 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Radhanagar Ward No 01 and the population of Radhanagar Ward No 01 is 6675.

Nearest railway station is Sonarpur which is 5 km far from here. Sonarpur is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Alipore. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6675 people, among them 3375 (51%) are male and 3300 (49%) are female. 20% of the whole population are from general caste, 79% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Radhanagar census town is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1546 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Radhanagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,675 1,368 5,298 9 711
Male 3,375 719 2,649 7 376
Female 3,300 649 2,649 2 335

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 980.

Religion wise population 2011 - Radhanagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,675 6,626 7 22 2 2 1 0 15
Male 3,375 3,346 5 11 2 1 1 0 9
Female 3,300 3,280 2 11 0 1 0 0 6

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 54.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4318. Female population growth rate of the census town is 54.4% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of 54.7%. General caste population has increased by 232.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 35.6% and child population has increased by 14.1% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Radhanagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 54.6% 232.8% 35.6% 0% 14.1%
Male 54.7% 247.3% 34.2% 0% 23.3%
Female 54.4% 218.1% 37% 0% 5.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 978 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 903, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 286. There are 891 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 152 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Radhanagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 -83 21 286 -152
2011 978 903 1000 286 891
2001 980 986 979 0 1043

Literacy

Total 4302 people in the census town are literate, among them 2411 are male and 1891 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Radhanagar is 72%. 80% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Radhanagar

Total Male Female
Change 12.0% 9.7% 14.7%
2011 72.1% 80.4% 63.8%
2001 60.1% 70.7% 49.1%

Workers profile

Radhanagar has 38% (2547) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 16% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Radhanagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.2% 26.6% 11.5% 61.8%
Male 59.6% 45% 14.5% 40.4%
Female 16.2% 7.8% 8.5% 83.8%