Ramchandrapur Census Town, with population of 8196 is Sonarpur sub district's the most 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 Ramchandrapur census town is 2 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 5091 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Ramchandrapur Ward No 01 and the population of Ramchandrapur Ward No 01 is 8196.

Nearest railway station is Garia which is 8 km far from here. Baruipur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 11 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipur. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 15 km far from here.

Demographics

The census town is home to 8196 people, among them 4188 (51%) are male and 4008 (49%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ramchandrapur census town is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2123 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ramchandrapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,196 6,972 1,137 87 700
Male 4,188 3,531 612 45 363
Female 4,008 3,441 525 42 337

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 963 in Muslims are 937.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ramchandrapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 8,196 7,074 1,077 19 2 9 7 1 7
Male 4,188 3,604 556 12 2 6 3 1 4
Female 4,008 3,470 521 7 0 3 4 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 62.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5045. Female population growth rate of the census town is 63.6% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of 61.4%. General caste population has increased by 81.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 85.1% and child population has increased by 23.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ramchandrapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 62.5% 81.8% -2.2% 85.1% 23.7%
Male 61.4% 80.2% 0% 95.7% 30.1%
Female 63.6% 83.4% -4.5% 75% 17.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 975, in schedule caste is 858 and in schedule tribe is 933. There are 928 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 decreased by 101 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ramchandrapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 18 -41 -110 -101
2011 957 975 858 933 928
2001 944 957 899 1043 1029

Literacy

Total 6874 people in the census town are literate, among them 3607 are male and 3267 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ramchandrapur is 92%. 94% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ramchandrapur

Total Male Female
Change 4.1% 3.0% 5.4%
2011 91.7% 94.3% 89%
2001 87.6% 91.3% 83.6%

Workers profile

Ramchandrapur has 37% (3006) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 16% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ramchandrapur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.7% 31.9% 4.8% 63.3%
Male 56.4% 50.6% 5.7% 43.6%
Female 16.1% 12.2% 3.9% 83.9%