Bidyadharpur Census Town, with population of 4630 is Sonarpur sub district's the 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 Bidyadharpur 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 4061 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Bidyadharpur Ward No 01 and the population of Bidyadharpur Ward No 01 is 4630.

Nearest railway station is Sonarpur which is within the census town. Sonarpur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 4 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipore. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 22 km far from here.

Demographics

The census town is home to 4630 people, among them 2327 (50%) are male and 2303 (50%) are female. 38% of the whole population are from general caste, 62% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bidyadharpur census town is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1073 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bidyadharpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,630 1,755 2,867 8 549
Male 2,327 879 1,445 3 280
Female 2,303 876 1,422 5 269

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population and Not Stateds are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 971 in Muslims are 1122 and in Not Stateds are 890.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bidyadharpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,630 3,827 660 4 0 0 1 0 138
Male 2,327 1,942 311 1 0 0 0 0 73
Female 2,303 1,885 349 3 0 0 1 0 65

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -1.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4722. Female population growth rate of the census town is -0.6% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of -3.2%. General caste population has decreased by -4.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 700% and child population has decreased by -15.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bidyadharpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1.9% -4.6% -0.5% 700% -15.7%
Male -3.2% -5% -2.3% 200% -13%
Female -0.6% -4.3% 1.4% 0% -18.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 990 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 997, in schedule caste is 984 and in schedule tribe is 1667. There are 961 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 61 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bidyadharpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 8 36 1667 -61
2011 990 997 984 1667 961
2001 963 989 948 0 1022

Literacy

Total 3040 people in the census town are literate, among them 1702 are male and 1338 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bidyadharpur is 74%. 83% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bidyadharpur

Total Male Female
Change 9.3% 6.1% 13.0%
2011 74.5% 83.1% 65.8%
2001 65.2% 77% 52.8%

Workers profile

Bidyadharpur has 36% (1665) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 15% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bidyadharpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36% 29.7% 6.3% 64%
Male 57% 50% 7% 43%
Female 14.7% 9.1% 5.6% 85.3%