Kalikapur Census Town, with population of 5860 is Sonarpur sub district's the 3rd 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 Kalikapur census town is 3 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2220 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Kalikapur Ward No 01 and the population of Kalikapur Ward No 01 is 5860.

Nearest railway station is Sonarpur which is 30 km far from here. Sonarpur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 8 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipur. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 30 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 15 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 15°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5860 people, among them 2977 (51%) are male and 2883 (49%) are female. 32% of the whole population are from general caste, 67% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kalikapur census town is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1435 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kalikapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,860 1,904 3,951 5 548
Male 2,977 980 1,996 1 282
Female 2,883 924 1,955 4 266

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 969.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kalikapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,860 5,824 26 5 0 1 0 4 0
Male 2,977 2,958 16 3 0 0 0 0 0
Female 2,883 2,866 10 2 0 1 0 4 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 13.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5159. Female population growth rate of the census town is 15.2% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of 12%. General caste population has increased by 0.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.3% and child population has decreased by -4.5% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kalikapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.6% 0.2% 21.3% 0% -4.5%
Male 12% -1.1% 19.8% 0% -5.4%
Female 15.2% 1.5% 22.8% 0% -3.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 968 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 943, in schedule caste is 979 and in schedule tribe is 4000. There are 943 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kalikapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 26 25 23 4000 17
2011 968 943 979 4000 943
2001 942 918 956 0 926

Literacy

Total 4419 people in the census town are literate, among them 2414 are male and 2005 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kalikapur is 83%. 90% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kalikapur

Total Male Female
Change 1.8% -1.7% 5.7%
2011 83.2% 89.6% 76.6%
2001 81.4% 91.3% 70.9%

Workers profile

Kalikapur has 35% (2079) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 12% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kalikapur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.5% 28.1% 7.3% 64.5%
Male 58.6% 47% 11.7% 41.4%
Female 11.6% 8.7% 2.9% 88.4%