Chak Baria Census Town, with population of 4914 is Sonarpur sub district's the 2nd 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 Chak Baria census town is 2 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 3130 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Chak Baria Ward No 01 and the population of Chak Baria Ward No 01 is 4914.

Nearest railway station is Sonarpur which is within the census town. Baruipur is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Alipur. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 20 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 150 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 15°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 4914 people, among them 2520 (51%) are male and 2394 (49%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chak Baria census town is 13%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 1019 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chak Baria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,914 4,263 650 1 634
Male 2,520 2,181 339 0 302
Female 2,394 2,082 311 1 332

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 71% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 29% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 961 in Hindus are 926.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chak Baria

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,914 1,423 3,484 3 1 1 0 0 2
Male 2,520 739 1,777 1 1 0 0 0 2
Female 2,394 684 1,707 2 0 1 0 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 13.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4334. Female population growth rate of the census town is 18.9% which is 10.3% higher than male population growth rate of 8.6%. General caste population has increased by 11.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26.2% and child population has decreased by -9.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chak Baria

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.4% 11.6% 26.2% 0% -9.7%
Male 8.6% 6.8% 21.9% 0% -24.3%
Female 18.9% 17.2% 31.2% 0% 9.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 950 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 955, in schedule caste is 917. There are 1099 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 82 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 340 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chak Baria

Total General SC ST Child
Change 82 85 64 0 340
2011 950 955 917 0 1099
2001 868 870 853 0 759

Literacy

Total 3440 people in the census town are literate, among them 1879 are male and 1561 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chak Baria is 80%. 85% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chak Baria

Total Male Female
Change 6.9% 2.8% 11.6%
2011 80.4% 84.7% 75.7%
2001 73.5% 81.9% 64.1%

Workers profile

Chak Baria has 31% (1531) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 7% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chak Baria

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.2% 25.3% 5.9% 68.8%
Male 53.7% 45.2% 8.5% 46.3%
Female 7.4% 4.3% 3.2% 92.6%