Sahebpur Census Town, with population of 7109 is Sonarpur sub district's the 2nd 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 Sahebpur census town is 2 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 3451 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Sahebpur Ward No 01 and the population of Sahebpur Ward No 01 is 7109.

Nearest railway station is Sonarpur which is 2 km far from here. 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.

Demographics

The census town is home to 7109 people, among them 3642 (51%) are male and 3467 (49%) are female. 39% of the whole population are from general caste, 60% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sahebpur census town is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1744 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sahebpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,109 2,805 4,295 9 636
Male 3,642 1,430 2,208 4 334
Female 3,467 1,375 2,087 5 302

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 953.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sahebpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,109 7,032 41 17 2 1 1 3 12
Male 3,642 3,600 18 11 1 0 1 2 9
Female 3,467 3,432 23 6 1 1 0 1 3

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 37.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5179. Female population growth rate of the census town is 36% which is -2.5% lower than male population growth rate of 38.5%. General caste population has increased by 36%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -82% and child population has increased by 10.8% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sahebpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 37.3% 36% 40.1% -82% 10.8%
Male 38.5% 36.1% 41.5% -78.9% 19.7%
Female 36% 35.9% 38.6% -83.9% 2.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 952 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 945 and in schedule tribe is 1250. There are 904 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 153 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sahebpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -17 -1 -20 -382 -153
2011 952 962 945 1250 904
2001 969 963 965 1632 1057

Literacy

Total 5144 people in the census town are literate, among them 2823 are male and 2321 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sahebpur is 79%. 85% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sahebpur

Total Male Female
Change 4.0% 1.3% 6.6%
2011 79.5% 85.3% 73.3%
2001 75.5% 84% 66.7%

Workers profile

Sahebpur has 38% (2705) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 17% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sahebpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.1% 31% 7.1% 61.9%
Male 58.3% 48.1% 10.1% 41.7%
Female 16.8% 13% 3.9% 83.2%