Bhangar Raghunathpur Census Town, with population of 6037 is Bhangar - I sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Bhangar - I sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Bhangar Raghunathpur 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 3998 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Bhangar Raghunathpur Ward No 01 and the population of Bhangar Raghunathpur Ward No 01 is 6037.

Nearest railway station is South Garia 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 Alipore. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6037 people, among them 3025 (50%) are male and 3012 (50%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhangar Raghunathpur census town is 14%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 1327 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhangar Raghunathpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,037 5,881 145 11 835
Male 3,025 2,943 80 2 404
Female 3,012 2,938 65 9 431

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 79% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 20% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 996 in Hindus are 992.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhangar Raghunathpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,037 1,233 4,794 3 1 0 1 1 4
Male 3,025 619 2,402 1 1 0 0 1 1
Female 3,012 614 2,392 2 0 0 1 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 20.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5011. Female population growth rate of the census town is 22.9% which is 4.7% higher than male population growth rate of 18.2%. General caste population has increased by 26.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -61.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1000% and child population has increased by 6.1% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhangar Raghunathpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.5% 26.9% -61.3% 1000% 6.1%
Male 18.2% 24.4% -58.8% 100% -1.2%
Female 22.9% 29.4% -64.1% 0% 14%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 996 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 998, in schedule caste is 813 and in schedule tribe is 4500. There are 1067 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 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 143 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhangar Raghunathpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 39 38 -120 4500 143
2011 996 998 813 4500 1067
2001 957 960 933 0 924

Literacy

Total 3875 people in the census town are literate, among them 2047 are male and 1828 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhangar Raghunathpur is 74%. 78% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhangar Raghunathpur

Total Male Female
Change 5.9% 2.4% 9.6%
2011 74.5% 78.1% 70.8%
2001 68.6% 75.7% 61.2%

Workers profile

Bhangar Raghunathpur has 34% (2081) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 12% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhangar Raghunathpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.5% 30.3% 4.1% 65.5%
Male 56.5% 52.8% 3.7% 43.5%
Female 12.3% 7.8% 4.5% 87.7%