Garia Census Town, with population of 4805 is Baruipur sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Baruipur sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Garia census town is 2 km2 and it is the 4th biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2464 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Garia Ward No 01 and the population of Garia Ward No 01 is 4805.

Nearest railway station is Baruipur 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 and is 15 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 320 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 4805 people, among them 2410 (50%) are male and 2395 (50%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 35% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Garia census town is 7%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1226 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Garia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,805 3,124 1,660 21 357
Male 2,410 1,565 838 7 175
Female 2,395 1,559 822 14 182

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 989 in Muslims are 1043.

Religion wise population 2011 - Garia

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,805 4,463 288 31 1 2 1 0 19
Male 2,410 2,244 141 16 0 1 0 0 8
Female 2,395 2,219 147 15 1 1 1 0 11

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 9.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4374. Female population growth rate of the census town is 13.3% which is 6.7% higher than male population growth rate of 6.6%. General caste population has increased by 8.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.5% and child population has increased by 4.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Garia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.9% 8.3% 11.5% 0% 4.4%
Male 6.6% 5.6% 7.6% 0% 3.6%
Female 13.3% 11.1% 15.8% 0% 5.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 994 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 981 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 1040 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 59 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Garia

Total General SC ST Child
Change 59 49 70 2000 16
2011 994 996 981 2000 1040
2001 935 947 911 0 1024

Literacy

Total 4035 people in the census town are literate, among them 2130 are male and 1905 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Garia is 91%. 95% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by -3% and female literacy rate has gone down by -1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Garia

Total Male Female
Change -1.7% -2.3% -0.7%
2011 90.7% 95.3% 86.1%
2001 92.4% 97.6% 86.8%

Workers profile

Garia has 37% (1799) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 14% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Garia

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.4% 33.4% 4.1% 62.6%
Male 60.5% 57% 3.5% 39.5%
Female 14.3% 9.6% 4.6% 85.7%