Panchghara Census Town, with population of 6340 is Baruipur sub district's the 5th 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 Panchghara census town is 1 km2 and it is the 4th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 4767 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Panchghara Ward No 01 and the population of Panchghara Ward No 01 is 6340.

Nearest railway station is Baruipur which is within the census town. Baruipur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 5 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipur which is 21 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 25 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 140 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6340 people, among them 3230 (51%) are male and 3110 (49%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Panchghara census town is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1411 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Panchghara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,340 5,447 893 0 852
Male 3,230 2,795 435 0 456
Female 3,110 2,652 458 0 396

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 59% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 36% of the total population and Not Stateds are the third largest religious community here with 5% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 915 in Hindus are 1036 and in Not Stateds are 1019.

Religion wise population 2011 - Panchghara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,340 2,260 3,734 17 1 1 0 0 327
Male 3,230 1,110 1,950 8 0 0 0 0 162
Female 3,110 1,150 1,784 9 1 1 0 0 165

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 23% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5153. Female population growth rate of the census town is 24% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of 22.2%. General caste population has increased by 28.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -1.8% and child population has increased by 12.5% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Panchghara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23% 28.3% -1.8% 0% 12.5%
Male 22.2% 27.4% -3.3% 0% 28.1%
Female 24% 29.4% -0.2% 0% -1.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 949, in schedule caste is 1053. There are 868 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 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 258 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Panchghara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 15 33 0 -258
2011 963 949 1053 0 868
2001 949 934 1020 0 1126

Literacy

Total 3964 people in the census town are literate, among them 2126 are male and 1838 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Panchghara is 72%. 77% of male and 68% 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 - Panchghara

Total Male Female
Change 2.6% 0.4% 5.3%
2011 72.2% 76.6% 67.7%
2001 69.6% 76.2% 62.4%

Workers profile

Panchghara has 33% (2072) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 17% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Panchghara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.7% 23.6% 9.1% 67.3%
Male 47.9% 36.5% 11.4% 52.1%
Female 16.8% 10.2% 6.7% 83.2%