Hariharpur Census Town, with population of about 12 thousand is Baruipur sub district's the 4th most 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 Hariharpur census town is 2 km2 and it is the 7th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 6873 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Hariharpur Ward No 01 and the population of Hariharpur Ward No 01 is about 12 thousand.

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. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 6038 (50%) are male and 5989 (50%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Hariharpur census town is 11%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 2838 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Hariharpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,027 10,944 1,075 8 1,346
Male 6,038 5,481 552 5 664
Female 5,989 5,463 523 3 682

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 53% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 45% of the total population and Not Stateds are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 979 in Muslims are 1009 and in Not Stateds are 931.

Religion wise population 2011 - Hariharpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 12,027 6,401 5,385 63 4 3 2 1 168
Male 6,038 3,235 2,681 31 1 2 0 1 87
Female 5,989 3,166 2,704 32 3 1 2 0 81

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 17.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 21.1% which is 6.9% higher than male population growth rate of 14.2%. General caste population has increased by 15%; Schedule caste population has increased by 55.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -57.9% and child population has decreased by -0.5% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Hariharpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.5% 15% 55.1% -57.9% -0.5%
Male 14.2% 11.7% 49.6% -50% -5.9%
Female 21.1% 18.4% 61.4% -66.7% 5.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 992 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 997, in schedule caste is 947 and in schedule tribe is 600. There are 1027 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 56 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 111 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Hariharpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 56 57 69 -300 111
2011 992 997 947 600 1027
2001 936 940 878 900 916

Literacy

Total 8333 people in the census town are literate, among them 4399 are male and 3934 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Hariharpur is 78%. 82% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Hariharpur

Total Male Female
Change 3.8% 1.0% 7.1%
2011 78% 81.9% 74.1%
2001 74.2% 80.9% 67%

Workers profile

Hariharpur has 35% (4176) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 12% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Hariharpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.7% 29.9% 4.8% 65.3%
Male 57.7% 52.7% 4.9% 42.3%
Female 11.6% 6.9% 4.7% 88.4%