Solgohalia Census Town, with population of 9373 is Baruipur sub district's the 7th 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 Solgohalia census town is 3 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 3471 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Solgohalia Ward No 01 and the population of Solgohalia Ward No 01 is 9373.

Nearest railway station is Baruipur which is 5 km far from here. Baruipur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 8 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipur which is 27 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 55 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 40 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 9373 people, among them 4724 (50%) are male and 4649 (50%) are female. 51% of the whole population are from general caste, 49% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Solgohalia census town is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 2224 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Solgohalia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,373 4,760 4,605 8 1,051
Male 4,724 2,406 2,313 5 558
Female 4,649 2,354 2,292 3 493

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 977 in Muslims are 1019.

Religion wise population 2011 - Solgohalia

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 9,373 7,615 1,706 9 2 4 2 9 26
Male 4,724 3,851 845 3 1 3 2 6 13
Female 4,649 3,764 861 6 1 1 0 3 13

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 23.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7611. Female population growth rate of the census town is 25.1% which is 3.8% higher than male population growth rate of 21.3%. General caste population has increased by 43.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.1% and child population has decreased by -1.6% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Solgohalia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.2% 43.8% 7.1% 0% -1.6%
Male 21.3% 42.5% 4.8% 0% 1.1%
Female 25.1% 45.1% 9.5% 0% -4.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 984 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 978, in schedule caste is 991 and in schedule tribe is 600. There are 884 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 51 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Solgohalia

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 17 42 600 -51
2011 984 978 991 600 884
2001 954 961 949 0 935

Literacy

Total 6414 people in the census town are literate, among them 3497 are male and 2917 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Solgohalia is 77%. 84% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Solgohalia

Total Male Female
Change 13.3% 10.0% 17.0%
2011 77.1% 83.9% 70.2%
2001 63.8% 73.9% 53.2%

Workers profile

Solgohalia has 39% (3675) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 19% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Solgohalia

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.2% 28.1% 11.1% 60.8%
Male 58.7% 43.9% 14.7% 41.3%
Female 19.4% 12% 7.5% 80.6%