Baruipur (P) Census Town, with population of about 22 thousand is Baruipur sub district's the 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 Baruipur (P) census town is 10 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2243 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Baruipur (p) Ward No 01 and the population of Baruipur (p) Ward No 01 is about 22 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Baruipur which is 1 km far from here. Baruipur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 1 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipur which is 25 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 30 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1737 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6.5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 22 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (51%) are male and about 11 thousand (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Baruipur (P) census town is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 5455 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Baruipur (P)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22,430 18,660 3,763 7 1,943
Male 11,396 9,420 1,970 6 990
Female 11,034 9,240 1,793 1 953

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 21% of the total population and Not Stateds are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 975 in Muslims are 946 and in Not Stateds are 946.

Religion wise population 2011 - Baruipur (P)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 22,430 16,992 4,819 88 5 12 8 6 500
Male 11,396 8,602 2,476 49 2 7 1 2 257
Female 11,034 8,390 2,343 39 3 5 7 4 243

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 34% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 36.6% which is 5% higher than male population growth rate of 31.6%. General caste population has increased by 69%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -33.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 40% and child population has increased by 9.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Baruipur (P)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34% 69% -33.9% 40% 9.7%
Male 31.6% 65.1% -33.2% 100% 6%
Female 36.6% 73.3% -34.7% -50% 13.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 968 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 981, in schedule caste is 910 and in schedule tribe is 167. There are 963 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 67 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Baruipur (P)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 46 -20 -500 67
2011 968 981 910 167 963
2001 933 935 930 667 896

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 9215 are male and 8036 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Baruipur (P) is 84%. 89% of male and 80% 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 - Baruipur (P)

Total Male Female
Change 2.3% -0.9% 5.9%
2011 84.2% 88.6% 79.7%
2001 81.9% 89.5% 73.8%

Workers profile

Baruipur (P) has 36% (8171) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 14% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Baruipur (P)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.4% 28.2% 8.2% 63.6%
Male 57.9% 47.9% 10% 42.1%
Female 14.3% 7.9% 6.4% 85.7%