Salipur (P) Census Town, with population of 5091 is Baruipur sub district's the 3rd 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 Salipur (P) census town is 1 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 6134 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Salipur (p) Ward No 01 and the population of Salipur (p) Ward No 01 is 5091.

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

Demographics

The census town is home to 5091 people, among them 2594 (51%) are male and 2497 (49%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 31% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Salipur (P) census town is 8%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1267 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Salipur (P)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,091 3,492 1,559 40 409
Male 2,594 1,795 778 21 220
Female 2,497 1,697 781 19 189

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 959 in Muslims are 1004 and in Sikhs are 878

Religion wise population 2011 - Salipur (P)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,091 4,444 459 84 92 9 0 0 3
Male 2,594 2,269 229 40 49 6 0 0 1
Female 2,497 2,175 230 44 43 3 0 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 15.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4404. Female population growth rate of the census town is 11.6% which is -8.1% lower than male population growth rate of 19.7%. General caste population has decreased by 0%; Schedule caste population has increased by 73.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 166.7% and child population has decreased by -13% in the census town since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.6% 0% 73.6% 166.7% -13%
Male 19.7% 5% 73.3% 133.3% -1.3%
Female 11.6% -4.8% 73.9% 216.7% -23.5%

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 945, in schedule caste is 1004 and in schedule tribe is 905. There are 859 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 decreased by 69 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 249 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

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

Total General SC ST Child
Change -69 -98 4 238 -249
2011 963 945 1004 905 859
2001 1032 1043 1000 667 1108

Literacy

Total 4119 people in the census town are literate, among them 2192 are male and 1927 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Salipur (P) is 88%. 92% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Salipur (P)

Total Male Female
Change 11.6% 7.9% 14.9%
2011 88% 92.3% 83.5%
2001 76.4% 84.4% 68.6%

Workers profile

Salipur (P) has 33% (1698) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 10% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Salipur (P)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.4% 29.5% 3.8% 66.6%
Male 56.1% 51.9% 4.2% 43.9%
Female 9.7% 6.2% 3.5% 90.3%