Komarhat Census Town, with population of 5782 is Baruipur sub district's the 4th 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 Komarhat census town is 2 km2 and it is the 5th biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 3076 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Komarhat Ward No 01 and the population of Komarhat Ward No 01 is 5782.

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 and is 31 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 150 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 30°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5782 people, among them 2987 (52%) are male and 2795 (48%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Komarhat census town is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1333 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Komarhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,782 5,493 289 0 661
Male 2,987 2,845 142 0 337
Female 2,795 2,648 147 0 324

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 66% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 20% of the total population and Not Stateds are the third largest religious community here with 14% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 918 in Hindus are 925 and in Not Stateds are 1021.

Religion wise population 2011 - Komarhat

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,782 1,182 3,789 12 4 3 6 0 786
Male 2,987 614 1,976 5 0 2 1 0 389
Female 2,795 568 1,813 7 4 1 5 0 397

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 10.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5223. Female population growth rate of the census town is 0.8% which is -21.2% lower than male population growth rate of 22%. General caste population has increased by 24.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -64.9% and child population has decreased by -6.5% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Komarhat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.7% 24.9% -64.9% 0% -6.5%
Male 22% 39.9% -65.8% 0% -0.9%
Female 0.8% 12% -64.1% 0% -11.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 936 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 931, in schedule caste is 1035. There are 961 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 197 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 118 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Komarhat

Total General SC ST Child
Change -197 -232 49 0 -118
2011 936 931 1035 0 961
2001 1133 1163 986 0 1079

Literacy

Total 4029 people in the census town are literate, among them 2216 are male and 1813 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Komarhat is 79%. 84% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Komarhat

Total Male Female
Change 6.3% 6.5% 5.2%
2011 78.7% 83.6% 73.4%
2001 72.4% 77.1% 68.2%

Workers profile

Komarhat has 38% (2207) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 17% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Komarhat

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.2% 26.6% 11.5% 61.8%
Male 57.8% 45.2% 12.6% 42.2%
Female 17.2% 6.8% 10.4% 82.8%