Raynagar Census Town, with population of 5593 is Jaynagar - I sub district's the least populous census town located in Jaynagar - I sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Raynagar 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 5707 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Raynagar Ward No 01 and the population of Raynagar Ward No 01 is 5593.

Nearest railway station is Dakshin Barasat which is 1 km far from here. Baruipur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 25 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipore which is 50 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 60 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2000 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5593 people, among them 2811 (50%) are male and 2782 (50%) are female. 45% of the whole population are from general caste, 55% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raynagar census town is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1216 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Raynagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,593 2,517 3,072 4 741
Male 2,811 1,234 1,573 4 379
Female 2,782 1,283 1,499 0 362

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 62% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 38% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 956 in Muslims are 1043.

Religion wise population 2011 - Raynagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,593 3,457 2,127 6 1 1 1 0 0
Male 2,811 1,767 1,041 2 0 0 1 0 0
Female 2,782 1,690 1,086 4 1 1 0 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 34% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4174. Female population growth rate of the census town is 38.7% which is 9% higher than male population growth rate of 29.7%. General caste population has increased by 13.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 57.5% and child population has increased by 10.9% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Raynagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34% 13.2% 57.5% 0% 10.9%
Male 29.7% 9.1% 51.7% 0% 14.8%
Female 38.7% 17.4% 64.2% 0% 7.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 990 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1040, in schedule caste is 953. There are 955 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 65 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 69 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Raynagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 65 74 73 0 -69
2011 990 1040 953 0 955
2001 925 966 880 0 1024

Literacy

Total 3512 people in the census town are literate, among them 1942 are male and 1570 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raynagar is 72%. 80% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Raynagar

Total Male Female
Change 6.2% 2.7% 10.8%
2011 72.4% 79.9% 64.9%
2001 66.2% 77.2% 54.1%

Workers profile

Raynagar has 32% (1787) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 11% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 23% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Raynagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32% 17.1% 14.9% 68%
Male 52.9% 30.2% 22.7% 47.1%
Female 10.7% 3.8% 6.9% 89.3%