Uttarparanij Census Town, with population of 6810 is Jaynagar - I sub district's the 2nd most 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 Uttarparanij 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 2450 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Uttarparanij Ward No 01 and the population of Uttarparanij Ward No 01 is 6810.

Nearest railway station is Baharu which is 3 km far from here. Baruipur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 26 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipur which is 40 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 50 km far from here.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6810 people, among them 3491 (51%) are male and 3319 (49%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Uttarparanij census town is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1462 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Uttarparanij

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,810 5,879 923 8 929
Male 3,491 3,025 461 5 473
Female 3,319 2,854 462 3 456

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 23% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 963 in Hindus are 909.

Religion wise population 2011 - Uttarparanij

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,810 1,594 5,180 10 3 1 0 0 22
Male 3,491 835 2,639 6 2 1 0 0 8
Female 3,319 759 2,541 4 1 0 0 0 14

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 23.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5498. Female population growth rate of the census town is 23.3% which is -1.1% lower than male population growth rate of 24.4%. General caste population has increased by 25.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 700% and child population has increased by 4.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Uttarparanij

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.9% 25.6% 12.8% 700% 4.7%
Male 24.4% 26.4% 11.9% 400% 4.4%
Female 23.3% 24.9% 13.8% 0% 5.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 951 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 943, in schedule caste is 1002 and in schedule tribe is 600. There are 964 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Uttarparanij

Total General SC ST Child
Change -8 -11 17 600 6
2011 951 943 1002 600 964
2001 959 954 985 0 958

Literacy

Total 4303 people in the census town are literate, among them 2342 are male and 1961 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Uttarparanij is 73%. 78% of male and 68% 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 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Uttarparanij

Total Male Female
Change 6.0% 2.1% 10.0%
2011 73.2% 77.6% 68.5%
2001 67.2% 75.5% 58.5%

Workers profile

Uttarparanij has 35% (2396) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 15% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Uttarparanij

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.2% 29.5% 5.7% 64.8%
Male 54.1% 49.4% 4.7% 45.9%
Female 15.3% 8.6% 6.7% 84.7%