Tulshighata Census Town, with population of 4366 is Jaynagar - II sub district's the least populous census town located in Jaynagar - II sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Tulshighata census town is 3 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1719 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Tulshighata Ward No 01 and the population of Tulshighata Ward No 01 is 4366.

Nearest railway station is Jaynagar Mazilpur which is 5 km far from here. Joynagar Mazilpur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 4 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alipore which is 70 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 60 km far from here.

Demographics

The census town is home to 4366 people, among them 2244 (51%) are male and 2122 (49%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tulshighata census town is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 974 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tulshighata

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,366 3,128 1,238 0 416
Male 2,244 1,607 637 0 210
Female 2,122 1,521 601 0 206

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 937 in Muslims are 1077.

Religion wise population 2011 - Tulshighata

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,366 3,711 623 0 3 0 0 0 29
Male 2,244 1,916 300 0 0 0 0 0 28
Female 2,122 1,795 323 0 3 0 0 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 1.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4288. Female population growth rate of the census town is 1.6% which is -0.4% lower than male population growth rate of 2%. General caste population has increased by 0.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.6% and child population has decreased by -28.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tulshighata

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.8% 0.2% 6.6% -100% -28.4%
Male 2% 0% 8% -100% -24.2%
Female 1.6% 0.3% 5.3% -100% -32.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 946 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 946, in schedule caste is 943. There are 981 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 116 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tulshighata

Total General SC ST Child
Change -4 3 -25 -1000 -116
2011 946 946 943 0 981
2001 950 943 968 1000 1097

Literacy

Total 3311 people in the census town are literate, among them 1821 are male and 1490 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tulshighata is 84%. 90% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tulshighata

Total Male Female
Change 7.0% 3.0% 11.5%
2011 83.8% 89.5% 77.8%
2001 76.8% 86.5% 66.3%

Workers profile

Tulshighata has 34% (1468) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 9% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tulshighata

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.6% 24.2% 9.5% 66.4%
Male 56.7% 42.1% 14.7% 43.3%
Female 9.2% 5.2% 4% 90.8%