Budge Budge Municipality, with population of about 77 thousand is South Twenty Four Parganas district's the 3rd most populous municipality located in South Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Budge Budge municipality is 9 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest city by area in the district. Population density of the city is 8481 persons per km2. There are 20 wards in the city, among them Budge Budge Ward No 12 is the most populous ward with population of 5811 and Budge Budge Ward No 20 is the least populous ward with population of 2080.

Nearest railway station is Budge Budge which is within the city. Budge Budge is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Alipore. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the city.

Demographics

The city is home to about 77 thousand people, among them about 40 thousand (51%) are male and about 37 thousand (49%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Budge Budge municipality is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 18 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Budge Budge

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 76,837 69,719 7,015 103 6,946
Male 39,510 35,891 3,567 52 3,489
Female 37,327 33,828 3,448 51 3,457

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 70% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 29% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 944 in Muslims are 944.

Religion wise population 2011 - Budge Budge

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 76,837 53,484 22,497 379 307 19 32 7 112
Male 39,510 27,511 11,570 174 167 13 13 2 60
Female 37,327 25,973 10,927 205 140 6 19 5 52

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 1.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 76 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 8.6% which is 12.6% higher than male population growth rate of -4%. General caste population has increased by 1.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 63.5% and child population has decreased by -6.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Budge Budge

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.7% 1.2% 6.7% 63.5% -6.1%
Male -4% -4.7% 2.5% 79.3% -6.4%
Female 8.6% 8.3% 11.3% 50% -5.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 945 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 943, in schedule caste is 967 and in schedule tribe is 981. There are 991 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 110 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Budge Budge

Total General SC ST Child
Change 110 114 77 -191 7
2011 945 943 967 981 991
2001 835 829 890 1172 984

Literacy

Total about 60 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 32 thousand are male and about 27 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Budge Budge is 85%. 89% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Budge Budge

Total Male Female
Change 8.3% 7.4% 10.2%
2011 85.1% 89.1% 81%
2001 76.8% 81.7% 70.8%

Workers profile

Budge Budge has 34% (about 26 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 9% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Budge Budge

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.9% 29.7% 4.3% 66.1%
Male 57.4% 51.7% 5.7% 42.6%
Female 9.1% 6.3% 2.8% 90.9%