Purbasthali - I Community Development Block, with population of about 2.1 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 8th most populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 91 villages in the sub district, among them Samudragar is the most populous village with population of about 13 thousand and Seoragaria is the least populous village with population of 142. Dogachhia is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 7 km2 and Nama Bhandartikuri is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 5 census towns in the sub district, those are - Srirampur, Nasaratpur, Hatsimla, Gopinathpur and Jaluidanga Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.1 lakh people, among them about 1.1 lakh (52%) are male and about 100 thousand (48%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Purbasthali - I community development block is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 49 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 74% (about 1.5 lakh) live in Purbasthali - I Sub District rural part and 26% (about 53 thousand) population live in the Purbasthali - I Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Purbasthali - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 206,977 146,664 52,705 7,608 21,828
Male 107,022 75,804 27,423 3,795 11,132
Female 99,955 70,860 25,282 3,813 10,696

Most populated Villages and Cities in Purbasthali - I

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Samudragar 13089 Srirampur 19830
Champahati 6694 Nasaratpur 17044
Dogachhia 5910 Hatsimla 7141
Goalpara 4843 Gopinathpur 4688
Jalahati 4626 Jaluidanga 4571
Kobla 4117
Kharashgram 3957
Nadanghat 3799
Naopara 3619
Arjunpukur 3154

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 75% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 25% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 928 in Muslims are 950.

Religion wise population 2011 - Purbasthali - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 206,977 154,616 51,647 418 14 6 10 73 193
Male 107,022 80,202 26,488 188 7 4 5 37 91
Female 99,955 74,414 25,159 230 7 2 5 36 102

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 13.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.9% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of 13.2%. General caste population has increased by 11.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 17.2% and child population has decreased by -15.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Purbasthali - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.1% 11.5% 16.9% 17.2% -15.4%
Male 13.2% 11.5% 17.6% 17% -15.4%
Female 12.9% 11.6% 16.2% 17.4% -15.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 934 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 935, in schedule caste is 922 and in schedule tribe is 1005. There are 961 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Purbasthali - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 1 -11 4 1
2011 934 935 922 1005 961
2001 936 934 933 1001 960

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Purbasthali - I

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Rajapur 1101 Nasaratpur 949
Bhaidarpara 1016 Srirampur 948
Lakshmipara 1013 Hatsimla 916
Atkadanga 1000 Jaluidanga 896
Ghola 996 Gopinathpur 877
Bachpur 996
Chandpur 994
Damodarpara 991
Rahatpur 989
Arjunpukur 987

Literacy

Total about 1.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 80 thousand are male and about 64 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Purbasthali - I is 78%. 83% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Purbasthali - I

Total Male Female
Change 8.1% 5.3% 11.0%
2011 77.6% 83% 71.7%
2001 69.5% 77.7% 60.7%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Purbasthali - I

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Paranpur 90 Hatsimla 84
Nama Bhandartikuri 90 Gopinathpur 84
Rajyadharpara 89 Srirampur 84
Manganpur 88 Jaluidanga 78
Balarampur 88 Nasaratpur 67
Rajapur 87
Jahan Nagar 86
Sulantu 86
Panchlaki 86
Maudanga 85

Workers profile

Purbasthali - I has 41% (about 84 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 18% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Purbasthali - I

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.6% 33.8% 6.8% 59.4%
Male 61.8% 54.5% 7.3% 38.2%
Female 18% 11.7% 6.3% 82%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Purbasthali - I

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Dogachhia 7 Srirampur 4.4
Samudragar 4.2 Hatsimla 2.2
Kharashgram 3.7 Gopinathpur 1.9
Bagpur 3.4 Jaluidanga 1.7
Dirghapara 3.3 Nasaratpur 1.6
Arjunpukur 3.1
Dakshinbati 2.9
Champahati 2.8
Akabpur 2.7
Mudafar Falahari 2.7