Purbasthali - II Community Development Block, with population of about 2.1 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 7th most populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 88 villages in the sub district, among them Majida is the most populous village with population of 9267 and Tegachhi is the least populous village with population of 14. Majida is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 12 km2 and Chak Bahara is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.1 lakh people, among them about 1.1 lakh (52%) are male and about 1 lakh (48%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Purbasthali - II community development block is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 51 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Purbasthali - II community development block live in the Purbasthali - II Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Purbasthali - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 212,355 148,979 55,456 7,920 23,091
Male 109,442 76,656 28,833 3,953 11,721
Female 102,913 72,323 26,623 3,967 11,370

Most populated Villages in Purbasthali - II

Villages
Name Population
Majida 9267
Chupi 7159
Falea 6944
Sinhari 6911
Nimdaha 6873
Parulia 6447
Biswarambha 6169
Ukhra 5001
Hrishi 4967
Uttar Lakshmipur 4697

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 68% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 32% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 933 in Muslims are 957.

Religion wise population 2011 - Purbasthali - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 212,355 144,531 67,110 275 13 12 18 5 391
Male 109,442 74,786 34,290 140 6 5 5 3 207
Female 102,913 69,745 32,820 135 7 7 13 2 184

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of 12.9%. General caste population has increased by 12.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 27.4% and child population has decreased by -15.9% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.9% 12.2% 13% 27.4% -15.9%
Male 12.9% 12% 13.7% 25.8% -16%
Female 13% 12.4% 12.3% 29.1% -15.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 940 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 943, in schedule caste is 923 and in schedule tribe is 1004. There are 970 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 increased by 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Purbasthali - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 4 -11 26 2
2011 940 943 923 1004 970
2001 939 939 934 978 968

Villages with highest sex ratio in Purbasthali - II

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Gobindapur 1166
Kubajpur 1113
Kuturia 1075
Satpota 1067
Kamalapur 1018
Mahadebpur 1009
Tegachhi 1000
Mamudpur 992
Harispur 991
Dafarpota 989

Literacy

Total about 1.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 74 thousand are male and about 59 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Purbasthali - II is 70%. 76% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Purbasthali - II

Total Male Female
Change 5.8% 3.2% 8.6%
2011 70.3% 75.6% 64.7%
2001 64.5% 72.4% 56.1%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Purbasthali - II

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Belgachhi 93
Kumirpara 92
Char Chuadanga 91
Dhamas 90
Telinaopara 89
Syambati 89
Barea 88
Rukuspur 87
Ghuni 87
Kanknal 87

Workers profile

Purbasthali - II has 41% (about 87 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 19% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Purbasthali - II

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41% 31.9% 9% 59%
Male 61.4% 52.4% 9% 38.6%
Female 19.3% 10.2% 9.1% 80.7%

Biggest Villages in Purbasthali - II

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Majida 12.2
Biswarambha 7
Nimdaha 6.4
Chhatni 4.9
Sinhari 4.8
Santoshpur Pila 4.6
Sajiara 4.5
Hrishi 4.2
Atpara 4.2
Mertala 4.1