Manteswar Community Development Block, with population of about 2.4 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 4th most populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 136 villages in the sub district, among them Kusumgram is the most populous village with population of about 12 thousand and Khorad is the least populous village with population of 112. Kusumgram is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 11 km2 and Purbba Mitani is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.4 lakh people, among them about 1.2 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.2 lakh (49%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 24% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Manteswar community development block is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 54 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Manteswar community development block live in the Manteswar Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Manteswar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 237,398 173,578 56,862 6,958 26,815
Male 120,940 88,853 28,724 3,363 13,625
Female 116,458 84,725 28,138 3,595 13,190

Most populated Villages in Manteswar

Villages
Name Population
Kusumgram 11707
Monteswar 9331
Raigram 7185
Kulut 7104
Putsuri 6806
Baghasan 4974
Bamunpara 4314
Bhagra 4086
Denur 4082
Shushuna 3722

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 58% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 42% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 970 in Muslims are 952.

Religion wise population 2011 - Manteswar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 237,398 136,953 99,161 492 18 14 12 597 151
Male 120,940 69,503 50,801 236 10 8 4 302 76
Female 116,458 67,450 48,360 256 8 6 8 295 75

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 11.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.7% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 9.8%. General caste population has increased by 9.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 24.2% and child population has decreased by -20.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Manteswar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.2% 9.1% 16.5% 24.2% -20.9%
Male 9.8% 7.7% 15.4% 20.7% -21.4%
Female 12.7% 10.6% 17.6% 27.7% -20.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 954, in schedule caste is 980 and in schedule tribe is 1069. There are 968 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Manteswar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 25 19 59 14
2011 963 954 980 1069 968
2001 938 929 961 1010 954

Villages with highest sex ratio in Manteswar

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Chak Basupur 1158
Mirgahar 1081
Purbba Mitani 1079
Parguna 1062
Gopalnagar 1061
Phulgram 1049
Daukadanga 1045
Purbba Balarampur 1041
Ataspur 1039
Patun 1037

Literacy

Total about 1.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 84 thousand are male and about 70 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Manteswar is 73%. 78% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Manteswar

Total Male Female
Change 7.2% 4.3% 10.3%
2011 73.1% 78% 67.9%
2001 65.9% 73.7% 57.6%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Manteswar

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Budhpur 99
Kharampur 93
Sahapur 93
Gangania 90
Purbba Balarampur 90
Parguna 89
Jayrampur 88
Shele 88
Hosenpur 86
Purunia 86

Workers profile

Manteswar has 36% (about 86 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 12% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Manteswar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.3% 28.6% 7.7% 63.7%
Male 59.6% 49.1% 10.6% 40.4%
Female 12% 7.3% 4.7% 88%

Biggest Villages in Manteswar

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Kusumgram 10.8
Putsuri 8.5
Monteswar 7.9
Karanda 6.3
Rautgram 6
Majhergram 5.8
Sutra 5.6
Kuljora 5.5
Denur 5.4
Dewani 5.3