Galsi - II Community Development Block, with population of about 1.5 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 5th least populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 73 villages in the sub district, among them Galsi is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Mauri is the least populous village with population of 95. Sanko is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 11 km2 and Dalimgarya is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.5 lakh people, among them about 75 thousand (51%) are male and about 72 thousand (49%) are female. 54% of the whole population are from general caste, 40% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Galsi - II community development block is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 36 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Galsi - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 147,177 78,776 58,342 10,059 15,594
Male 74,751 40,364 29,466 4,921 7,986
Female 72,426 38,412 28,876 5,138 7,608

Most populated Villages in Galsi - II

Villages
Name Population
Galsi 10700
Sanko 9580
Satinandi 6564
Khano 5400
Bahirghanya 5116
Gohagram 4058
Adra 3774
Ura 3734
Jaykrishnapur 3411
Kaitara 3273

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 971 in Muslims are 961.

Religion wise population 2011 - Galsi - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 147,177 110,055 36,410 504 20 10 6 1 171
Male 74,751 55,839 18,564 240 10 6 5 1 86
Female 72,426 54,216 17,846 264 10 4 1 0 85

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 9.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 11.3% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of 8.5%. General caste population has increased by 5.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14% and child population has decreased by -12.7% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.9% 5.8% 15% 14% -12.7%
Male 8.5% 4.4% 14% 12.1% -12.5%
Female 11.3% 7.4% 16.1% 15.9% -13%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 969 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 952, in schedule caste is 980 and in schedule tribe is 1044. There are 953 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 decreased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Galsi - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 27 18 34 -6
2011 969 952 980 1044 953
2001 944 925 962 1010 959

Villages with highest sex ratio in Galsi - II

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Khanhati 1071
Shrirampur 1065
Atushi 1052
Channa 1039
Dalpur 1035
Taherpur 1033
Gopalpur 1032
Sanota 1027
Hitta 1016
Adra 1016

Literacy

Total about 92 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 52 thousand are male and about 41 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Galsi - II is 70%. 77% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Galsi - II

Total Male Female
Change 5.6% 2.9% 8.6%
2011 70.1% 77.3% 62.6%
2001 64.5% 74.4% 54%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Galsi - II

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Dalpur 92
Dalimgarya 88
Tentulmuri 88
Askaran 87
Shrirampur 85
Nabagram 84
Bharichha 84
Sasanga 82
Mohanpur 82
Chakmuria 80

Workers profile

Galsi - II has 45% (about 65 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 26% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Galsi - II

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.5% 27.4% 17.1% 55.5%
Male 62.2% 43.6% 18.7% 37.8%
Female 26.2% 10.6% 15.6% 73.8%

Biggest Villages in Galsi - II

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Sanko 10.8
Khano 9.7
Satinandi 9.6
Galsi 8.8
Bahirghanya 7.2
Gohagram 6.7
Adra 6.6
Jaykrishnapur 5.9
Channa 5.6
Jujuti 5.2