Kalna - II Community Development Block, with population of about 1.7 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 12th least populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 112 villages in the sub district, among them Jiudhara (P) is the most populous village with population of 5167 and Kaparpur is the least populous village with population of 10. Mainagari is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 5 km2 and Satgachhi is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Sashpur (P) Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.7 lakh people, among them about 85 thousand (51%) are male and about 83 thousand (49%) are female. 46% of the whole population are from general caste, 37% are from schedule caste and 17% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kalna - II community development block is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 39 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 94% (about 1.6 lakh) live in Kalna - II Sub District rural part and 6% (about 10 thousand) population live in the Kalna - II Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kalna - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 167,335 77,150 61,255 28,930 16,567
Male 84,680 39,245 31,174 14,261 8,461
Female 82,655 37,905 30,081 14,669 8,106

Most populated Villages and Cities in Kalna - II

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Jiudhara (P) 5167 Sashpur (P) 10100
Satapati 5093
Baidyapur 4065
Mainagari 3764
Singarkon 3485
Bundebaj 3337
Chagram 3021
Tehata 2937
Bara Baharkuli 2921
Hanspukur (P) 2882

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population all other religious communities contribute 5% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 972 in Muslims are 984

Religion wise population 2011 - Kalna - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 167,335 134,406 25,667 350 24 35 25 6,581 247
Male 84,680 68,155 12,935 154 12 20 10 3,247 147
Female 82,655 66,251 12,732 196 12 15 15 3,334 100

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 8.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 9.9% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 7.9%. General caste population has increased by 7.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 7.8% and child population has decreased by -20.5% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.9% 7.2% 11.6% 7.8% -20.5%
Male 7.9% 5.5% 11.4% 7.3% -20.2%
Female 9.9% 9.1% 11.8% 8.3% -20.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 976 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 966, in schedule caste is 965 and in schedule tribe is 1029. There are 958 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kalna - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 32 3 10 -8
2011 976 966 965 1029 958
2001 959 934 962 1019 966

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Kalna - II

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chak Simla 1600 Sashpur (P) 927
Ekchaka 1252
Bazar Krishnapur 1116
Dakshin Krishnapur 1110
Kadiara 1098
Rameswar 1098
Tola 1095
Amdabad 1084
Dakshin Durgapur 1075
Pindira 1074

Literacy

Total about 1.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 63 thousand are male and about 52 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kalna - II is 76%. 83% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kalna - II

Total Male Female
Change 9.0% 6.2% 12.2%
2011 76.2% 82.6% 69.8%
2001 67.2% 76.4% 57.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Kalna - II

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kaparpur 100 Sashpur (P) 73
Suye 91
Potanai 91
Dakshin Goara 89
Dakshin Krishnapur 88
Paharpur 87
Dakshin Nawapara 87
Kulepara 87
Nepakuli 87
Panchdeuli 87

Workers profile

Kalna - II has 43% (about 72 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 24% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kalna - II

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.1% 33.4% 9.7% 56.9%
Male 61.7% 51.1% 10.6% 38.3%
Female 24.1% 15.3% 8.8% 75.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Kalna - II

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Mainagari 5.3 Sashpur (P) 2.4
Bara Baharkuli 5.2
Balia 4.5
Tehata 3.7
Pathar Ghata 3.3
Hatgachha 3.1
Akalpaush 3
Singarkon 3
Bara Dhamas 2.9
Sabidpur 2.6