Khandaghosh Community Development Block, with population of about 1.9 lakh is Barddhaman district's the 10th most populous sub district, located in Barddhaman district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 107 villages in the sub district, among them Kamalpur is the most populous village with population of 9757 and Chak Narayanpur is the least populous village with population of 42. Berugram is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 14 km2 and Beldanga is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.9 lakh people, among them about 97 thousand (51%) are male and about 92 thousand (49%) are female. 59% of the whole population are from general caste, 39% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khandaghosh community development block is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 43 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khandaghosh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 189,336 111,513 73,478 4,345 21,168
Male 97,092 57,433 37,493 2,166 10,800
Female 92,244 54,080 35,985 2,179 10,368

Most populated Villages in Khandaghosh

Villages
Name Population
Kamalpur 9757
Khadaghosh 7717
Berugram 6852
Onari 6008
Ukhrid 5855
Jubila 5761
Shankari 4776
Induti 4610
Bonwai 4054
Guir 4044

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 67% 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 955 in Muslims are 940.

Religion wise population 2011 - Khandaghosh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 189,336 127,175 61,482 74 18 7 4 364 212
Male 97,092 65,060 31,696 38 10 5 2 184 97
Female 92,244 62,115 29,786 36 8 2 2 180 115

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 1.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 11.5% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 10.8%. General caste population has increased by 8.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 5.5% and child population has decreased by -12.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khandaghosh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.2% 8.9% 15.1% 5.5% -12.4%
Male 10.8% 8.3% 15.1% 6.2% -13.1%
Female 11.5% 9.5% 15.2% 4.9% -11.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 950 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 942, in schedule caste is 960 and in schedule tribe is 1006. There are 960 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khandaghosh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 11 1 -13 16
2011 950 942 960 1006 960
2001 944 931 959 1019 944

Villages with highest sex ratio in Khandaghosh

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Munsabpur 1063
Shibrambati 1063
Rayour 1058
Kapshit 1043
Bamanari 1023
Shunia 1008
Tarul 1008
Kendur 1002
Salun 1001
Sagrai 1001

Literacy

Total about 1.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 72 thousand are male and about 58 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khandaghosh is 77%. 84% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khandaghosh

Total Male Female
Change 4.5% 2.5% 6.6%
2011 77.3% 84% 70.2%
2001 72.8% 81.5% 63.6%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Khandaghosh

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Punia 93
Daiyar 91
Shunia 91
Sadhanpur 91
Saranga 89
Amilia 89
Enayetnagar 88
Angram 88
Jarul 88
Sagrai 87

Workers profile

Khandaghosh has 40% (about 77 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 18% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khandaghosh

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.5% 29.4% 11.1% 59.5%
Male 61.5% 48.2% 13.2% 38.5%
Female 18.4% 9.5% 8.8% 81.6%

Biggest Villages in Khandaghosh

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Berugram 14.1
Shankari 10.8
Khadaghosh 10.5
Kamalpur 10.2
Jubila 8.6
Chagram 8.6
Onari 7.7
Gopalbera 7.7
Lodna 6.4
Guir 6