Sandeshkhali - II Community Development Block, with population of about 1.6 lakh is North Twenty Four Parganas district's the least populous sub district, located in North Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 24 villages in the sub district, among them Bermajur is the most populous village with population of about 13 thousand and Tongtala is the least populous village with population of 1759. Dwarir Jangle is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 19 km2 and Dholkhali is the smallest with 3 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.6 lakh people, among them about 82 thousand (51%) are male and about 79 thousand (49%) are female. 32% of the whole population are from general caste, 45% are from schedule caste and 23% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sandeshkhali - II community development block is 14%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 38 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sandeshkhali - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 160,976 50,981 72,300 37,695 21,732
Male 81,921 25,772 37,238 18,911 10,880
Female 79,055 25,209 35,062 18,784 10,852

Most populated Villages in Sandeshkhali - II

Villages
Name Population
Bermajur 13136
Dwarir Jangle 11155
Jeliakhali Pashchim Khanda 10193
Tushkhali 9645
Durgamandap 8932
Rampur 8612
Manipur 8152
Jhupkhali 7908
Joygopalpur 7761
Daudpur 7510

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 77% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 22% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 954 in Muslims are 1004.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sandeshkhali - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 160,976 124,229 35,855 694 21 6 11 2 158
Male 81,921 63,583 17,889 348 7 3 4 1 86
Female 79,055 60,646 17,966 346 14 3 7 1 72

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 18.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 19.7% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 16.6%. General caste population has increased by 12.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 24.8% and child population has decreased by -0.8% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.1% 12.7% 18.8% 24.8% -0.8%
Male 16.6% 10.7% 17.6% 23.4% -2.1%
Female 19.7% 14.8% 20.1% 26.1% 0.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 965 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 978, in schedule caste is 942 and in schedule tribe is 993. There are 997 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 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sandeshkhali - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 34 20 21 25
2011 965 978 942 993 997
2001 940 944 922 972 972

Villages with highest sex ratio in Sandeshkhali - II

Literacy

Total about 99 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 56 thousand are male and about 43 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sandeshkhali - II is 71%. 79% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sandeshkhali - II

Total Male Female
Change 11.7% 8.1% 15.7%
2011 71% 79.1% 62.5%
2001 59.3% 71% 46.8%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Sandeshkhali - II

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Korakati 83
Tongtala 80
Khulna 78
Bouthakurani 76
Dhamakhali 75
Daudpur 74
Hatgachha 74
Rampur 74
Joygopalpur 74
Manipur 74

Workers profile

Sandeshkhali - II has 38% (about 62 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 20% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sandeshkhali - II

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.4% 21.2% 17.2% 61.6%
Male 56.4% 36.6% 19.8% 43.6%
Female 19.7% 5.2% 14.5% 80.3%

Biggest Villages in Sandeshkhali - II

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Dwarir Jangle 18.6
Sitalia 11.7
Jeliakhali Pashchim Khanda 11.6
Manipur 10.8
Bermajur 10.4
Durgamandap 10.3
Daudpur 9.9
Dhuchnikhali 9.8
Korakati 9.1
Atapur 8.6