Bishnupur - I Community Development Block, with population of about 2.3 lakh is South Twenty Four Parganas district's the 14th least populous sub district, located in South Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 84 villages in the sub district, among them Amgachhi is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Chak Sitaram is the least populous village with population of 98. Andharmanik is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 5 km2 and Debipur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 4 census towns in the sub district, those are - Kanyanagar, Daulatpur, Bhasa and Bishnupur Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.3 lakh people, among them about 1.2 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (49%) are female. 53% of the whole population are from general caste, 47% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bishnupur - I community development block is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 52 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 88% (about 2 lakh) live in Bishnupur - I Sub District rural part and 12% (about 28 thousand) population live in the Bishnupur - I Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bishnupur - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 232,365 123,833 108,432 100 26,933
Male 118,717 63,143 55,526 48 13,776
Female 113,648 60,690 52,906 52 13,157

Most populated Villages and Cities in Bishnupur - I

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Amgachhi 10179 Kanyanagar 10823
Rashkhali 9399 Daulatpur 6568
Dakshin Gouripur 9064 Bhasa 5559
Bagi 7235 Bishnupur 5030
Andharmanik 6676
Kasthamahal 5156
Bakeswar 4940
Kalmikhali 4804
Keoradanga 4205
Gandhabaduli 4194

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 64% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 31% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 5% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 953 in Muslims are 964 and in Christians are 972.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bishnupur - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 232,365 147,636 72,219 12,235 38 26 41 12 158
Male 118,717 75,595 36,777 6,205 23 12 15 7 83
Female 113,648 72,041 35,442 6,030 15 14 26 5 75

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 14% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 11.3%. General caste population has increased by 15.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 177.8% and child population has decreased by -6.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bishnupur - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.6% 15.2% 9.7% 177.8% -6.1%
Male 11.3% 13.7% 8.6% 100% -6.2%
Female 14% 16.8% 10.9% 333.3% -6.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 961, in schedule caste is 953 and in schedule tribe is 1083. There are 955 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bishnupur - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 26 19 583 1
2011 957 961 953 1083 955
2001 934 935 934 500 954

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bishnupur - I

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Lakshmikantapur 1062 Daulatpur 1028
Jhanjhra 1050 Kanyanagar 968
Panarala 1046 Bishnupur 964
Doultabad 1029 Bhasa 925
Nettana 1020
Dosatina 1017
Rajarampur 1016
Bhandaria 1016
Kulerdari 1004
Bakeswar 994

Literacy

Total about 1.6 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 89 thousand are male and about 72 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bishnupur - I is 78%. 85% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bishnupur - I

Total Male Female
Change 6.4% 2.5% 10.7%
2011 78.3% 85% 71.3%
2001 71.9% 82.5% 60.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bishnupur - I

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sarmaster Chak 95 Bishnupur 89
Karimpur Kismat 89 Kanyanagar 87
Chakbagi 88 Bhasa 77
Bardeuli 87 Daulatpur 74
Julpia 87
Ganeskuribaria 87
Uttar Kazirhat 87
Goth Beria 86
Krishnarampur 86
Karimpur 86

Workers profile

Bishnupur - I has 36% (about 84 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 14% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bishnupur - I

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.3% 26.7% 9.5% 63.7%
Male 57.6% 45.5% 12.1% 42.4%
Female 13.9% 7.1% 6.8% 86.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bishnupur - I

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Andharmanik 5.1 Bhasa 2.2
Bagi 4.5 Bishnupur 1.8
Amgachhi 3.8 Kanyanagar 1.8
Rashkhali 3.6 Daulatpur 1.8
Dakshin Gouripur 3.3
Kasthamahal 3.2
Gandhabaduli 2.9
Bharu Ramkrishnapur 2.6
Pirkhali 2.3
Julpia 2.3