Bishnupur - II Community Development Block, with population of about 2.1 lakh is South Twenty Four Parganas district's the 10th least populous sub district, located in South Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 52 villages in the sub district, among them Chandi is the most populous village with population of about 13 thousand and Chak Srikrishnapur is the least populous village with population of 389. Khagramuri is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 4 km2 and Chak Srikrishnapur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 11 census towns in the sub district, those are - Nahazari, Amtala, Chak Enayetnagar, Kanganbaria and Ramkrishnapur Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.1 lakh people, among them about 1.1 lakh (51%) are male and about 1 lakh (49%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bishnupur - II community development block is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 49 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 65% (about 1.4 lakh) live in Bishnupur - II Sub District rural part and 35% (about 76 thousand) population live in the Bishnupur - II Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bishnupur - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 214,531 181,066 33,378 87 23,351
Male 109,603 92,446 17,114 43 11,855
Female 104,928 88,620 16,264 44 11,496

Most populated Villages and Cities in Bishnupur - II

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Chandi 13332 Nahazari 17422
Borahanpur 7218 Amtala 8765
Khagramuri 5734 Chak Enayetnagar 6754
Gobindapur 5588 Kanganbaria 6657
Mirpur 4676 Ramkrishnapur 5971
Enayetnagar 4617 Nadabhanga 5927
Joychandipur 4541 Chanddandaha 5656
Sultanganja 4486 Bora Gagangohalia 5274
Gangarampur 4016 Patharberia 4698
Golbari Kalicharanpur 3852 Barkalikapur 4650

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 62% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 38% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 953 in Muslims are 966.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bishnupur - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 214,531 132,844 80,651 785 28 22 22 8 171
Male 109,603 68,036 41,014 413 21 11 11 5 92
Female 104,928 64,808 39,637 372 7 11 11 3 79

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 13.3% which is 1.5% higher than male population growth rate of 11.8%. General caste population has increased by 13%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -15.5% and child population has decreased by -6.3% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.5% 13% 10.4% -15.5% -6.3%
Male 11.8% 12.2% 9.9% -30.6% -6.4%
Female 13.3% 13.8% 10.8% 7.3% -6.2%

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 959, in schedule caste is 950 and in schedule tribe is 1023. There are 970 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bishnupur - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 14 8 362 3
2011 957 959 950 1023 970
2001 945 945 942 661 967

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bishnupur - II

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dulalpur 1074 Barkalikapur 1003
Chhota Gagangohalia 1036 Kanganbaria 989
Maukhali 1027 Amtala 985
Kadambatala 1012 Ramkrishnapur 982
Makhalia 997 Nahazari 978
Mamudpur 997 Nadabhanga 976
Bhabanipur 995 Bora Gagangohalia 959
Khasjhika 991 Chanddandaha 953
Gazipur 988 Kriparampur 952
Ramdebpur 985 Chak Enayetnagar 935

Literacy

Total about 1.6 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 84 thousand are male and about 71 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bishnupur - II is 81%. 86% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bishnupur - II

Total Male Female
Change 8.0% 4.6% 11.6%
2011 81.4% 86.4% 76.1%
2001 73.4% 81.8% 64.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bishnupur - II

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Makhalia 94 Ramkrishnapur 90
Bakrahat 93 Kriparampur 87
Jayrampur 92 Amtala 87
Mamudpur 91 Bora Gagangohalia 87
Kirtankhola 91 Kanganbaria 86
Egaragram 89 Nadabhanga 84
Bhetki 89 Chanddandaha 83
Srikrishnapur 88 Patharberia 83
Nalbhag 87 Chak Enayetnagar 78
Udayrampur 87 Barkalikapur 77

Workers profile

Bishnupur - II has 37% (about 80 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 15% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bishnupur - II

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.5% 29.3% 8.2% 62.5%
Male 59.3% 49.8% 9.5% 40.7%
Female 14.6% 7.8% 6.8% 85.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bishnupur - II