Diamond Harbour - I Community Development Block, with population of about 1.6 lakh is South Twenty Four Parganas district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in South Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 67 villages in the sub district, among them Panch Gansingber is the most populous village with population of 9312 and Harinarayanpur is the least populous village with population of 84. Darikrishnanagar is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 3 km2 and Dagira is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 4 census towns in the sub district, those are - Masat, Sangrampur, Mohanpur and Durganagar Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.6 lakh people, among them about 80 thousand (51%) are male and about 76 thousand (49%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Diamond Harbour - I community development block is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 33 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 87% (about 1.4 lakh) live in Diamond Harbour - I Sub District rural part and 13% (about 21 thousand) population live in the Diamond Harbour - I Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Diamond Harbour - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 156,166 127,056 29,098 12 21,578
Male 79,816 64,857 14,951 8 10,946
Female 76,350 62,199 14,147 4 10,632

Most populated Villages and Cities in Diamond Harbour - I

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Panch Gansingber 9312 Masat 5839
Kuleshwar 6748 Sangrampur 5664
Darikrishnanagar 6212 Mohanpur 4845
Kamalpur 4563 Durganagar 4658
Jaydebpur 4370
Maruibaria 3888
Netra 3577
Uttar Diarak 3295
Bolsiddhi 3119
Uttar Sehardaha 3090

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 52% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 48% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 966 in Hindus are 947.

Religion wise population 2011 - Diamond Harbour - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 156,166 74,519 81,453 101 17 9 7 2 58
Male 79,816 38,279 41,432 51 9 3 4 0 38
Female 76,350 36,240 40,021 50 8 6 3 2 20

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 17.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 18.8% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 15.5%. General caste population has increased by 19.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -91% and child population has increased by 0.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Diamond Harbour - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.1% 19.7% 7.6% -91% 0.2%
Male 15.5% 17.8% 6.9% -84% 0.3%
Female 18.8% 21.6% 8.3% -95.2% 0.1%

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 959, in schedule caste is 946 and in schedule tribe is 500. There are 971 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Diamond Harbour - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 30 13 -1160 -2
2011 957 959 946 500 971
2001 930 929 933 1660 973

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Diamond Harbour - I

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Patra (P) 1125 Masat 957
Harinarayanpur 1049 Sangrampur 956
Naogan Sitagachhi 1044 Durganagar 938
Kabira 1038 Mohanpur 936
Basuldanga 1006
Dagira 1005
Joaru 999
Kuleshwar 989
Joktabala 988
Bendal 986

Literacy

Total about 1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 56 thousand are male and about 46 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Diamond Harbour - I is 76%. 81% 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 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Diamond Harbour - I

Total Male Female
Change 8.6% 4.6% 13.2%
2011 75.7% 81.1% 70.1%
2001 67.1% 76.5% 56.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Diamond Harbour - I

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Harinarayanpur 92 Masat 81
Narayanpur 86 Durganagar 79
Mainan 86 Mohanpur 78
Kanpur 85 Sangrampur 75
Atkrishnarampur 85
Khorda Sadasibpur 84
Gauripur 83
Shatminsa 82
Banbahadurpur 82
Jaydebpur 82

Workers profile

Diamond Harbour - I has 34% (about 52 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 10% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Diamond Harbour - I

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.5% 23.7% 9.8% 66.5%
Male 55.7% 42% 13.7% 44.3%
Female 10.4% 4.6% 5.8% 89.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Diamond Harbour - I

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Darikrishnanagar 3.4 Durganagar 2.7
Panch Gansingber 2.9 Masat 1.7
Dakshin Sehardaha 2.8 Mohanpur 1.2
Kuleshwar 2.2 Sangrampur 1.1
Patra (P) 1.8
Kanpur 1.8
Bolsiddhi 1.8
Gatura 1.6
Dakshin Diarak 1.4
Haridebpur 1.3