Diamond Harbour - II Community Development Block, with population of about 1.9 lakh is South Twenty Four Parganas district's the 5th least populous sub district, located in South Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 89 villages in the sub district, among them Kamarpol is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Kalikamerya is the least populous village with population of 123. Kamarpol is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 6 km2 and Hinchabaria is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Patdaha Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.9 lakh people, among them about 98 thousand (51%) are male and about 93 thousand (49%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Diamond Harbour - II community development block is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 43 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 97% (about 1.9 lakh) live in Diamond Harbour - II Sub District rural part and 3% (4993) population live in the Diamond Harbour - II Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Diamond Harbour - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 190,801 140,056 50,666 79 23,395
Male 97,686 71,803 25,839 44 12,076
Female 93,115 68,253 24,827 35 11,319

Most populated Villages and Cities in Diamond Harbour - II

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kamarpol 10880 Patdaha 4993
Patra (P) 8310
Nurpur 7527
Nainan 5144
Ramnagar 4655
Bishra 4274
Chandnagar 4156
Bhushna 4147
Gopalpur 4118
Sarisha 3883

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 60% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 40% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 951 in Muslims are 958.

Religion wise population 2011 - Diamond Harbour - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 190,801 114,039 75,716 317 90 62 35 65 477
Male 97,686 58,461 38,673 181 39 29 23 39 241
Female 93,115 55,578 37,043 136 51 33 12 26 236

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 15.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15.7% which is 0.4% higher than male population growth rate of 15.3%. General caste population has increased by 16.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -70.4% and child population has decreased by -3.7% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.5% 16.5% 13.3% -70.4% -3.7%
Male 15.3% 16.1% 13.4% -63.9% -2.8%
Female 15.7% 16.8% 13.2% -75.9% -4.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 953 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 951, in schedule caste is 961 and in schedule tribe is 795. There are 937 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

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

Total General SC ST Child
Change 3 6 -2 -394 -19
2011 953 951 961 795 937
2001 950 945 963 1189 956

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

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Basudebpur 1037 Patdaha 957
Kankjal Purba 1033
Khanjapur 1018
Mirzapur 1015
Gandabaria 1006
Durgapur 1005
Gopalpur 1003
Khamarkur 1000
Kushbaria 998
Pipulat 997

Literacy

Total about 1.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 70 thousand are male and about 59 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Diamond Harbour - II is 77%. 82% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

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

Total Male Female
Change 6.2% 2.5% 10.1%
2011 76.9% 82% 71.6%
2001 70.7% 79.5% 61.5%

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

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Khamarkur 92 Patdaha 64
Kultikri 91
Kalikamerya 90
Jhaudari 89
Mathur 89
Seora Hati 89
Khordnahala 89
Bhaduria 89
Dakjoari 88
Mankhanda 87

Workers profile

Diamond Harbour - II has 36% (about 69 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 14% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Diamond Harbour - II

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.3% 24.7% 11.6% 63.7%
Male 57.2% 41.5% 15.7% 42.8%
Female 14.4% 7.1% 7.3% 85.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Diamond Harbour - II

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kamarpol 5.7 Patdaha 0.9
Patra (P) 3
Asurali 2.4
Bagda 2.4
Nurpur 2.2
Bhaduria 2
Ramnagar 1.8
Pashchim Bhabanipur 1.7
Bhaukol 1.7
Mathur 1.5