Mathurapur - I Community Development Block, with population of about 2 lakh is South Twenty Four Parganas district's the 7th least populous sub district, located in South Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 91 villages in the sub district, among them Nalua is the most populous village with population of about 19 thousand and Chak Sarberia is the least populous village with population of 73. Nalua is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 17 km2 and Satghara is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 4 census towns in the sub district, those are - Krishna Chandrapur, Mathurapur, Purba Ranaghat and Lalpur Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2 lakh people, among them about 1 lakh (51%) are male and about 95 thousand (49%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 35% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mathurapur - I community development block is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 41 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 87% (about 1.7 lakh) live in Mathurapur - I Sub District rural part and 13% (about 26 thousand) population live in the Mathurapur - I Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mathurapur - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 195,104 125,972 68,636 496 27,851
Male 100,093 64,369 35,480 244 14,101
Female 95,011 61,603 33,156 252 13,750

Most populated Villages and Cities in Mathurapur - I

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Nalua 19071 Krishna Chandrapur 8146
Ghoradal 12170 Mathurapur 7797
Uttar Lakshminarayanpur 10006 Purba Ranaghat 5207
Krishnarampur 6204 Lalpur 4691
Ghatbakultala 4435
Uttarshibganj 4155
Srikrishnanagar 4117
Bhagabanpur 3774
Sankarpur 3587
Talukranaghat 3238

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 59% 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 936 in Muslims are 968.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mathurapur - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 195,104 115,977 78,835 68 22 13 14 1 174
Male 100,093 59,907 40,049 39 8 5 5 0 80
Female 95,011 56,070 38,786 29 14 8 9 1 94

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 18.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 19.1% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 17.9%. General caste population has increased by 22.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -15.8% and child population has decreased by -3.5% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.5% 22.1% 12.7% -15.8% -3.5%
Male 17.9% 21.7% 12% -23% -2.8%
Female 19.1% 22.6% 13.5% -7.4% -4.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 949 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 934 and in schedule tribe is 1033. There are 975 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mathurapur - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 7 12 175 -14
2011 949 957 934 1033 975
2001 939 950 922 858 989

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Mathurapur - I

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chak Sarberia 1433 Mathurapur 964
Nandanpur 1085 Lalpur 926
Tentulbaria 1030 Purba Ranaghat 925
Talukranaghat 1029 Krishna Chandrapur 908
Basudebpur 1019
Paylabhagabanpur 1014
Uttar Ramnagar 1005
Uttar Madhusudanpur 1003
Bhimnagar 1003
Sankarpur 998

Literacy

Total about 1.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 69 thousand are male and about 54 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mathurapur - I is 74%. 81% of male and 67% 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 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mathurapur - I

Total Male Female
Change 8.5% 3.2% 14.4%
2011 73.9% 80.6% 66.9%
2001 65.4% 77.4% 52.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Mathurapur - I

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Ramjibannagar 95 Mathurapur 83
Chak Sarberia 92 Krishna Chandrapur 76
Bhagabatipur 90 Lalpur 75
Uttar Joykrishnapur 90 Purba Ranaghat 71
Jadabpur 89
Gadberia 89
Uttar Ramnagar 88
Ramjibanpur 88
Tajpur 87
Sekhpukhuria 87

Workers profile

Mathurapur - I has 33% (about 64 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 11% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mathurapur - I

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.9% 18.7% 14.3% 67.1%
Male 53.3% 32.4% 20.9% 46.7%
Female 11.4% 4.2% 7.2% 88.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Mathurapur - I

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Nalua 17.2 Mathurapur 5
Ghatbakultala 10.1 Krishna Chandrapur 3
Uttar Lakshminarayanpur 9.7 Purba Ranaghat 1.9
Ghoradal 7.9 Lalpur 0.6
Krishnarampur 4.5
Amirpur 4.4
Abad Bhagabanpur 4
Jogendra Nagar 4
Himchi 3.9
Talukranaghat 3.6