Mathurapur - II Community Development Block, with population of about 2.2 lakh is South Twenty Four Parganas district's the 12th least populous sub district, located in South Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 27 villages in the sub district, among them Gilarchat is the most populous village with population of about 26 thousand and Madpur is the least populous village with population of 632. Kumarapara is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 20 km2 and Madpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.2 lakh people, among them about 1.1 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (48%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mathurapur - II community development block is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 46 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Mathurapur - II community development block live in the Mathurapur - II Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mathurapur - II

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 220,839 153,854 62,342 4,643 26,447
Male 113,831 79,302 32,154 2,375 13,571
Female 107,008 74,552 30,188 2,268 12,876

Most populated Villages in Mathurapur - II

Villages
Name Population
Gilarchat 25897
Khari 21900
Raydighi Abad 20467
Kumarapara 17682
Dighirpar Bakultala 14080
Kankandighi 12900
Uttar Kashinagar 12231
Kautala 11725
Radhakantapur Abad 8442
Baribhanga Abad 6773

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 935 in Muslims are 965 and in Christians are 956.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mathurapur - II

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 220,839 181,262 33,935 5,308 23 23 14 11 263
Male 113,831 93,652 17,273 2,714 12 14 8 5 153
Female 107,008 87,610 16,662 2,594 11 9 6 6 110

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 11.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.3% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of 10.5%. General caste population has increased by 12.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 40.4% and child population has decreased by -11.8% in the sub district since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.4% 12.9% 6.2% 40.4% -11.8%
Male 10.5% 12.1% 5.1% 40.9% -12.3%
Female 12.3% 13.8% 7.3% 39.7% -11.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 940 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 940, in schedule caste is 939 and in schedule tribe is 955. There are 949 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mathurapur - II

Total General SC ST Child
Change 16 14 20 -8 11
2011 940 940 939 955 949
2001 924 926 919 963 938

Villages with highest sex ratio in Mathurapur - II

Literacy

Total about 1.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 85 thousand are male and about 66 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mathurapur - II is 78%. 85% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mathurapur - II

Total Male Female
Change 9.6% 4.5% 15.1%
2011 77.8% 85.1% 70%
2001 68.2% 80.6% 54.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Mathurapur - II

Workers profile

Mathurapur - II has 37% (about 81 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 15% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mathurapur - II

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.6% 22.6% 14% 63.4%
Male 57.3% 39.6% 17.7% 42.7%
Female 14.6% 4.6% 10% 85.4%

Biggest Villages in Mathurapur - II

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Kumarapara 19.9
Kankandighi 18.8
Gilarchat 16.7
Khari 12.5
Radhakantapur Abad 11.5
Raydighi Abad 11.3
Kautala 11.3
Baribhanga Abad 10.1
Dighirpar Bakultala 9.6
Mahabatnagar 9.5