Patharpratima Community Development Block, with population of about 3.3 lakh is South Twenty Four Parganas district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in South Twenty Four Parganas district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 87 villages in the sub district, among them Dakshin Gangadharpur is the most populous village with population of about 14 thousand and Ramdebpur is the least populous village with population of 250. Dakshin Gangadharpur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Ramdebpur is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.3 lakh people, among them about 1.7 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.6 lakh (49%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Patharpratima community development block is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 70 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Patharpratima community development block live in the Patharpratima Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Patharpratima

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 331,823 253,020 76,163 2,640 42,021
Male 169,422 129,366 38,727 1,329 21,389
Female 162,401 123,654 37,436 1,311 20,632

Most populated Villages in Patharpratima

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 953 in Muslims are 1006.

Religion wise population 2011 - Patharpratima

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 331,823 295,027 35,566 725 29 32 26 14 404
Male 169,422 151,037 17,734 385 15 15 12 6 218
Female 162,401 143,990 17,832 340 14 17 14 8 186

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 15.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15.4% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 14.7%. General caste population has increased by 16.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -6.8% and child population has decreased by -9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Patharpratima

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.1% 16.5% 11.5% -6.8% -9%
Male 14.7% 16% 11.5% -4.3% -9%
Female 15.4% 17% 11.4% -9.3% -9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 956, in schedule caste is 967 and in schedule tribe is 986. There are 965 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Patharpratima

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 8 0 -56 1
2011 959 956 967 986 965
2001 953 948 967 1042 964

Villages with highest sex ratio in Patharpratima

Literacy

Total about 2.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.3 lakh are male and about 1.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Patharpratima is 82%. 89% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Patharpratima

Total Male Female
Change 9.3% 4.2% 14.8%
2011 82.1% 88.5% 75.4%
2001 72.8% 84.3% 60.6%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Patharpratima

Workers profile

Patharpratima has 42% (about 1.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 26% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 25% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 21% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Patharpratima

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.5% 19.6% 22.9% 57.5%
Male 57.9% 33.2% 24.7% 42.1%
Female 26.4% 5.4% 21% 73.6%

Biggest Villages in Patharpratima