Muratipur Village, with population of 5516 is Bhatar sub district's the 9th most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Muratipur village is 3 km2 and it is the 45th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1708 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Muratipur which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Muratipur village to Burdwan is 31 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Muratipur village is 713121.

Demographics

The village is home to 5516 people, among them 2869 (52%) are male and 2647 (48%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Muratipur village is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1239 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Muratipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,516 4,477 973 66 607
Male 2,869 2,329 514 26 309
Female 2,647 2,148 459 40 298

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5570. Female population growth rate of the village is 1.5% which is 4.6% higher than male population growth rate of -3.1%. General caste population has decreased by -14.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 256.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 53.5% and child population has decreased by -27.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Muratipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1% -14.8% 256.4% 53.5% -27.3%
Male -3.1% -16.8% 262% 36.8% -28.5%
Female 1.5% -12.5% 250.4% 66.7% -26.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 923 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 922, in schedule caste is 893 and in schedule tribe is 1538. There are 964 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 42 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Muratipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 42 46 -30 275 31
2011 923 922 893 1538 964
2001 881 876 923 1263 933

Literacy

Total 3612 people in the village are literate, among them 2004 are male and 1608 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Muratipur is 74%. 78% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Muratipur

Total Male Female
Change 9.8% 6.4% 13.9%
2011 73.6% 78.3% 68.5%
2001 63.8% 71.9% 54.6%

Workers profile

Muratipur has 38% (2074) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 17% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Muratipur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.6% 30.7% 6.9% 62.4%
Male 56.7% 50.1% 6.7% 43.3%
Female 16.8% 9.7% 7.2% 83.2%