Berhampore Ward No 12, with population of 8399 is Berhampore city's the 8th most populous ward, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to 8399 people, among them 4177 (50%) are male and 4222 (50%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Berhampore Ward No 12 is 6%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 2159 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 12

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,399 7,680 676 43 529
Male 4,177 3,841 313 23 259
Female 4,222 3,839 363 20 270

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -1.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 8551. Female population growth rate of the ward is -4.7% which is -6.1% lower than male population growth rate of 1.4%. General caste population has increased by 8.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -54.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 230.8% and child population has decreased by -46.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 12

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1.8% 8.7% -54.1% 230.8% -46.6%
Male 1.4% 13.1% -56.5% 283.3% -48.7%
Female -4.7% 4.6% -51.9% 185.7% -44.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1011 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 999, in schedule caste is 1160 and in schedule tribe is 870. There are 1042 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 64 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 80 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 12

Total General SC ST Child
Change -64 -82 113 -297 80
2011 1011 999 1160 870 1042
2001 1075 1081 1047 1167 962

Literacy

Total 7487 people in the ward are literate, among them 3780 are male and 3707 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Berhampore WARD NO.-0012 is 95%. 96% of male and 94% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 12

Total Male Female
Change 17.9% 14.7% 20.9%
2011 95.1% 96.5% 93.8%
2001 77.2% 81.8% 72.9%

Workers profile

Berhampore WARD NO.-0012 has 38% (3193) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 19% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Berhampore Ward No 12

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38% 36.4% 1.6% 62%
Male 57.7% 56.3% 1.4% 42.3%
Female 18.5% 16.7% 1.8% 81.5%