Berhampore Ward No 16, with population of about 14 thousand is Berhampore city's the most populous ward, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 14 thousand people, among them 6875 (50%) are male and 6848 (50%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Berhampore Ward No 16 is 6%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3265 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 16

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,723 13,239 424 60 872
Male 6,875 6,617 228 30 447
Female 6,848 6,622 196 30 425

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 103.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6729. Female population growth rate of the ward is 105.3% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 102.6%. General caste population has increased by 138.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -63.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 650% and child population has increased by 35.8% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 16

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 104 138 -64 650 36
Male 103 136 -61 900 31
Female 105 141 -66 500 42

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 996 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1001, in schedule caste is 860 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 951 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has increased by 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 74 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 16

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 22 -142 -667 74
2011 996 1,001 860 1,000 951
2001 983 979 1,002 1,667 877

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 6232 are male and 5965 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Berhampore WARD NO.-0016 is 95%. 97% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 16

Total Male Female
Change 9 6 11
2011 95 97 93
2001 86 91 82

Workers profile

Berhampore WARD NO.-0016 has 38% (5150) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 18% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Berhampore Ward No 16

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38 35 2 63
Male 57 55 2 43
Female 18 16 2 82