Berhampore Ward No 17, with population of 6246 is Berhampore city's the 7th least populous ward, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to 6246 people, among them 3092 (50%) are male and 3154 (50%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Berhampore Ward No 17 is 7%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1349 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 17

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,246 5,693 550 3 458
Male 3,092 2,825 267 0 233
Female 3,154 2,868 283 3 225

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 8.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5737. Female population growth rate of the ward is 13.5% which is 9% higher than male population growth rate of 4.5%. General caste population has increased by 7.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -25% and child population has decreased by -12.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 17

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9 7 28 -25 -12
Male 5 3 21 -100 -16
Female 14 12 35 200 -8

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1020 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1015, in schedule caste is 1060. There are 966 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 81 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 78 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 17

Total General SC ST Child
Change 81 76 110 -333 78
2011 1,020 1,015 1,060 0 966
2001 939 939 950 333 888

Literacy

Total 5054 people in the ward are literate, among them 2584 are male and 2470 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Berhampore WARD NO.-0017 is 87%. 90% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by -5%. Male literacy has gone down by -5% and female literacy rate has gone down by -5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 17

Total Male Female
Change -5 -5 -5
2011 87 90 84
2001 92 95 89

Workers profile

Berhampore WARD NO.-0017 has 44% (2729) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 23% female population are working population. 63% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Berhampore Ward No 17

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44 42 2 56
Male 64 63 2 36
Female 24 22 2 77