Berhampore Ward No 21, with population of 3988 is Berhampore city's the least populous ward, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to 3988 people, among them 2060 (52%) are male and 1928 (48%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Berhampore Ward No 21 is 7%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 827 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 21

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,988 3,949 39 0 267
Male 2,060 2,045 15 0 150
Female 1,928 1,904 24 0 117

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -39.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6556. Female population growth rate of the ward is -42.6% which is -7% lower than male population growth rate of -35.6%. General caste population has decreased by -36.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -88.7% and child population has decreased by -53.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 21

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -39 -36 -89 -100 -53
Male -36 -33 -91 -100 -46
Female -43 -40 -87 -100 -60

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 936 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 931, in schedule caste is 1600. There are 780 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 114 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 267 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 21

Total General SC ST Child
Change -114 -117 503 -1,000 -267
2011 936 931 1,600 0 780
2001 1,050 1,048 1,097 1,000 1,047

Literacy

Total 3362 people in the ward are literate, among them 1753 are male and 1609 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Berhampore WARD NO.-0021 is 90%. 92% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 21

Total Male Female
Change 1 -2 3
2011 90 92 89
2001 90 94 86

Workers profile

Berhampore WARD NO.-0021 has 37% (1489) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 9% female population are working population. 62% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Berhampore Ward No 21

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 35 2 63
Male 64 62 2 36
Female 9 7 2 91