Berhampore Ward No 23, with population of 7086 is Berhampore city's the 11th least populous ward, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to 7086 people, among them 3401 (48%) are male and 3685 (52%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Berhampore Ward No 23 is 7%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 1661 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 23

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,086 6,755 326 5 476
Male 3,401 3,240 159 2 230
Female 3,685 3,515 167 3 246

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -9.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7827. Female population growth rate of the ward is -6.1% which is 6.8% higher than male population growth rate of -12.9%. General caste population has increased by 1.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -63.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -98% and child population has decreased by -46% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 23

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -10 1 -64 -98 -46
Male -13 -2 -66 -99 -49
Female -6 5 -62 -98 -43

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1084 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1085, in schedule caste is 1050 and in schedule tribe is 1500. There are 1070 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 79 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 114 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 23

Total General SC ST Child
Change 79 69 102 583 114
2011 1,084 1,085 1,050 1,500 1,070
2001 1,005 1,016 948 917 956

Literacy

Total 6078 people in the ward are literate, among them 3009 are male and 3069 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Berhampore WARD NO.-0023 is 92%. 95% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Berhampore Ward No 23

Total Male Female
Change 11 7 15
2011 92 95 89
2001 81 88 75

Workers profile

Berhampore WARD NO.-0023 has 36% (2561) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 14% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Berhampore Ward No 23

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36 34 2 64
Male 60 57 2 40
Female 15 12 2 86