Podara Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Haora, West Bengal - Census 2011

Podara is a Census Town city situated in Sankrail block of Haora district. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,879 families residing in the Podara city. The total population of Podara is 21,589 out of which 11,220 are males and 10,369 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Podara is 924.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Podara city is 2143 which is 10% of the total population. There are 1156 male children and 987 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Podara is 854 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (924).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Podara is 91.5%. Thus Podara has higher literacy rate compared to 83.3% of Haora district. The male literacy rate is 94.53% and the female literacy rate is 88.33% in Podara.

Population
21,589
Literacy
91.5%
Sex Ratio
924

Podara Census Town has total administration over 4,879 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Podara Census Town

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Podara Census Town.

Total Male Female
Children 2,143 1,156 987
Literacy 91.5% 84.8% 79.9%
Scheduled Caste 3,648 1,885 1,763
Scheduled Tribe 78 38 40
Illiterate 3,789 1,707 2,082

Caste-wise Population - Podara

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Podara.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 3,648 1,885 1,763
Schedule Tribe 78 38 40

Religion-wise Population - Podara

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Podara is 16,072 which is 74.45% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Podara is 5,354 which is 24.8% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Podara as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 16,072 (74.45%) 8,312 7,760
Muslim 5,354 (24.8%) 2,815 2,539
Christian 86 (0.4%) 46 40
Sikh 48 (0.22%) 29 19
Buddhist 2 (0.01%) 2 0
Jain 12 (0.06%) 6 6
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 15 (0.07%) 10 5

Literacy Rate - Podara

The total literacy rate of Podara was 91.54% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 17,800 literates, males were 9,513 while females were 8,287. Also the male literacy rate was 94.53% and the female literacy rate was 88.33% in Podara.

  Podara West Bengal
Female 88.33% 70.54%
Male 94.53% 81.69%
Total 91.54% 76.26%

Sex Ratio - Podara

The Sex Ratio of Podara is 924. Thus per every 1000 men there were 924 females in Podara. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 854 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 924 ) of Podara.


Child Population - Podara

According to Census 2011, there were 2,143 children between age 0 to 6 years in Podara. Out of which 1,156 were male while 987 were female.


Working Population - Podara

In Podara Census Town out of total population, 8,091 were engaged in work activities. 88.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 8,091 workers engaged in Main Work, 2 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 16 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 7,149 6,274 875
Cultivators 2 2 0
Agriculture Labourer 16 15 1
Household Industries 882 727 155
Other Workers 6,249 5,530 719
Marginal Workers 942 465 477
Non Working 13,498 4,481 9,017

Podara Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Podara is further divided into 1 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 21,589 82.4% 924

Map of Podara, Haora, West Bengal


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