Raniganj is a Municipality city in district of Barddhaman, West Bengal. The Raniganj city is divided into 22 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Raniganj Municipality has population of 129,441 of which 67,578 are males while 61,863 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 15721 which is 12.15 % of total population of Raniganj (M). In Raniganj Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 915 against state average of 950. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Raniganj is around 914 compared to West Bengal state average of 956. Literacy rate of Raniganj city is 77.65 % higher than state average of 76.26 %. In Raniganj, Male literacy is around 83.68 % while female literacy rate is 71.06 %.
Raniganj Municipality has total administration over 25,478 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Raniganj Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.33 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.46 % of total population in Raniganj (M).
Raniganj Work Profile
Out of total population, 40,940 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 35,792 were males while 5,148 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 40940 working population, 88.00 % were engaged in Main Work while 12.00 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Raniganj 2019 Population
The next census for Raniganj Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.