Raghunathpur is a Municipality city in district of Purulia, West Bengal. The Raghunathpur city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Raghunathpur Municipality has population of 25,561 of which 13,194 are males while 12,367 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2679 which is 10.48 % of total population of Raghunathpur (M). In Raghunathpur Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 937 against state average of 950. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Raghunathpur is around 923 compared to West Bengal state average of 956. Literacy rate of Raghunathpur city is 77.07 % higher than state average of 76.26 %. In Raghunathpur, Male literacy is around 84.96 % while female literacy rate is 68.67 %.

Raghunathpur Municipality has total administration over 4,792 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.

Municipality Population Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Raghunathpur 25,561 92.09% 7.52% 0.16% 0.00% 0.00% 0.14% 0.04% 0.05%

Raghunathpur Municipality of Purulia has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.98 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.58 % of total population in Raghunathpur Municipality.

Out of total population, 8,138 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 6,957 were males while 1,181 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity. Of total 8138 working population, 87.64 % were engaged in Main Work while 12.36 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.

The next census for Raghunathpur Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2020 are estimates only.

Source: Census 2011

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