District at a Glance


Geographical Location of District
Latitude Longitude
North South East West
23o53' N 22o56' N 88o25' E 87o56' E
Geographical Location of District HQ
Latitude Longitude
23o14' N 87o51' E

Rainfall (Yearly)
Normal (in Millimetre) Actual (in Millimetre)
1347 1044
Temperature
Maximum Minimum
44oC 9oC

Administrative Set up
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. District Head Quarters BURDWAN
2. Sub-division 4 Nos.
3. Police Station 18 Nos.
4. Villages (Mouzas) 2102 (2177)Nos.
5. C.D. Block (Panchayat Samity) 23 (23)Nos.
6. Gram Panchayat 215 Nos.
7. Gram Sansad 3232 Nos.
8. Municipality 6 Nos.
9. Census Towns 20 Nos.

Area and Population
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Area 5432.69 Sq.K.M.
2. Population 4835532 Nos.
3. Density of Population 890 Nos.
4. Sex Percentage : Male 51.07 %
Female 48.93 %
5. Ratio of Population : Rural 84.98 %
Urban 15.02 %
6. Workers 40.36 %
7. Non-Workers 59.64 %

Agriculture and Irrigation
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Yield rate of Rice 3338 Kg. per hect.
Wheat 2691 Kg. per hect.
Barley 988 Kg. per hect.
Maize 2091 Kg. per hect.
Gram 1193 Kg. per hect.
Tur 1250 Kg. per hect.
Rape Seed & Mustard 1013 Kg. per hect.
Linseeds - Kg. per hect.
Jute 21.2 Kg. per hect.
Sugarcane 64403 Kg. per hect.
Potato 22336 Kg. per hect.
Chillies(dry) 1466 Kg. per hect.
Ginger 1944 Kg. per hect.
2. Area Irrigated by Government Canals 287180 hectares
High Capacity Deep Tubewell 7400 hectares
Middle Capacity Deep Tubewell 790 hectares
Low Capacity Deep Tubewell 10580 hectares
River Lift Irrigation 11630 hectares
3. Fertilizer Consumed 132800 Tonnes

Medical Facilities
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Hospitals 3 Nos.
2. Rural Hospitals 5 Nos.
3. Block Primary Health Centres 19 Nos.
4. Primary Health Centres 74 Nos.
4. Medical Institutions (State Govt. Undertaking) 2 Nos.
4. Medical Institutions (Central Govt. Undertaking) 1 Nos.
4. Medical Institutions (N.G.O./Private Bodies) 109 Nos.
5. Total no. of Bed 4360 Nos.
6. Doctors 699 Nos.
7. Family Welfare Centre 4 Nos.
8. Patients treated in various Medical Institutions 7104742 Nos.

Education
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Literates : Male 81.27 %
Felame 69.43 %
Total 75.48 %
2. Primary : Institution 3008 Nos.
Student 249491 Nos.
Teacher 9487 Nos.
3. Middle : Institution 127 Nos.
Student 9778 Nos.
Teacher 397 Nos.
4. High : Institution 373 Nos.
Student 234329 Nos.
Teacher 5867 Nos.
5. Higher Secondary : Institution 245 Nos.
Student 266610 Nos.
Teacher 4569 Nos.
6. Colleges/ University : Institution 20 Nos.
Student 51692 Nos.
Teacher 1011 Nos.
7. Professional & Technical School & Colleges Institution 60 Nos.
Student 11588 Nos.
Teacher 1029 Nos.
8. Special & Non-formal Education Institution 7571 Nos.
Student 277766 Nos.
Teacher 9466 Nos.
9. Public Library 151 Nos.
10. Mass Literacy Centre 7862 Nos.

Electricity
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Mouzas electrified 2177 Nos.
2. Consumption of electricity
(in '000 K.W.H.)
Domestic 578689
Commercial 152380
Industrial 82700
Public Lighting 17034
Agricultural Irrigation 154348
Public Water Works 13874
MIscellaneous 6032

Road Length
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Surfaced 8228.76 K.M.
2. Un-Surfaced 3704.83 K.M.
3. Number of registered Motor Vehicle 907117 Nos.

Miscellaneous
Sl. No. Description Particulars
1. Post Office 770 Nos.
2. Cold Storage 102 Nos.
3. Cold Storage Capacity 1379994 MT.
4. Production of Milk 659000 Tonnes.
5. Production of Egg 471592 Thousand.

Source : District Statistical Officer, Burdwan.

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