International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part L (2017)
Concentration of emerging census towns of C.D. Block Kaliachak-I in Malda district: Location quotient and rank size rule analysis
Town is the creation of human being. Census of India has defined census towns as places that satisfy three fold criteria of total population 5000 or above, 75 percent of male working population engaged in non-agricultural activities and density of 400 persons per sq km. In the census 2001, the census town of Malda district was only 3. The figure has rapidly change in the census 2011 and reached the number 27. The distribution of Census towns of Malda district is very uneven, maximum number is in Kaliachak-I as Non- Statutory towns. Community Development Block Kaliachak-I share 33.33% of census towns of Malda district. Out of 27 census towns of Malda district 11 are located in the study area. The paper analyze the demographic feature and dimension of concentration of census towns in the study area. The paper also tries to find out the distribution of population by Location Quotient and Rank Size Rule analysis.
How to cite this article:
Md. Ziaul Hoque, Md. Emran Ali. Concentration of emerging census towns of C.D. Block Kaliachak-I in Malda district: Location quotient and rank size rule analysis. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(1):821-826.