Kishanganj Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kishanganj district, Bihar

Kishanganj Block of Kishanganj district has total population of 241,134 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 124,694 are males while 116,440 are females. In 2011 there were total 47,256 families residing in Kishanganj Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Kishanganj Block is 934.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 43.9% people lives in Urban areas while 56.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 73.5% while that in the rural areas is 53.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kishanganj Block is 918 while that of Rural areas is 946.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kishanganj Block is 47062 which is 20% of the total population. There are 23878 male children and 23184 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kishanganj Block is 971 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 934 ) of Kishanganj Block.

The total literacy rate of Kishanganj Block is 62.8%. The male literacy rate is 55.65% and the female literacy rate is 45.07% in Kishanganj Block.

Population
241,134
Literacy
62.8%
Sex Ratio
934

To facilitate the administration, Kishanganj Block is further divided into 1 town and 72 villages.

Kishanganj Block Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kishanganj Block.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 47,062 23,878 23,184
Literacy 62.8% 55.65% 45.07%
Scheduled Caste 20,743 10,604 10,139
Scheduled Tribe 5,454 2,792 2,662
Illiterate 119,265 55,300 63,965

Caste-wise Population - Kishanganj Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.3% of total population in Kishanganj Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 20,743 10,604 10,139
Schedule Tribe 5,454 2,792 2,662

Religion-wise Population - Kishanganj Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 92,210 (38.24%) 48,132 44,078
Muslim 146,052 (60.57%) 75,064 70,988
Christian 965 (0.4%) 494 471
Sikh 276 (0.11%) 152 124
Buddhist 54 (0.02%) 25 29
Jain 1,139 (0.47%) 585 554
Other Religion 10 (0%) 6 4
No Religion Specified 428 (0.18%) 236 192

Literacy Rate - Kishanganj Block

Average literacy rate of Kishanganj Block in 2011 were 62.8% in which, male and female literacy were 68.83% and 56.27% respectively. Total literate in Kishanganj Block were 121,869 of which male and female were 69,394 and 52,475 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kishanganj Block

The Sex Ratio of Kishanganj Block is 934 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 934 females in Kishanganj Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 971 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 934 ) of Kishanganj Block.


Child Population - Kishanganj Block

According to Census 2011, there were 47,062 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kishanganj Block. Out of which 47,062 were male while 47,062 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kishanganj Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 20,698 families under Kishanganj Block living in urban areas while 20,698 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 43.9% of total population of Kishanganj Block lives in Urban areas while 56.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 16,884 while that in rural region is 30,178.

Total Urban Rural
Population 241,134 105,782 135,352
Children (0 - 6 years) 47,062 16,884 30,178
Schedule Caste 20,743 12,304 8,439
Schedule Tribe 5,454 1,605 3,849
Literacy 62.8% 73.46% 53.78%
Sex Ratio 934 918 946

Working Population - Kishanganj Block

In Kishanganj Block out of total population, 70,944 were engaged in work activities. 82.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 70,944 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,725 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23,233 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 58,238 51,126 7,112
Cultivators 7,725 7,279 446
Agriculture Labourer 23,233 20,218 3,015
Household Industries 1,130 793 337
Other Workers 26,150 22,836 3,314
Marginal Workers 12,706 8,106 4,600
Non Working 170,190 65,462 104,728

Kishanganj Block Map


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