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

Araria Block of Araria district has total population of 465,529 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 242,547 are males while 222,982 are females. In 2011 there were total 94,057 families residing in Araria Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Araria Block is 919.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17% people lives in Urban areas while 83% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 72.4% while that in the rural areas is 49.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Araria Block is 875 while that of Rural areas is 929.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Araria Block is 97596 which is 21% of the total population. There are 49989 male children and 47607 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Araria Block is 952 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 919 ) of Araria Block.

The total literacy rate of Araria Block is 53.81%. The male literacy rate is 48.33% and the female literacy rate is 36.22% in Araria Block.

Population
465,529
Literacy
53.81%
Sex Ratio
919

To facilitate the administration, Araria Block is further divided into 1 town and 81 villages.

Araria Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 97,596 49,989 47,607
Literacy 53.81% 48.33% 36.22%
Scheduled Caste 40,232 21,036 19,196
Scheduled Tribe 3,070 1,585 1,485
Illiterate 267,559 125,330 142,229

Caste-wise Population - Araria Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Araria Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 40,232 21,036 19,196
Schedule Tribe 3,070 1,585 1,485

Religion-wise Population - Araria Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 181,581 (39.01%) 95,427 86,154
Muslim 282,173 (60.61%) 146,185 135,988
Christian 700 (0.15%) 383 317
Sikh 35 (0.01%) 18 17
Buddhist 21 (0%) 10 11
Jain 484 (0.1%) 246 238
Other Religion 7 (0%) 5 2
No Religion Specified 528 (0.11%) 273 255

Literacy Rate - Araria Block

Average literacy rate of Araria Block in 2011 were 53.81% in which, male and female literacy were 60.87% and 46.05% respectively. Total literate in Araria Block were 197,970 of which male and female were 117,217 and 80,753 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Araria Block

The Sex Ratio of Araria Block is 919 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 919 females in Araria Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 952 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 919 ) of Araria Block.


Child Population - Araria Block

According to Census 2011, there were 97,596 children between age 0 to 6 years in Araria Block. Out of which 97,596 were male while 97,596 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Araria Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 15,248 families under Araria Block living in urban areas while 15,248 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 17% of total population of Araria Block lives in Urban areas while 83% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 13,560 while that in rural region is 84,036.

Total Urban Rural
Population 465,529 79,021 386,508
Children (0 - 6 years) 97,596 13,560 84,036
Schedule Caste 40,232 8,339 31,893
Schedule Tribe 3,070 273 2,797
Literacy 53.81% 72.4% 49.78%
Sex Ratio 919 875 929

Working Population - Araria Block

In Araria Block out of total population, 165,298 were engaged in work activities. 65.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 165,298 workers engaged in Main Work, 21,445 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 63,130 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 107,938 86,544 21,394
Cultivators 21,445 19,044 2,401
Agriculture Labourer 63,130 48,432 14,698
Household Industries 2,122 1,453 669
Other Workers 21,241 17,615 3,626
Marginal Workers 57,360 27,055 30,305
Non Working 300,231 128,948 171,283

Araria Block Map


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