Areraj Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Purba Champaran district, Bihar

Areraj Block of Purba Champaran district has total population of 163,923 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 86,820 are males while 77,103 are females. In 2011 there were total 28,019 families residing in Areraj Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Areraj Block is 888.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15.9% people lives in Urban areas while 84.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 73.6% while that in the rural areas is 63.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Areraj Block is 888 while that of Rural areas is 888.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Areraj Block is 29460 which is 18% of the total population. There are 15248 male children and 14212 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Areraj Block is 932 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 888 ) of Areraj Block.

The total literacy rate of Areraj Block is 64.77%. The male literacy rate is 60.7% and the female literacy rate is 44.6% in Areraj Block.

Population
163,923
Literacy
64.77%
Sex Ratio
888

To facilitate the administration, Areraj Block is further divided into 1 town and 46 villages.

Areraj Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 29,460 15,248 14,212
Literacy 64.77% 60.7% 44.6%
Scheduled Caste 16,079 8,574 7,505
Scheduled Tribe 505 259 246
Illiterate 76,831 34,118 42,713

Caste-wise Population - Areraj Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Areraj Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 16,079 8,574 7,505
Schedule Tribe 505 259 246

Religion-wise Population - Areraj Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 139,859 (85.32%) 74,322 65,537
Muslim 23,172 (14.14%) 11,980 11,192
Christian 137 (0.08%) 73 64
Sikh 7 (0%) 4 3
Buddhist 4 (0%) 2 2
Jain 7 (0%) 5 2
Other Religion 6 (0%) 3 3
No Religion Specified 731 (0.45%) 431 300

Literacy Rate - Areraj Block

Average literacy rate of Areraj Block in 2011 were 64.77% in which, male and female literacy were 73.63% and 54.68% respectively. Total literate in Areraj Block were 87,092 of which male and female were 52,702 and 34,390 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Areraj Block

The Sex Ratio of Areraj Block is 888 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 888 females in Areraj Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 932 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 888 ) of Areraj Block.


Child Population - Areraj Block

According to Census 2011, there were 29,460 children between age 0 to 6 years in Areraj Block. Out of which 29,460 were male while 29,460 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Areraj Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 4,232 families under Areraj Block living in urban areas while 4,232 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 15.9% of total population of Areraj Block lives in Urban areas while 84.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,671 while that in rural region is 24,789.

Total Urban Rural
Population 163,923 26,014 137,909
Children (0 - 6 years) 29,460 4,671 24,789
Schedule Caste 16,079 2,559 13,520
Schedule Tribe 505 63 442
Literacy 64.77% 73.57% 63.11%
Sex Ratio 888 888 888

Working Population - Areraj Block

In Areraj Block out of total population, 51,555 were engaged in work activities. 44.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 55.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 51,555 workers engaged in Main Work, 6,404 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8,320 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 22,925 19,584 3,341
Cultivators 6,404 5,960 444
Agriculture Labourer 8,320 6,530 1,790
Household Industries 860 659 201
Other Workers 7,341 6,435 906
Marginal Workers 28,630 21,002 7,628
Non Working 112,368 46,234 66,134

Areraj Block Map


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