Arrah Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Bhojpur district, Bihar

Arrah Block of Bhojpur district has total population of 462,618 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 245,242 are males while 217,376 are females. In 2011 there were total 68,857 families residing in Arrah Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Arrah Block is 886.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 56.5% people lives in Urban areas while 43.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.2% while that in the rural areas is 69.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Arrah Block is 883 while that of Rural areas is 890.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Arrah Block is 71843 which is 16% of the total population. There are 37955 male children and 33888 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Arrah Block is 893 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 886 ) of Arrah Block.

The total literacy rate of Arrah Block is 76.37%. The male literacy rate is 71.66% and the female literacy rate is 56.45% in Arrah Block.

Population
462,618
Literacy
76.37%
Sex Ratio
886

To facilitate the administration, Arrah Block is further divided into 1 town and 115 villages.

Arrah Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 71,843 37,955 33,888
Literacy 76.37% 71.66% 56.45%
Scheduled Caste 60,939 32,316 28,623
Scheduled Tribe 2,834 1,499 1,335
Illiterate 164,180 69,511 94,669

Caste-wise Population - Arrah Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Arrah Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 60,939 32,316 28,623
Schedule Tribe 2,834 1,499 1,335

Religion-wise Population - Arrah Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 408,944 (88.4%) 217,284 191,660
Muslim 50,730 (10.97%) 26,465 24,265
Christian 422 (0.09%) 217 205
Sikh 317 (0.07%) 167 150
Buddhist 53 (0.01%) 21 32
Jain 1,186 (0.26%) 588 598
Other Religion 16 (0%) 7 9
No Religion Specified 950 (0.21%) 493 457

Literacy Rate - Arrah Block

Average literacy rate of Arrah Block in 2011 were 76.37% in which, male and female literacy were 84.78% and 66.87% respectively. Total literate in Arrah Block were 298,438 of which male and female were 175,731 and 122,707 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Arrah Block

The Sex Ratio of Arrah Block is 886 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 886 females in Arrah Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 893 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 886 ) of Arrah Block.


Child Population - Arrah Block

According to Census 2011, there were 71,843 children between age 0 to 6 years in Arrah Block. Out of which 71,843 were male while 71,843 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Arrah Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 39,274 families under Arrah Block living in urban areas while 39,274 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 56.5% of total population of Arrah Block lives in Urban areas while 43.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 36,499 while that in rural region is 35,344.

Total Urban Rural
Population 462,618 261,430 201,188
Children (0 - 6 years) 71,843 36,499 35,344
Schedule Caste 60,939 25,474 35,465
Schedule Tribe 2,834 956 1,878
Literacy 76.37% 81.15% 69.88%
Sex Ratio 886 883 890

Working Population - Arrah Block

In Arrah Block out of total population, 120,319 were engaged in work activities. 73.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 120,319 workers engaged in Main Work, 13,363 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 17,408 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 88,888 79,711 9,177
Cultivators 13,363 12,584 779
Agriculture Labourer 17,408 14,954 2,454
Household Industries 4,337 3,763 574
Other Workers 53,780 48,410 5,370
Marginal Workers 31,431 23,231 8,200
Non Working 342,299 142,300 199,999

Arrah Block Map


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