Arsha Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Puruliya district, West Bengal

Arsha Block of Puruliya district has total population of 154,736 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 78,398 are males while 76,338 are females. In 2011 there were total 28,868 families residing in Arsha Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Arsha Block is 974.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Arsha Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 54.8% and the sex ratio of Arsha Block is 974.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Arsha Block is 26208 which is 17% of the total population. There are 13193 male children and 13015 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Arsha Block is 987 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 974 ) of Arsha Block.

The total literacy rate of Arsha Block is 54.78%. The male literacy rate is 58.52% and the female literacy rate is 32.14% in Arsha Block.

Population
154,736
Literacy
54.78%
Sex Ratio
974

To facilitate the administration, Arsha Block is further divided into 96 villages.

Arsha Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 26,208 13,193 13,015
Literacy 54.78% 58.52% 32.14%
Scheduled Caste 18,294 9,380 8,914
Scheduled Tribe 33,568 16,777 16,791
Illiterate 84,323 32,522 51,801

Caste-wise Population - Arsha Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 21.7% of total population in Arsha Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 18,294 9,380 8,914
Schedule Tribe 33,568 16,777 16,791

Religion-wise Population - Arsha Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 119,561 (77.27%) 60,795 58,766
Muslim 10,344 (6.68%) 5,313 5,031
Christian 495 (0.32%) 281 214
Sikh 31 (0.02%) 17 14
Buddhist 13 (0.01%) 7 6
Jain 3 (0%) 2 1
Other Religion 24,064 (15.55%) 11,864 12,200
No Religion Specified 225 (0.15%) 119 106

Literacy Rate - Arsha Block

Average literacy rate of Arsha Block in 2011 were 54.78% in which, male and female literacy were 70.36% and 38.75% respectively. Total literate in Arsha Block were 70,413 of which male and female were 45,876 and 24,537 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Arsha Block

The Sex Ratio of Arsha Block is 974 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 974 females in Arsha Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 987 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 974 ) of Arsha Block.


Child Population - Arsha Block

According to Census 2011, there were 26,208 children between age 0 to 6 years in Arsha Block. Out of which 26,208 were male while 26,208 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Arsha Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Arsha Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Arsha Block lives in Urban areas while 100% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 0 while that in rural region is 26,208.

Total Urban Rural
Population 154,736 0 154,736
Children (0 - 6 years) 26,208 0 26,208
Schedule Caste 18,294 0 18,294
Schedule Tribe 33,568 0 33,568
Literacy 54.78% - 54.78%
Sex Ratio 974 - 974

Working Population - Arsha Block

In Arsha Block out of total population, 73,497 were engaged in work activities. 47.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 52.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 73,497 workers engaged in Main Work, 13,896 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8,509 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 34,714 26,730 7,984
Cultivators 13,896 12,141 1,755
Agriculture Labourer 8,509 5,693 2,816
Household Industries 3,215 1,506 1,709
Other Workers 9,094 7,390 1,704
Marginal Workers 38,783 15,526 23,257
Non Working 81,239 36,142 45,097

Arsha Block Map


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