Balagarh Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Hugli district, West Bengal

Balagarh Block of Hugli district has total population of 228,998 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 116,828 are males while 112,170 are females. In 2011 there were total 55,881 families residing in Balagarh Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Balagarh Block is 960.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.3% people lives in Urban areas while 87.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82% while that in the rural areas is 76.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Balagarh Block is 966 while that of Rural areas is 959.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Balagarh Block is 21396 which is 9% of the total population. There are 10908 male children and 10488 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Balagarh Block is 961 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 960 ) of Balagarh Block.

The total literacy rate of Balagarh Block is 76.94%. The male literacy rate is 74.67% and the female literacy rate is 64.64% in Balagarh Block.

Population
228,998
Literacy
76.94%
Sex Ratio
960

To facilitate the administration, Balagarh Block is further divided into 4 towns and 132 villages.

Balagarh Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 21,396 10,908 10,488
Literacy 76.94% 74.67% 64.64%
Scheduled Caste 93,402 47,857 45,545
Scheduled Tribe 21,129 10,393 10,736
Illiterate 69,263 29,596 39,667

Caste-wise Population - Balagarh Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 40.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.2% of total population in Balagarh Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 93,402 47,857 45,545
Schedule Tribe 21,129 10,393 10,736

Religion-wise Population - Balagarh Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 204,353 (89.24%) 104,688 99,665
Muslim 20,185 (8.81%) 9,981 10,204
Christian 62 (0.03%) 31 31
Sikh 43 (0.02%) 23 20
Buddhist 12 (0.01%) 9 3
Jain 15 (0.01%) 8 7
Other Religion 4,153 (1.81%) 2,003 2,150
No Religion Specified 175 (0.08%) 85 90

Literacy Rate - Balagarh Block

Average literacy rate of Balagarh Block in 2011 were 76.94% in which, male and female literacy were 82.36% and 71.3% respectively. Total literate in Balagarh Block were 159,735 of which male and female were 87,232 and 72,503 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Balagarh Block

The Sex Ratio of Balagarh Block is 960 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 960 females in Balagarh Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 961 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 960 ) of Balagarh Block.


Child Population - Balagarh Block

According to Census 2011, there were 21,396 children between age 0 to 6 years in Balagarh Block. Out of which 21,396 were male while 21,396 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Balagarh Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 6,847 families under Balagarh Block living in urban areas while 6,847 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 12.3% of total population of Balagarh Block lives in Urban areas while 87.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,562 while that in rural region is 18,834.

Total Urban Rural
Population 228,998 28,188 200,810
Children (0 - 6 years) 21,396 2,562 18,834
Schedule Caste 93,402 11,585 81,817
Schedule Tribe 21,129 1,324 19,805
Literacy 76.94% 81.99% 76.23%
Sex Ratio 960 966 959

Working Population - Balagarh Block

In Balagarh Block out of total population, 95,002 were engaged in work activities. 79.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 95,002 workers engaged in Main Work, 14,243 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 28,556 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 75,643 63,099 12,544
Cultivators 14,243 13,770 473
Agriculture Labourer 28,556 21,738 6,818
Household Industries 2,785 1,830 955
Other Workers 30,059 25,761 4,298
Marginal Workers 19,359 10,644 8,715
Non Working 133,996 43,085 90,911

Balagarh Block Map


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