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

Balarampur Block of Puruliya district has total population of 137,950 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 70,995 are males while 66,955 are females. In 2011 there were total 26,255 families residing in Balarampur Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Balarampur Block is 943.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.7% people lives in Urban areas while 82.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 75% while that in the rural areas is 57.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Balarampur Block is 927 while that of Rural areas is 947.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Balarampur Block is 20118 which is 15% of the total population. There are 10396 male children and 9722 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Balarampur Block is 935 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 943 ) of Balarampur Block.

The total literacy rate of Balarampur Block is 60.4%. The male literacy rate is 63.31% and the female literacy rate is 39.17% in Balarampur Block.

Population
137,950
Literacy
60.4%
Sex Ratio
943

To facilitate the administration, Balarampur Block is further divided into 1 town and 90 villages.

Balarampur Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 20,118 10,396 9,722
Literacy 60.4% 63.31% 39.17%
Scheduled Caste 16,427 8,542 7,885
Scheduled Tribe 43,738 22,141 21,597
Illiterate 66,774 26,045 40,729

Caste-wise Population - Balarampur Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 31.7% of total population in Balarampur Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 16,427 8,542 7,885
Schedule Tribe 43,738 22,141 21,597

Religion-wise Population - Balarampur Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 108,829 (78.89%) 56,049 52,780
Muslim 7,966 (5.77%) 4,153 3,813
Christian 648 (0.47%) 441 207
Sikh 17 (0.01%) 6 11
Buddhist 1 (0%) 0 1
Jain 20 (0.01%) 11 9
Other Religion 20,302 (14.72%) 10,254 10,048
No Religion Specified 167 (0.12%) 81 86

Literacy Rate - Balarampur Block

Average literacy rate of Balarampur Block in 2011 were 60.4% in which, male and female literacy were 74.18% and 45.82% respectively. Total literate in Balarampur Block were 71,176 of which male and female were 44,950 and 26,226 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Balarampur Block

The Sex Ratio of Balarampur Block is 943 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 943 females in Balarampur Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 935 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 943 ) of Balarampur Block.


Child Population - Balarampur Block

According to Census 2011, there were 20,118 children between age 0 to 6 years in Balarampur Block. Out of which 20,118 were male while 20,118 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Balarampur Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 4,636 families under Balarampur Block living in urban areas while 4,636 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 17.7% of total population of Balarampur Block lives in Urban areas while 82.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 3,160 while that in rural region is 16,958.

Total Urban Rural
Population 137,950 24,431 113,519
Children (0 - 6 years) 20,118 3,160 16,958
Schedule Caste 16,427 3,764 12,663
Schedule Tribe 43,738 1,373 42,365
Literacy 60.4% 74.98% 57.19%
Sex Ratio 943 927 947

Working Population - Balarampur Block

In Balarampur Block out of total population, 56,675 were engaged in work activities. 50.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 56,675 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,407 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4,530 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 28,739 24,134 4,605
Cultivators 7,407 6,536 871
Agriculture Labourer 4,530 3,261 1,269
Household Industries 769 573 196
Other Workers 16,033 13,764 2,269
Marginal Workers 27,936 13,665 14,271
Non Working 81,275 33,196 48,079

Balarampur Block Map


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