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

Barabazar Block of Puruliya district has total population of 170,564 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 86,353 are males while 84,211 are females. In 2011 there were total 32,467 families residing in Barabazar Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Barabazar Block is 975.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 4.7% people lives in Urban areas while 95.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.2% while that in the rural areas is 62.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Barabazar Block is 920 while that of Rural areas is 978.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Barabazar Block is 23844 which is 14% of the total population. There are 12162 male children and 11682 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Barabazar Block is 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 975 ) of Barabazar Block.

The total literacy rate of Barabazar Block is 63.27%. The male literacy rate is 66.88% and the female literacy rate is 41.66% in Barabazar Block.

Population
170,564
Literacy
63.27%
Sex Ratio
975

To facilitate the administration, Barabazar Block is further divided into 1 town and 215 villages.

Barabazar Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 23,844 12,162 11,682
Literacy 63.27% 66.88% 41.66%
Scheduled Caste 12,599 6,435 6,164
Scheduled Tribe 33,096 16,681 16,415
Illiterate 77,727 28,601 49,126

Caste-wise Population - Barabazar Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 19.4% of total population in Barabazar Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 12,599 6,435 6,164
Schedule Tribe 33,096 16,681 16,415

Religion-wise Population - Barabazar Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 148,757 (87.21%) 75,392 73,365
Muslim 7,689 (4.51%) 3,907 3,782
Christian 96 (0.06%) 46 50
Sikh 17 (0.01%) 2 15
Buddhist 9 (0.01%) 2 7
Jain 10 (0.01%) 6 4
Other Religion 13,686 (8.02%) 6,851 6,835
No Religion Specified 300 (0.18%) 147 153

Literacy Rate - Barabazar Block

Average literacy rate of Barabazar Block in 2011 were 63.27% in which, male and female literacy were 77.84% and 48.37% respectively. Total literate in Barabazar Block were 92,837 of which male and female were 57,752 and 35,085 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Barabazar Block

The Sex Ratio of Barabazar Block is 975 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 975 females in Barabazar Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 975 ) of Barabazar Block.


Child Population - Barabazar Block

According to Census 2011, there were 23,844 children between age 0 to 6 years in Barabazar Block. Out of which 23,844 were male while 23,844 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Barabazar Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,607 families under Barabazar Block living in urban areas while 1,607 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 4.7% of total population of Barabazar Block lives in Urban areas while 95.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 881 while that in rural region is 22,963.

Total Urban Rural
Population 170,564 8,056 162,508
Children (0 - 6 years) 23,844 881 22,963
Schedule Caste 12,599 1,503 11,096
Schedule Tribe 33,096 223 32,873
Literacy 63.27% 80.15% 62.41%
Sex Ratio 975 920 978

Working Population - Barabazar Block

In Barabazar Block out of total population, 84,304 were engaged in work activities. 47% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 53% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 84,304 workers engaged in Main Work, 16,107 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 11,938 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 39,590 29,630 9,960
Cultivators 16,107 12,571 3,536
Agriculture Labourer 11,938 7,750 4,188
Household Industries 1,004 704 300
Other Workers 10,541 8,605 1,936
Marginal Workers 44,714 18,487 26,227
Non Working 86,260 38,236 48,024

Barabazar Block Map


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