Barasat - I Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - North Twenty Four Parganas district, West Bengal

Barasat - I Block of North Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 294,628 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 150,919 are males while 143,709 are females. In 2011 there were total 67,898 families residing in Barasat - I Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Barasat - I Block is 952.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 40.5% people lives in Urban areas while 59.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.7% while that in the rural areas is 79.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Barasat - I Block is 968 while that of Rural areas is 942.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Barasat - I Block is 31333 which is 11% of the total population. There are 16157 male children and 15176 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Barasat - I Block is 939 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 952 ) of Barasat - I Block.

The total literacy rate of Barasat - I Block is 81.5%. The male literacy rate is 75.38% and the female literacy rate is 70.16% in Barasat - I Block.

Population
294,628
Literacy
81.5%
Sex Ratio
952

To facilitate the administration, Barasat - I Block is further divided into 12 towns and 70 villages.

Barasat - I Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 31,333 16,157 15,176
Literacy 81.5% 75.38% 70.16%
Scheduled Caste 47,026 23,966 23,060
Scheduled Tribe 2,546 1,281 1,265
Illiterate 80,032 37,149 42,883

Caste-wise Population - Barasat - I Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.9% of total population in Barasat - I Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 47,026 23,966 23,060
Schedule Tribe 2,546 1,281 1,265

Religion-wise Population - Barasat - I Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 163,302 (55.43%) 83,512 79,790
Muslim 129,870 (44.08%) 66,695 63,175
Christian 778 (0.26%) 394 384
Sikh 56 (0.02%) 28 28
Buddhist 115 (0.04%) 64 51
Jain 20 (0.01%) 7 13
Other Religion 7 (0%) 5 2
No Religion Specified 480 (0.16%) 214 266

Literacy Rate - Barasat - I Block

Average literacy rate of Barasat - I Block in 2011 were 81.5% in which, male and female literacy were 84.42% and 78.44% respectively. Total literate in Barasat - I Block were 214,596 of which male and female were 113,770 and 100,826 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Barasat - I Block

The Sex Ratio of Barasat - I Block is 952 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 952 females in Barasat - I Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 939 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 952 ) of Barasat - I Block.


Child Population - Barasat - I Block

According to Census 2011, there were 31,333 children between age 0 to 6 years in Barasat - I Block. Out of which 31,333 were male while 31,333 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Barasat - I Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 28,490 families under Barasat - I Block living in urban areas while 28,490 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 40.5% of total population of Barasat - I Block lives in Urban areas while 59.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 11,228 while that in rural region is 20,105.

Total Urban Rural
Population 294,628 119,402 175,226
Children (0 - 6 years) 31,333 11,228 20,105
Schedule Caste 47,026 28,576 18,450
Schedule Tribe 2,546 748 1,798
Literacy 81.5% 84.67% 79.29%
Sex Ratio 952 968 942

Working Population - Barasat - I Block

In Barasat - I Block out of total population, 104,446 were engaged in work activities. 84.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 104,446 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,123 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 11,698 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 87,793 77,396 10,397
Cultivators 7,123 6,865 258
Agriculture Labourer 11,698 11,254 444
Household Industries 4,949 3,640 1,309
Other Workers 64,023 55,637 8,386
Marginal Workers 16,653 11,042 5,611
Non Working 190,182 62,481 127,701

Barasat - I Block Map


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