Barsoi Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Katihar district, Bihar

Barsoi Block of Katihar district has total population of 344,133 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 179,378 are males while 164,755 are females. In 2011 there were total 71,244 families residing in Barsoi Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Barsoi Block is 918.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 1.8% people lives in Urban areas while 98.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 71.8% while that in the rural areas is 43.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Barsoi Block is 865 while that of Rural areas is 920.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Barsoi Block is 68313 which is 20% of the total population. There are 34850 male children and 33463 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Barsoi Block is 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 918 ) of Barsoi Block.

The total literacy rate of Barsoi Block is 44.24%. The male literacy rate is 40.91% and the female literacy rate is 29.52% in Barsoi Block.

Population
344,133
Literacy
44.24%
Sex Ratio
918

To facilitate the administration, Barsoi Block is further divided into 1 town and 231 villages.

Barsoi Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 68,313 34,850 33,463
Literacy 44.24% 40.91% 29.52%
Scheduled Caste 23,157 12,007 11,150
Scheduled Tribe 1,964 996 968
Illiterate 222,104 105,990 116,114

Caste-wise Population - Barsoi Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Barsoi Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 23,157 12,007 11,150
Schedule Tribe 1,964 996 968

Religion-wise Population - Barsoi Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 95,017 (27.61%) 49,685 45,332
Muslim 247,968 (72.06%) 129,079 118,889
Christian 442 (0.13%) 230 212
Sikh 17 (0%) 8 9
Buddhist 19 (0.01%) 8 11
Jain 172 (0.05%) 90 82
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 497 (0.14%) 277 220

Literacy Rate - Barsoi Block

Average literacy rate of Barsoi Block in 2011 were 44.24% in which, male and female literacy were 50.78% and 37.05% respectively. Total literate in Barsoi Block were 122,029 of which male and female were 73,388 and 48,641 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Barsoi Block

The Sex Ratio of Barsoi Block is 918 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 918 females in Barsoi Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 918 ) of Barsoi Block.


Child Population - Barsoi Block

According to Census 2011, there were 68,313 children between age 0 to 6 years in Barsoi Block. Out of which 68,313 were male while 68,313 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Barsoi Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,337 families under Barsoi Block living in urban areas while 1,337 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 1.8% of total population of Barsoi Block lives in Urban areas while 98.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,016 while that in rural region is 67,297.

Total Urban Rural
Population 344,133 6,355 337,778
Children (0 - 6 years) 68,313 1,016 67,297
Schedule Caste 23,157 1,274 21,883
Schedule Tribe 1,964 83 1,881
Literacy 44.24% 71.81% 43.7%
Sex Ratio 918 865 920

Working Population - Barsoi Block

In Barsoi Block out of total population, 110,502 were engaged in work activities. 68.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 110,502 workers engaged in Main Work, 15,701 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 52,443 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 75,427 66,949 8,478
Cultivators 15,701 14,288 1,413
Agriculture Labourer 52,443 46,573 5,870
Household Industries 344 268 76
Other Workers 6,939 5,820 1,119
Marginal Workers 35,075 22,684 12,391
Non Working 233,631 89,745 143,886

Barsoi Block Map


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