Basanti Block of South Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 336,717 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 171,279 are males while 165,438 are females. In 2011 there were total 70,818 families residing in Basanti Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Basanti Block is 966.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 2% people lives in Urban areas while 98% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.2% while that in the rural areas is 68.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Basanti Block is 922 while that of Rural areas is 967.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Basanti Block is 50770 which is 15% of the total population. There are 25767 male children and 25003 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Basanti Block is 970 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 966 ) of Basanti Block.
The total literacy rate of Basanti Block is 68.32%. The male literacy rate is 64.36% and the female literacy rate is 51.46% in Basanti Block.
To facilitate the administration, Basanti Block is further divided into 1 town and 66 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Basanti Block.
|Children (Age 0-6)||50,770||25,767||25,003|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6% of total population in Basanti Block of .
|No Religion Specified||740||(0.22%)||363||377|
Average literacy rate of Basanti Block in 2011 were 68.32% in which, male and female literacy were 75.75% and 60.62% respectively. Total literate in Basanti Block were 195,366 of which male and female were 110,229 and 85,137 respectively.
The Sex Ratio of Basanti Block is 966 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 966 females in Basanti Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 970 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 966 ) of Basanti Block.
According to Census 2011, there were 50,770 children between age 0 to 6 years in Basanti Block. Out of which 50,770 were male while 50,770 were female.
As per Census 2011, there are total 1,523 families under Basanti Block living in urban areas while 1,523 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 2% of total population of Basanti Block lives in Urban areas while 98% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 728 while that in rural region is 50,042.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||50,770||728||50,042|
In Basanti Block out of total population, 132,044 were engaged in work activities. 53% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 132,044 workers engaged in Main Work, 18,586 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 27,453 were Agricultural labourer.