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

Basirhat - I Block of North Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 171,613 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 87,717 are males while 83,896 are females. In 2011 there were total 38,033 families residing in Basirhat - I Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Basirhat - I Block is 956.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.3% people lives in Urban areas while 87.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 72.2% while that in the rural areas is 72.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Basirhat - I Block is 955 while that of Rural areas is 957.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Basirhat - I Block is 21094 which is 12% of the total population. There are 10803 male children and 10291 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Basirhat - I Block is 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 956 ) of Basirhat - I Block.

The total literacy rate of Basirhat - I Block is 72.1%. The male literacy rate is 66.51% and the female literacy rate is 59.82% in Basirhat - I Block.

Population
171,613
Literacy
72.1%
Sex Ratio
956

To facilitate the administration, Basirhat - I Block is further divided into 3 towns and 60 villages.

Basirhat - I Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 21,094 10,803 10,291
Literacy 72.1% 66.51% 59.82%
Scheduled Caste 22,070 11,344 10,726
Scheduled Tribe 1,268 655 613
Illiterate 63,083 29,373 33,710

Caste-wise Population - Basirhat - I Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Basirhat - I Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 22,070 11,344 10,726
Schedule Tribe 1,268 655 613

Religion-wise Population - Basirhat - I Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 53,621 (31.25%) 27,520 26,101
Muslim 117,617 (68.54%) 59,982 57,635
Christian 160 (0.09%) 90 70
Sikh 23 (0.01%) 20 3
Buddhist 8 (0%) 1 7
Jain 13 (0.01%) 5 8
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 171 (0.1%) 99 72

Literacy Rate - Basirhat - I Block

Average literacy rate of Basirhat - I Block in 2011 were 72.1% in which, male and female literacy were 75.86% and 68.18% respectively. Total literate in Basirhat - I Block were 108,530 of which male and female were 58,344 and 50,186 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Basirhat - I Block

The Sex Ratio of Basirhat - I Block is 956 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 956 females in Basirhat - I Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 956 ) of Basirhat - I Block.


Child Population - Basirhat - I Block

According to Census 2011, there were 21,094 children between age 0 to 6 years in Basirhat - I Block. Out of which 21,094 were male while 21,094 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Basirhat - I Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 4,616 families under Basirhat - I Block living in urban areas while 4,616 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 12.3% of total population of Basirhat - I Block lives in Urban areas while 87.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,523 while that in rural region is 18,571.

Total Urban Rural
Population 171,613 21,093 150,520
Children (0 - 6 years) 21,094 2,523 18,571
Schedule Caste 22,070 3,450 18,620
Schedule Tribe 1,268 43 1,225
Literacy 72.1% 72.16% 72.1%
Sex Ratio 956 955 957

Working Population - Basirhat - I Block

In Basirhat - I Block out of total population, 63,503 were engaged in work activities. 83.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 63,503 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,957 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 12,552 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 52,754 45,683 7,071
Cultivators 7,957 7,566 391
Agriculture Labourer 12,552 11,320 1,232
Household Industries 4,311 2,408 1,903
Other Workers 27,934 24,389 3,545
Marginal Workers 10,749 6,100 4,649
Non Working 108,110 35,934 72,176

Basirhat - I Block Map


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