Belpahar Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Jharsuguda district, Odisha

Belpahar Block of Jharsuguda district has total population of 42,637 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 22,098 are males while 20,539 are females. In 2011 there were total 9,675 families residing in Belpahar Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Belpahar Block is 929.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 91.5% people lives in Urban areas while 8.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.8% while that in the rural areas is 69.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Belpahar Block is 921 while that of Rural areas is 1,026.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Belpahar Block is 5107 which is 12% of the total population. There are 2605 male children and 2502 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Belpahar Block is 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 929 ) of Belpahar Block.

The total literacy rate of Belpahar Block is 81.7%. The male literacy rate is 78.28% and the female literacy rate is 65.06% in Belpahar Block.

Population
42,637
Literacy
81.7%
Sex Ratio
929

To facilitate the administration, Belpahar Block is further divided into 1 town and 4 villages.

Belpahar Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 5,107 2,605 2,502
Literacy 81.7% 78.28% 65.06%
Scheduled Caste 5,060 2,558 2,502
Scheduled Tribe 10,485 5,213 5,272
Illiterate 11,976 4,800 7,176

Caste-wise Population - Belpahar Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 24.6% of total population in Belpahar Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,060 2,558 2,502
Schedule Tribe 10,485 5,213 5,272

Religion-wise Population - Belpahar Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 38,359 (89.97%) 19,843 18,516
Muslim 2,879 (6.75%) 1,551 1,328
Christian 1,103 (2.59%) 533 570
Sikh 207 (0.49%) 109 98
Buddhist 9 (0.02%) 4 5
Jain 7 (0.02%) 5 2
Other Religion 9 (0.02%) 7 2
No Religion Specified 64 (0.15%) 46 18

Literacy Rate - Belpahar Block

Average literacy rate of Belpahar Block in 2011 were 81.7% in which, male and female literacy were 88.74% and 74.09% respectively. Total literate in Belpahar Block were 30,661 of which male and female were 17,298 and 13,363 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Belpahar Block

The Sex Ratio of Belpahar Block is 929 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 929 females in Belpahar Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 929 ) of Belpahar Block.


Child Population - Belpahar Block

According to Census 2011, there were 5,107 children between age 0 to 6 years in Belpahar Block. Out of which 5,107 were male while 5,107 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Belpahar Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 8,821 families under Belpahar Block living in urban areas while 8,821 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 91.5% of total population of Belpahar Block lives in Urban areas while 8.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,594 while that in rural region is 513.

Total Urban Rural
Population 42,637 38,993 3,644
Children (0 - 6 years) 5,107 4,594 513
Schedule Caste 5,060 4,673 387
Schedule Tribe 10,485 8,719 1,766
Literacy 81.7% 82.77% 69.88%
Sex Ratio 929 921 1,026

Working Population - Belpahar Block

In Belpahar Block out of total population, 15,379 were engaged in work activities. 87.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 15,379 workers engaged in Main Work, 402 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 185 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 13,400 11,387 2,013
Cultivators 402 375 27
Agriculture Labourer 185 152 33
Household Industries 648 474 174
Other Workers 12,165 10,386 1,779
Marginal Workers 1,979 1,180 799
Non Working 27,258 9,531 17,727

Belpahar Block Map


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