Bundwan Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Puruliya district, West Bengal

Bundwan Block of Puruliya district has total population of 94,929 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 47,798 are males while 47,131 are females. In 2011 there were total 20,325 families residing in Bundwan Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Bundwan Block is 986.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.3% people lives in Urban areas while 93.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 77.9% while that in the rural areas is 60.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bundwan Block is 926 while that of Rural areas is 990.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bundwan Block is 12150 which is 13% of the total population. There are 6227 male children and 5923 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bundwan Block is 951 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 986 ) of Bundwan Block.

The total literacy rate of Bundwan Block is 61.38%. The male literacy rate is 64.89% and the female literacy rate is 42% in Bundwan Block.

Population
94,929
Literacy
61.38%
Sex Ratio
986

To facilitate the administration, Bundwan Block is further divided into 1 town and 134 villages.

Bundwan Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 12,150 6,227 5,923
Literacy 61.38% 64.89% 42%
Scheduled Caste 5,630 2,888 2,742
Scheduled Tribe 49,232 24,488 24,744
Illiterate 44,119 16,782 27,337

Caste-wise Population - Bundwan Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 51.9% of total population in Bundwan Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,630 2,888 2,742
Schedule Tribe 49,232 24,488 24,744

Religion-wise Population - Bundwan Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 52,940 (55.77%) 26,818 26,122
Muslim 558 (0.59%) 290 268
Christian 153 (0.16%) 79 74
Sikh 7 (0.01%) 3 4
Buddhist 2 (0%) 2 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 41,156 (43.35%) 20,546 20,610
No Religion Specified 113 (0.12%) 60 53

Literacy Rate - Bundwan Block

Average literacy rate of Bundwan Block in 2011 were 61.38% in which, male and female literacy were 74.61% and 48.03% respectively. Total literate in Bundwan Block were 50,810 of which male and female were 31,016 and 19,794 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Bundwan Block

The Sex Ratio of Bundwan Block is 986 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 986 females in Bundwan Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 951 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 986 ) of Bundwan Block.


Child Population - Bundwan Block

According to Census 2011, there were 12,150 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bundwan Block. Out of which 12,150 were male while 12,150 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Bundwan Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,239 families under Bundwan Block living in urban areas while 1,239 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 6.3% of total population of Bundwan Block lives in Urban areas while 93.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 692 while that in rural region is 11,458.

Total Urban Rural
Population 94,929 5,993 88,936
Children (0 - 6 years) 12,150 692 11,458
Schedule Caste 5,630 1,054 4,576
Schedule Tribe 49,232 424 48,808
Literacy 61.38% 77.93% 60.25%
Sex Ratio 986 926 990

Working Population - Bundwan Block

In Bundwan Block out of total population, 47,396 were engaged in work activities. 41% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 59% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 47,396 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,346 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7,586 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 19,424 14,552 4,872
Cultivators 5,346 4,795 551
Agriculture Labourer 7,586 5,134 2,452
Household Industries 1,275 705 570
Other Workers 5,217 3,918 1,299
Marginal Workers 27,972 12,317 15,655
Non Working 47,533 20,929 26,604

Bundwan Block Map


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