Cooch Behar - I Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Koch Bihar district, West Bengal

Cooch Behar - I Block of Koch Bihar district has total population of 326,558 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 168,185 are males while 158,373 are females. In 2011 there were total 76,550 families residing in Cooch Behar - I Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Cooch Behar - I Block is 942.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 10.2% people lives in Urban areas while 89.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.1% while that in the rural areas is 75.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Cooch Behar - I Block is 976 while that of Rural areas is 938.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Cooch Behar - I Block is 40683 which is 12% of the total population. There are 20952 male children and 19731 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Cooch Behar - I Block is 942 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 942 ) of Cooch Behar - I Block.

The total literacy rate of Cooch Behar - I Block is 76.56%. The male literacy rate is 72.04% and the female literacy rate is 61.69% in Cooch Behar - I Block.

Population
326,558
Literacy
76.56%
Sex Ratio
942

To facilitate the administration, Cooch Behar - I Block is further divided into 3 towns and 143 villages.

Cooch Behar - I Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 40,683 20,952 19,731
Literacy 76.56% 72.04% 61.69%
Scheduled Caste 129,873 67,239 62,634
Scheduled Tribe 1,225 655 570
Illiterate 107,686 47,020 60,666

Caste-wise Population - Cooch Behar - I Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 39.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Cooch Behar - I Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 129,873 67,239 62,634
Schedule Tribe 1,225 655 570

Religion-wise Population - Cooch Behar - I Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 215,521 (66%) 111,158 104,363
Muslim 110,078 (33.71%) 56,540 53,538
Christian 541 (0.17%) 280 261
Sikh 36 (0.01%) 23 13
Buddhist 38 (0.01%) 16 22
Jain 27 (0.01%) 16 11
Other Religion 9 (0%) 6 3
No Religion Specified 308 (0.09%) 146 162

Literacy Rate - Cooch Behar - I Block

Average literacy rate of Cooch Behar - I Block in 2011 were 76.56% in which, male and female literacy were 82.29% and 70.47% respectively. Total literate in Cooch Behar - I Block were 218,872 of which male and female were 121,165 and 97,707 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Cooch Behar - I Block

The Sex Ratio of Cooch Behar - I Block is 942 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 942 females in Cooch Behar - I Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 942 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 942 ) of Cooch Behar - I Block.


Child Population - Cooch Behar - I Block

According to Census 2011, there were 40,683 children between age 0 to 6 years in Cooch Behar - I Block. Out of which 40,683 were male while 40,683 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Cooch Behar - I Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 8,131 families under Cooch Behar - I Block living in urban areas while 8,131 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 10.2% of total population of Cooch Behar - I Block lives in Urban areas while 89.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 3,170 while that in rural region is 37,513.

Total Urban Rural
Population 326,558 33,291 293,267
Children (0 - 6 years) 40,683 3,170 37,513
Schedule Caste 129,873 6,054 123,819
Schedule Tribe 1,225 89 1,136
Literacy 76.56% 86.06% 75.44%
Sex Ratio 942 976 938

Working Population - Cooch Behar - I Block

In Cooch Behar - I Block out of total population, 134,573 were engaged in work activities. 75.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 134,573 workers engaged in Main Work, 30,381 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 28,496 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 101,115 85,884 15,231
Cultivators 30,381 27,929 2,452
Agriculture Labourer 28,496 22,999 5,497
Household Industries 4,720 2,603 2,117
Other Workers 37,518 32,353 5,165
Marginal Workers 33,458 12,538 20,920
Non Working 191,985 69,763 122,222

Cooch Behar - I Block Map


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