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

Deganga Block of North Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 319,213 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 163,154 are males while 156,059 are females. In 2011 there were total 72,770 families residing in Deganga Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Deganga Block is 957.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 3% people lives in Urban areas while 97% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.8% while that in the rural areas is 79.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Deganga Block is 957 while that of Rural areas is 957.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Deganga Block is 39415 which is 12% of the total population. There are 20036 male children and 19379 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Deganga Block is 967 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 957 ) of Deganga Block.

The total literacy rate of Deganga Block is 79.65%. The male literacy rate is 72.66% and the female literacy rate is 66.84% in Deganga Block.

Population
319,213
Literacy
79.65%
Sex Ratio
957

To facilitate the administration, Deganga Block is further divided into 1 town and 107 villages.

Deganga Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 39,415 20,036 19,379
Literacy 79.65% 72.66% 66.84%
Scheduled Caste 39,027 20,100 18,927
Scheduled Tribe 2,560 1,248 1,312
Illiterate 96,347 44,601 51,746

Caste-wise Population - Deganga Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Deganga Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 39,027 20,100 18,927
Schedule Tribe 2,560 1,248 1,312

Religion-wise Population - Deganga Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 91,893 (28.79%) 47,266 44,627
Muslim 226,397 (70.92%) 115,408 110,989
Christian 378 (0.12%) 193 185
Sikh 31 (0.01%) 16 15
Buddhist 19 (0.01%) 12 7
Jain 12 (0%) 6 6
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 483 (0.15%) 253 230

Literacy Rate - Deganga Block

Average literacy rate of Deganga Block in 2011 were 79.65% in which, male and female literacy were 82.84% and 76.32% respectively. Total literate in Deganga Block were 222,866 of which male and female were 118,553 and 104,313 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Deganga Block

The Sex Ratio of Deganga Block is 957 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 957 females in Deganga Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 967 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 957 ) of Deganga Block.


Child Population - Deganga Block

According to Census 2011, there were 39,415 children between age 0 to 6 years in Deganga Block. Out of which 39,415 were male while 39,415 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Deganga Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,396 families under Deganga Block living in urban areas while 2,396 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 3% of total population of Deganga Block lives in Urban areas while 97% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 895 while that in rural region is 38,520.

Total Urban Rural
Population 319,213 9,663 309,550
Children (0 - 6 years) 39,415 895 38,520
Schedule Caste 39,027 1,192 37,835
Schedule Tribe 2,560 146 2,414
Literacy 79.65% 84.83% 79.48%
Sex Ratio 957 957 957

Working Population - Deganga Block

In Deganga Block out of total population, 111,735 were engaged in work activities. 77.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 111,735 workers engaged in Main Work, 21,918 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 28,987 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 87,090 80,394 6,696
Cultivators 21,918 21,149 769
Agriculture Labourer 28,987 27,233 1,754
Household Industries 3,276 2,716 560
Other Workers 32,909 29,296 3,613
Marginal Workers 24,645 16,591 8,054
Non Working 207,478 66,169 141,309

Deganga Block Map


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