Dighwara Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Saran district, Bihar

Dighwara Block of Saran district has total population of 129,552 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 67,492 are males while 62,060 are females. In 2011 there were total 20,662 families residing in Dighwara Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Dighwara Block is 920.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 25.3% people lives in Urban areas while 74.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 68.6% while that in the rural areas is 66.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dighwara Block is 916 while that of Rural areas is 921.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dighwara Block is 22826 which is 18% of the total population. There are 12001 male children and 10825 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dighwara Block is 902 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 920 ) of Dighwara Block.

The total literacy rate of Dighwara Block is 66.87%. The male literacy rate is 63.24% and the female literacy rate is 46.21% in Dighwara Block.

Population
129,552
Literacy
66.87%
Sex Ratio
920

To facilitate the administration, Dighwara Block is further divided into 1 town and 46 villages.

Dighwara Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 22,826 12,001 10,825
Literacy 66.87% 63.24% 46.21%
Scheduled Caste 16,763 8,785 7,978
Scheduled Tribe 143 80 63
Illiterate 58,189 24,810 33,379

Caste-wise Population - Dighwara Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Dighwara Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 16,763 8,785 7,978
Schedule Tribe 143 80 63

Religion-wise Population - Dighwara Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 118,766 (91.67%) 62,068 56,698
Muslim 10,429 (8.05%) 5,229 5,200
Christian 84 (0.06%) 45 39
Sikh 7 (0.01%) 3 4
Buddhist 4 (0%) 4 0
Jain 15 (0.01%) 8 7
Other Religion 8 (0.01%) 4 4
No Religion Specified 239 (0.18%) 131 108

Literacy Rate - Dighwara Block

Average literacy rate of Dighwara Block in 2011 were 66.87% in which, male and female literacy were 76.92% and 55.98% respectively. Total literate in Dighwara Block were 71,363 of which male and female were 42,682 and 28,681 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dighwara Block

The Sex Ratio of Dighwara Block is 920 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 920 females in Dighwara Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 902 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 920 ) of Dighwara Block.


Child Population - Dighwara Block

According to Census 2011, there were 22,826 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dighwara Block. Out of which 22,826 were male while 22,826 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dighwara Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 5,237 families under Dighwara Block living in urban areas while 5,237 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 25.3% of total population of Dighwara Block lives in Urban areas while 74.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,924 while that in rural region is 16,902.

Total Urban Rural
Population 129,552 32,741 96,811
Children (0 - 6 years) 22,826 5,924 16,902
Schedule Caste 16,763 5,185 11,578
Schedule Tribe 143 31 112
Literacy 66.87% 68.59% 66.29%
Sex Ratio 920 916 921

Working Population - Dighwara Block

In Dighwara Block out of total population, 34,583 were engaged in work activities. 47.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 52.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 34,583 workers engaged in Main Work, 3,432 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4,913 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 16,540 14,705 1,835
Cultivators 3,432 3,279 153
Agriculture Labourer 4,913 4,296 617
Household Industries 1,013 814 199
Other Workers 7,182 6,316 866
Marginal Workers 18,043 14,232 3,811
Non Working 94,969 38,555 56,414

Dighwara Block Map


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