Forbesganj Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Araria district, Bihar

Forbesganj Block of Araria district has total population of 486,120 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 253,482 are males while 232,638 are females. In 2011 there were total 97,526 families residing in Forbesganj Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Forbesganj Block is 918.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.5% people lives in Urban areas while 81.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 71.8% while that in the rural areas is 52.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Forbesganj Block is 912 while that of Rural areas is 919.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Forbesganj Block is 97036 which is 20% of the total population. There are 49578 male children and 47458 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Forbesganj Block is 957 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 918 ) of Forbesganj Block.

The total literacy rate of Forbesganj Block is 56.28%. The male literacy rate is 51.92% and the female literacy rate is 37.56% in Forbesganj Block.

Population
486,120
Literacy
56.28%
Sex Ratio
918

To facilitate the administration, Forbesganj Block is further divided into 2 towns and 108 villages.

Forbesganj Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 97,036 49,578 47,458
Literacy 56.28% 51.92% 37.56%
Scheduled Caste 76,761 39,689 37,072
Scheduled Tribe 6,347 3,306 3,041
Illiterate 267,132 121,875 145,257

Caste-wise Population - Forbesganj Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.3% of total population in Forbesganj Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 76,761 39,689 37,072
Schedule Tribe 6,347 3,306 3,041

Religion-wise Population - Forbesganj Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 304,095 (62.56%) 159,599 144,496
Muslim 179,809 (36.99%) 92,690 87,119
Christian 502 (0.1%) 273 229
Sikh 106 (0.02%) 61 45
Buddhist 51 (0.01%) 44 7
Jain 1,086 (0.22%) 554 532
Other Religion 16 (0%) 9 7
No Religion Specified 455 (0.09%) 252 203

Literacy Rate - Forbesganj Block

Average literacy rate of Forbesganj Block in 2011 were 56.28% in which, male and female literacy were 64.54% and 47.19% respectively. Total literate in Forbesganj Block were 218,988 of which male and female were 131,607 and 87,381 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Forbesganj Block

The Sex Ratio of Forbesganj Block is 918 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 918 females in Forbesganj Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 957 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 918 ) of Forbesganj Block.


Child Population - Forbesganj Block

According to Census 2011, there were 97,036 children between age 0 to 6 years in Forbesganj Block. Out of which 97,036 were male while 97,036 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Forbesganj Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 17,533 families under Forbesganj Block living in urban areas while 17,533 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 18.5% of total population of Forbesganj Block lives in Urban areas while 81.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 14,625 while that in rural region is 82,411.

Total Urban Rural
Population 486,120 89,756 396,364
Children (0 - 6 years) 97,036 14,625 82,411
Schedule Caste 76,761 8,227 68,534
Schedule Tribe 6,347 238 6,109
Literacy 56.28% 71.83% 52.56%
Sex Ratio 918 912 919

Working Population - Forbesganj Block

In Forbesganj Block out of total population, 184,536 were engaged in work activities. 67.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 184,536 workers engaged in Main Work, 23,681 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 63,988 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 124,458 98,176 26,282
Cultivators 23,681 20,766 2,915
Agriculture Labourer 63,988 44,994 18,994
Household Industries 2,058 1,537 521
Other Workers 34,731 30,879 3,852
Marginal Workers 60,078 24,901 35,177
Non Working 301,584 130,405 171,179

Forbesganj Block Map


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