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

Gaighata Block of North Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 330,287 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 169,216 are males while 161,071 are females. In 2011 there were total 79,503 families residing in Gaighata Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Gaighata Block is 952.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.6% people lives in Urban areas while 80.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.1% while that in the rural areas is 81.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gaighata Block is 979 while that of Rural areas is 945.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gaighata Block is 29228 which is 9% of the total population. There are 14796 male children and 14432 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gaighata Block is 975 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 952 ) of Gaighata Block.

The total literacy rate of Gaighata Block is 82.32%. The male literacy rate is 79.3% and the female literacy rate is 70.56% in Gaighata Block.

Population
330,287
Literacy
82.32%
Sex Ratio
952

To facilitate the administration, Gaighata Block is further divided into 7 towns and 100 villages.

Gaighata Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 29,228 14,796 14,432
Literacy 82.32% 79.3% 70.56%
Scheduled Caste 162,281 82,882 79,399
Scheduled Tribe 5,797 2,889 2,908
Illiterate 82,449 35,033 47,416

Caste-wise Population - Gaighata Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 49.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.8% of total population in Gaighata Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 162,281 82,882 79,399
Schedule Tribe 5,797 2,889 2,908

Religion-wise Population - Gaighata Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 308,073 (93.27%) 158,044 150,029
Muslim 21,198 (6.42%) 10,673 10,525
Christian 770 (0.23%) 372 398
Sikh 41 (0.01%) 18 23
Buddhist 28 (0.01%) 11 17
Jain 23 (0.01%) 9 14
Other Religion 6 (0%) 5 1
No Religion Specified 148 (0.04%) 84 64

Literacy Rate - Gaighata Block

Average literacy rate of Gaighata Block in 2011 were 82.32% in which, male and female literacy were 86.89% and 77.51% respectively. Total literate in Gaighata Block were 247,838 of which male and female were 134,183 and 113,655 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Gaighata Block

The Sex Ratio of Gaighata Block is 952 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 952 females in Gaighata Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 975 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 952 ) of Gaighata Block.


Child Population - Gaighata Block

According to Census 2011, there were 29,228 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gaighata Block. Out of which 29,228 were male while 29,228 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Gaighata Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 15,724 families under Gaighata Block living in urban areas while 15,724 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 19.6% of total population of Gaighata Block lives in Urban areas while 80.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,435 while that in rural region is 23,793.

Total Urban Rural
Population 330,287 64,761 265,526
Children (0 - 6 years) 29,228 5,435 23,793
Schedule Caste 162,281 39,365 122,916
Schedule Tribe 5,797 280 5,517
Literacy 82.32% 86.12% 81.39%
Sex Ratio 952 979 945

Working Population - Gaighata Block

In Gaighata Block out of total population, 121,719 were engaged in work activities. 89.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 121,719 workers engaged in Main Work, 20,307 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 33,860 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 108,938 94,811 14,127
Cultivators 20,307 19,452 855
Agriculture Labourer 33,860 29,666 4,194
Household Industries 4,036 2,344 1,692
Other Workers 50,735 43,349 7,386
Marginal Workers 12,781 6,770 6,011
Non Working 208,568 67,635 140,933

Gaighata Block Map


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