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.
To facilitate the administration, Gaighata Block is further divided into 7 towns and 100 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Gaighata Block.
|Children (Age 0-6)||29,228||14,796||14,432|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 49.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.8% of total population in Gaighata Block of .
|No Religion Specified||148||(0.04%)||84||64|
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||29,228||5,435||23,793|
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.