Galsi - I Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Barddhaman district, West Bengal

Galsi - I Block of Barddhaman district has total population of 187,588 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 96,755 are males while 90,833 are females. In 2011 there were total 44,656 families residing in Galsi - I Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Galsi - I Block is 939.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.3% people lives in Urban areas while 87.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.7% while that in the rural areas is 71.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Galsi - I Block is 953 while that of Rural areas is 937.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Galsi - I Block is 19421 which is 10% of the total population. There are 9922 male children and 9499 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Galsi - I Block is 957 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 939 ) of Galsi - I Block.

The total literacy rate of Galsi - I Block is 72.87%. The male literacy rate is 71.7% and the female literacy rate is 58.54% in Galsi - I Block.

Population
187,588
Literacy
72.87%
Sex Ratio
939

To facilitate the administration, Galsi - I Block is further divided into 3 towns and 85 villages.

Galsi - I Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 19,421 9,922 9,499
Literacy 72.87% 71.7% 58.54%
Scheduled Caste 67,044 34,233 32,811
Scheduled Tribe 7,652 3,752 3,900
Illiterate 65,048 27,385 37,663

Caste-wise Population - Galsi - I Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.1% of total population in Galsi - I Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 67,044 34,233 32,811
Schedule Tribe 7,652 3,752 3,900

Religion-wise Population - Galsi - I Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 134,475 (71.69%) 69,498 64,977
Muslim 52,053 (27.75%) 26,659 25,394
Christian 475 (0.25%) 247 228
Sikh 253 (0.13%) 174 79
Buddhist 47 (0.03%) 30 17
Jain 31 (0.02%) 17 14
Other Religion 24 (0.01%) 11 13
No Religion Specified 230 (0.12%) 119 111

Literacy Rate - Galsi - I Block

Average literacy rate of Galsi - I Block in 2011 were 72.87% in which, male and female literacy were 79.89% and 65.37% respectively. Total literate in Galsi - I Block were 122,540 of which male and female were 69,370 and 53,170 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Galsi - I Block

The Sex Ratio of Galsi - I Block is 939 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 939 females in Galsi - I Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 957 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 939 ) of Galsi - I Block.


Child Population - Galsi - I Block

According to Census 2011, there were 19,421 children between age 0 to 6 years in Galsi - I Block. Out of which 19,421 were male while 19,421 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Galsi - I Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 5,352 families under Galsi - I Block living in urban areas while 5,352 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 12.3% of total population of Galsi - I Block lives in Urban areas while 87.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,091 while that in rural region is 17,330.

Total Urban Rural
Population 187,588 23,121 164,467
Children (0 - 6 years) 19,421 2,091 17,330
Schedule Caste 67,044 5,293 61,751
Schedule Tribe 7,652 278 7,374
Literacy 72.87% 83.71% 71.32%
Sex Ratio 939 953 937

Working Population - Galsi - I Block

In Galsi - I Block out of total population, 81,142 were engaged in work activities. 58.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 41.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 81,142 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,495 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 17,708 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 47,439 40,756 6,683
Cultivators 10,495 10,168 327
Agriculture Labourer 17,708 13,698 4,010
Household Industries 666 547 119
Other Workers 18,570 16,343 2,227
Marginal Workers 33,703 19,193 14,510
Non Working 106,446 36,806 69,640

Galsi - I Block Map


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