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

Garkha Block of Saran district has total population of 268,156 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 136,799 are males while 131,357 are females. In 2011 there were total 41,325 families residing in Garkha Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Garkha Block is 960.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Garkha Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 64.6% and the sex ratio of Garkha Block is 960.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Garkha Block is 49134 which is 18% of the total population. There are 25288 male children and 23846 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Garkha Block is 943 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 960 ) of Garkha Block.

The total literacy rate of Garkha Block is 64.61%. The male literacy rate is 62.74% and the female literacy rate is 42.39% in Garkha Block.

Population
268,156
Literacy
64.61%
Sex Ratio
960

To facilitate the administration, Garkha Block is further divided into 113 villages.

Garkha Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 49,134 25,288 23,846
Literacy 64.61% 62.74% 42.39%
Scheduled Caste 38,729 19,729 19,000
Scheduled Tribe 281 138 143
Illiterate 126,648 50,974 75,674

Caste-wise Population - Garkha Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Garkha Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 38,729 19,729 19,000
Schedule Tribe 281 138 143

Religion-wise Population - Garkha Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 246,367 (91.87%) 125,905 120,462
Muslim 20,769 (7.75%) 10,381 10,388
Christian 168 (0.06%) 84 84
Sikh 15 (0.01%) 7 8
Buddhist 26 (0.01%) 14 12
Jain 25 (0.01%) 14 11
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 786 (0.29%) 394 392

Literacy Rate - Garkha Block

Average literacy rate of Garkha Block in 2011 were 64.61% in which, male and female literacy were 76.97% and 51.79% respectively. Total literate in Garkha Block were 141,508 of which male and female were 85,825 and 55,683 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Garkha Block

The Sex Ratio of Garkha Block is 960 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 960 females in Garkha Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 943 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 960 ) of Garkha Block.


Child Population - Garkha Block

According to Census 2011, there were 49,134 children between age 0 to 6 years in Garkha Block. Out of which 49,134 were male while 49,134 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Garkha Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Garkha Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Garkha Block lives in Urban areas while 100% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 0 while that in rural region is 49,134.

Total Urban Rural
Population 268,156 0 268,156
Children (0 - 6 years) 49,134 0 49,134
Schedule Caste 38,729 0 38,729
Schedule Tribe 281 0 281
Literacy 64.61% - 64.61%
Sex Ratio 960 - 960

Working Population - Garkha Block

In Garkha Block out of total population, 71,466 were engaged in work activities. 44% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 56% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 71,466 workers engaged in Main Work, 11,325 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9,283 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 31,446 27,326 4,120
Cultivators 11,325 10,176 1,149
Agriculture Labourer 9,283 7,999 1,284
Household Industries 1,226 932 294
Other Workers 9,612 8,219 1,393
Marginal Workers 40,020 30,195 9,825
Non Working 196,690 79,278 117,412

Garkha Block Map


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