Gopikandar Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dumka district, Jharkhand

Gopikandar Block of Dumka district has total population of 42,063 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 20,999 are males while 21,064 are females. In 2011 there were total 9,272 families residing in Gopikandar Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Gopikandar Block is 1,003.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Gopikandar Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 50.1% and the sex ratio of Gopikandar Block is 1,003.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gopikandar Block is 7686 which is 18% of the total population. There are 3880 male children and 3806 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gopikandar Block is 981 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,003 ) of Gopikandar Block.

The total literacy rate of Gopikandar Block is 50.12%. The male literacy rate is 49.96% and the female literacy rate is 31.99% in Gopikandar Block.

Population
42,063
Literacy
50.12%
Sex Ratio
1,003

To facilitate the administration, Gopikandar Block is further divided into 129 villages.

Gopikandar Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 7,686 3,880 3,806
Literacy 50.12% 49.96% 31.99%
Scheduled Caste 663 332 331
Scheduled Tribe 35,577 17,742 17,835
Illiterate 24,833 10,508 14,325

Caste-wise Population - Gopikandar Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 84.6% of total population in Gopikandar Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 663 332 331
Schedule Tribe 35,577 17,742 17,835

Religion-wise Population - Gopikandar Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 23,848 (56.7%) 12,029 11,819
Muslim 167 (0.4%) 92 75
Christian 7,785 (18.51%) 3,774 4,011
Sikh 1 (0%) 1 0
Buddhist 8 (0.02%) 4 4
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 10,038 (23.86%) 4,992 5,046
No Religion Specified 216 (0.51%) 107 109

Literacy Rate - Gopikandar Block

Average literacy rate of Gopikandar Block in 2011 were 50.12% in which, male and female literacy were 61.28% and 39.05% respectively. Total literate in Gopikandar Block were 17,230 of which male and female were 10,491 and 6,739 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Gopikandar Block

The Sex Ratio of Gopikandar Block is 1,003 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,003 females in Gopikandar Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 981 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,003 ) of Gopikandar Block.


Child Population - Gopikandar Block

According to Census 2011, there were 7,686 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gopikandar Block. Out of which 7,686 were male while 7,686 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Gopikandar Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Gopikandar Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Gopikandar 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 7,686.

Total Urban Rural
Population 42,063 0 42,063
Children (0 - 6 years) 7,686 0 7,686
Schedule Caste 663 0 663
Schedule Tribe 35,577 0 35,577
Literacy 50.12% - 50.12%
Sex Ratio 1,003 - 1,003

Working Population - Gopikandar Block

In Gopikandar Block out of total population, 23,406 were engaged in work activities. 34.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 65.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 23,406 workers engaged in Main Work, 4,203 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,920 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 8,044 5,173 2,871
Cultivators 4,203 3,116 1,087
Agriculture Labourer 1,920 1,114 806
Household Industries 416 229 187
Other Workers 1,505 714 791
Marginal Workers 15,362 6,963 8,399
Non Working 18,657 8,863 9,794

Gopikandar Block Map


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