Jhalda - I Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Puruliya district, West Bengal

Jhalda - I Block of Puruliya district has total population of 137,143 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 70,095 are males while 67,048 are females. In 2011 there were total 27,709 families residing in Jhalda - I Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Jhalda - I Block is 957.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.8% people lives in Urban areas while 93.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 59.1% while that in the rural areas is 66.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jhalda - I Block is 936 while that of Rural areas is 958.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jhalda - I Block is 20832 which is 15% of the total population. There are 10716 male children and 10116 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jhalda - I Block is 944 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 957 ) of Jhalda - I Block.

The total literacy rate of Jhalda - I Block is 66.18%. The male literacy rate is 67.89% and the female literacy rate is 43.82% in Jhalda - I Block.

Population
137,143
Literacy
66.18%
Sex Ratio
957

To facilitate the administration, Jhalda - I Block is further divided into 1 town and 142 villages.

Jhalda - I Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 20,832 10,716 10,116
Literacy 66.18% 67.89% 43.82%
Scheduled Caste 16,988 8,755 8,233
Scheduled Tribe 15,608 7,957 7,651
Illiterate 60,170 22,504 37,666

Caste-wise Population - Jhalda - I Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 11.4% of total population in Jhalda - I Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 16,988 8,755 8,233
Schedule Tribe 15,608 7,957 7,651

Religion-wise Population - Jhalda - I Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 114,769 (83.69%) 58,715 56,054
Muslim 11,627 (8.48%) 5,950 5,677
Christian 326 (0.24%) 163 163
Sikh 5 (0%) 2 3
Buddhist 2 (0%) 1 1
Jain 1 (0%) 0 1
Other Religion 10,207 (7.44%) 5,144 5,063
No Religion Specified 206 (0.15%) 120 86

Literacy Rate - Jhalda - I Block

Average literacy rate of Jhalda - I Block in 2011 were 66.18% in which, male and female literacy were 80.15% and 51.61% respectively. Total literate in Jhalda - I Block were 76,973 of which male and female were 47,591 and 29,382 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Jhalda - I Block

The Sex Ratio of Jhalda - I Block is 957 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 957 females in Jhalda - I Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 944 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 957 ) of Jhalda - I Block.


Child Population - Jhalda - I Block

According to Census 2011, there were 20,832 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jhalda - I Block. Out of which 20,832 were male while 20,832 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Jhalda - I Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,491 families under Jhalda - I Block living in urban areas while 1,491 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 6.8% of total population of Jhalda - I Block lives in Urban areas while 93.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,020 while that in rural region is 18,812.

Total Urban Rural
Population 137,143 9,384 127,759
Children (0 - 6 years) 20,832 2,020 18,812
Schedule Caste 16,988 975 16,013
Schedule Tribe 15,608 104 15,504
Literacy 66.18% 59.07% 66.66%
Sex Ratio 957 936 958

Working Population - Jhalda - I Block

In Jhalda - I Block out of total population, 56,219 were engaged in work activities. 53.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 56,219 workers engaged in Main Work, 11,140 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,035 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 30,061 24,682 5,379
Cultivators 11,140 10,172 968
Agriculture Labourer 6,035 4,223 1,812
Household Industries 2,932 1,509 1,423
Other Workers 9,954 8,778 1,176
Marginal Workers 26,158 11,930 14,228
Non Working 80,924 33,483 47,441

Jhalda - I Block Map


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