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

Jhalda - II Block of Puruliya district has total population of 148,156 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 75,453 are males while 72,703 are females. In 2011 there were total 27,963 families residing in Jhalda - II Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Jhalda - II Block is 964.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.3% people lives in Urban areas while 91.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 56.5% while that in the rural areas is 54.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jhalda - II Block is 955 while that of Rural areas is 964.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jhalda - II Block is 24831 which is 17% of the total population. There are 12598 male children and 12233 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jhalda - II Block is 971 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 964 ) of Jhalda - II Block.

The total literacy rate of Jhalda - II Block is 54.76%. The male literacy rate is 60.42% and the female literacy rate is 30.18% in Jhalda - II Block.

Population
148,156
Literacy
54.76%
Sex Ratio
964

To facilitate the administration, Jhalda - II Block is further divided into 2 towns and 129 villages.

Jhalda - II Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 24,831 12,598 12,233
Literacy 54.76% 60.42% 30.18%
Scheduled Caste 15,663 7,967 7,696
Scheduled Tribe 18,917 9,615 9,302
Illiterate 80,624 29,865 50,759

Caste-wise Population - Jhalda - II Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 12.8% of total population in Jhalda - II Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 15,663 7,967 7,696
Schedule Tribe 18,917 9,615 9,302

Religion-wise Population - Jhalda - II Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 129,187 (87.2%) 65,728 63,459
Muslim 6,559 (4.43%) 3,408 3,151
Christian 247 (0.17%) 175 72
Sikh 8 (0.01%) 6 2
Buddhist 5 (0%) 1 4
Jain 5 (0%) 3 2
Other Religion 11,850 (8%) 5,996 5,854
No Religion Specified 295 (0.2%) 136 159

Literacy Rate - Jhalda - II Block

Average literacy rate of Jhalda - II Block in 2011 were 54.76% in which, male and female literacy were 72.53% and 36.29% respectively. Total literate in Jhalda - II Block were 67,532 of which male and female were 45,588 and 21,944 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Jhalda - II Block

The Sex Ratio of Jhalda - II Block is 964 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 964 females in Jhalda - II Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 971 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 964 ) of Jhalda - II Block.


Child Population - Jhalda - II Block

According to Census 2011, there were 24,831 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jhalda - II Block. Out of which 24,831 were male while 24,831 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Jhalda - II Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,464 families under Jhalda - II Block living in urban areas while 2,464 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 8.3% of total population of Jhalda - II Block lives in Urban areas while 91.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,042 while that in rural region is 22,789.

Total Urban Rural
Population 148,156 12,342 135,814
Children (0 - 6 years) 24,831 2,042 22,789
Schedule Caste 15,663 3,269 12,394
Schedule Tribe 18,917 211 18,706
Literacy 54.76% 56.54% 54.6%
Sex Ratio 964 955 964

Working Population - Jhalda - II Block

In Jhalda - II Block out of total population, 67,178 were engaged in work activities. 63.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 67,178 workers engaged in Main Work, 8,562 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,944 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 42,838 28,897 13,941
Cultivators 8,562 7,628 934
Agriculture Labourer 3,944 3,080 864
Household Industries 21,002 10,466 10,536
Other Workers 9,330 7,723 1,607
Marginal Workers 24,340 10,398 13,942
Non Working 80,978 36,158 44,820

Jhalda - II Block Map


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