Kaliganj Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Nadia district, West Bengal

Kaliganj Block of Nadia district has total population of 334,881 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 171,912 are males while 162,969 are females. In 2011 there were total 78,432 families residing in Kaliganj Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Kaliganj Block is 948.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.6% people lives in Urban areas while 91.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76.6% while that in the rural areas is 65.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kaliganj Block is 954 while that of Rural areas is 947.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kaliganj Block is 41473 which is 12% of the total population. There are 21086 male children and 20387 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kaliganj Block is 967 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 948 ) of Kaliganj Block.

The total literacy rate of Kaliganj Block is 66.11%. The male literacy rate is 60.57% and the female literacy rate is 55.13% in Kaliganj Block.

Population
334,881
Literacy
66.11%
Sex Ratio
948

To facilitate the administration, Kaliganj Block is further divided into 2 towns and 125 villages.

Kaliganj Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 41,473 21,086 20,387
Literacy 66.11% 60.57% 55.13%
Scheduled Caste 50,979 26,272 24,707
Scheduled Tribe 1,642 855 787
Illiterate 140,906 67,788 73,118

Caste-wise Population - Kaliganj Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Kaliganj Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 50,979 26,272 24,707
Schedule Tribe 1,642 855 787

Religion-wise Population - Kaliganj Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 138,509 (41.36%) 71,380 67,129
Muslim 195,935 (58.51%) 100,285 95,650
Christian 128 (0.04%) 81 47
Sikh 23 (0.01%) 10 13
Buddhist 11 (0%) 7 4
Jain 14 (0%) 6 8
Other Religion 67 (0.02%) 29 38
No Religion Specified 194 (0.06%) 114 80

Literacy Rate - Kaliganj Block

Average literacy rate of Kaliganj Block in 2011 were 66.11% in which, male and female literacy were 69.04% and 63.02% respectively. Total literate in Kaliganj Block were 193,975 of which male and female were 104,124 and 89,851 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kaliganj Block

The Sex Ratio of Kaliganj Block is 948 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 948 females in Kaliganj Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 967 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 948 ) of Kaliganj Block.


Child Population - Kaliganj Block

According to Census 2011, there were 41,473 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kaliganj Block. Out of which 41,473 were male while 41,473 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kaliganj Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 6,745 families under Kaliganj Block living in urban areas while 6,745 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 8.6% of total population of Kaliganj Block lives in Urban areas while 91.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,866 while that in rural region is 38,607.

Total Urban Rural
Population 334,881 28,684 306,197
Children (0 - 6 years) 41,473 2,866 38,607
Schedule Caste 50,979 5,951 45,028
Schedule Tribe 1,642 83 1,559
Literacy 66.11% 76.56% 65.1%
Sex Ratio 948 954 947

Working Population - Kaliganj Block

In Kaliganj Block out of total population, 103,923 were engaged in work activities. 84.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 103,923 workers engaged in Main Work, 20,727 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 40,634 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 88,254 83,610 4,644
Cultivators 20,727 20,243 484
Agriculture Labourer 40,634 39,412 1,222
Household Industries 2,884 2,258 626
Other Workers 24,009 21,697 2,312
Marginal Workers 15,669 11,876 3,793
Non Working 230,958 76,426 154,532

Kaliganj Block Map


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