Kalimpong -I Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Darjiling district, West Bengal

Kalimpong -I Block of Darjiling district has total population of 74,746 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 37,750 are males while 36,996 are females. In 2011 there were total 15,358 families residing in Kalimpong -I Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Kalimpong -I Block is 980.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.1% people lives in Urban areas while 90.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.2% while that in the rural areas is 80.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kalimpong -I Block is 1,072 while that of Rural areas is 971.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kalimpong -I Block is 7422 which is 10% of the total population. There are 3795 male children and 3627 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kalimpong -I Block is 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 980 ) of Kalimpong -I Block.

The total literacy rate of Kalimpong -I Block is 81.43%. The male literacy rate is 77.85% and the female literacy rate is 68.74% in Kalimpong -I Block.

Population
74,746
Literacy
81.43%
Sex Ratio
980

To facilitate the administration, Kalimpong -I Block is further divided into 1 town and 50 villages.

Kalimpong -I Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 7,422 3,795 3,627
Literacy 81.43% 77.85% 68.74%
Scheduled Caste 5,213 2,573 2,640
Scheduled Tribe 25,657 12,861 12,796
Illiterate 19,926 8,361 11,565

Caste-wise Population - Kalimpong -I Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 34.3% of total population in Kalimpong -I Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,213 2,573 2,640
Schedule Tribe 25,657 12,861 12,796

Religion-wise Population - Kalimpong -I Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 43,903 (58.74%) 22,256 21,647
Muslim 853 (1.14%) 462 391
Christian 14,550 (19.47%) 7,313 7,237
Sikh 10 (0.01%) 9 1
Buddhist 14,156 (18.94%) 7,059 7,097
Jain 27 (0.04%) 18 9
Other Religion 1,222 (1.63%) 619 603
No Religion Specified 25 (0.03%) 14 11

Literacy Rate - Kalimpong -I Block

Average literacy rate of Kalimpong -I Block in 2011 were 81.43% in which, male and female literacy were 86.55% and 76.21% respectively. Total literate in Kalimpong -I Block were 54,820 of which male and female were 29,389 and 25,431 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kalimpong -I Block

The Sex Ratio of Kalimpong -I Block is 980 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 980 females in Kalimpong -I Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 980 ) of Kalimpong -I Block.


Child Population - Kalimpong -I Block

According to Census 2011, there were 7,422 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kalimpong -I Block. Out of which 7,422 were male while 7,422 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kalimpong -I Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,504 families under Kalimpong -I Block living in urban areas while 1,504 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 9.1% of total population of Kalimpong -I Block lives in Urban areas while 90.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 546 while that in rural region is 6,876.

Total Urban Rural
Population 74,746 6,789 67,957
Children (0 - 6 years) 7,422 546 6,876
Schedule Caste 5,213 791 4,422
Schedule Tribe 25,657 2,003 23,654
Literacy 81.43% 87.2% 80.84%
Sex Ratio 980 1,072 971

Working Population - Kalimpong -I Block

In Kalimpong -I Block out of total population, 29,551 were engaged in work activities. 59.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 29,551 workers engaged in Main Work, 4,609 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,025 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 17,698 13,598 4,100
Cultivators 4,609 3,736 873
Agriculture Labourer 3,025 2,214 811
Household Industries 217 166 51
Other Workers 9,847 7,482 2,365
Marginal Workers 11,853 6,177 5,676
Non Working 45,195 17,975 27,220

Kalimpong -I Block Map


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