Kanksa Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Barddhaman district, West Bengal

Kanksa Block of Barddhaman district has total population of 178,125 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 91,350 are males while 86,775 are females. In 2011 there were total 40,438 families residing in Kanksa Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Kanksa Block is 950.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 41.8% people lives in Urban areas while 58.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.6% while that in the rural areas is 72.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kanksa Block is 954 while that of Rural areas is 947.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kanksa Block is 20210 which is 11% of the total population. There are 10301 male children and 9909 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kanksa Block is 962 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 950 ) of Kanksa Block.

The total literacy rate of Kanksa Block is 76.34%. The male literacy rate is 74.22% and the female literacy rate is 60.79% in Kanksa Block.

Population
178,125
Literacy
76.34%
Sex Ratio
950

To facilitate the administration, Kanksa Block is further divided into 7 towns and 82 villages.

Kanksa Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 20,210 10,301 9,909
Literacy 76.34% 74.22% 60.79%
Scheduled Caste 62,329 31,830 30,499
Scheduled Tribe 18,239 9,110 9,129
Illiterate 57,580 23,553 34,027

Caste-wise Population - Kanksa Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 10.2% of total population in Kanksa Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 62,329 31,830 30,499
Schedule Tribe 18,239 9,110 9,129

Religion-wise Population - Kanksa Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 163,186 (91.61%) 83,723 79,463
Muslim 12,157 (6.82%) 6,215 5,942
Christian 386 (0.22%) 187 199
Sikh 664 (0.37%) 348 316
Buddhist 23 (0.01%) 10 13
Jain 26 (0.01%) 13 13
Other Religion 918 (0.52%) 473 445
No Religion Specified 765 (0.43%) 381 384

Literacy Rate - Kanksa Block

Average literacy rate of Kanksa Block in 2011 were 76.34% in which, male and female literacy were 83.65% and 68.62% respectively. Total literate in Kanksa Block were 120,545 of which male and female were 67,797 and 52,748 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kanksa Block

The Sex Ratio of Kanksa Block is 950 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 950 females in Kanksa Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 962 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 950 ) of Kanksa Block.


Child Population - Kanksa Block

According to Census 2011, there were 20,210 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kanksa Block. Out of which 20,210 were male while 20,210 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kanksa Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 16,787 families under Kanksa Block living in urban areas while 16,787 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 41.8% of total population of Kanksa Block lives in Urban areas while 58.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 8,014 while that in rural region is 12,196.

Total Urban Rural
Population 178,125 74,531 103,594
Children (0 - 6 years) 20,210 8,014 12,196
Schedule Caste 62,329 19,476 42,853
Schedule Tribe 18,239 4,634 13,605
Literacy 76.34% 81.63% 72.48%
Sex Ratio 950 954 947

Working Population - Kanksa Block

In Kanksa Block out of total population, 75,480 were engaged in work activities. 62.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 75,480 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,394 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,338 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 47,064 38,486 8,578
Cultivators 5,394 5,032 362
Agriculture Labourer 10,338 7,054 3,284
Household Industries 1,368 743 625
Other Workers 29,964 25,657 4,307
Marginal Workers 28,416 15,150 13,266
Non Working 102,645 37,714 64,931

Kanksa Block Map


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