Kashipur Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Puruliya district, West Bengal

Kashipur Block of Puruliya district has total population of 200,083 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 101,801 are males while 98,282 are females. In 2011 there were total 40,630 families residing in Kashipur Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Kashipur Block is 965.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.9% people lives in Urban areas while 87.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.6% while that in the rural areas is 69.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kashipur Block is 972 while that of Rural areas is 964.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kashipur Block is 23737 which is 12% of the total population. There are 12245 male children and 11492 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kashipur Block is 939 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 965 ) of Kashipur Block.

The total literacy rate of Kashipur Block is 71.06%. The male literacy rate is 72.87% and the female literacy rate is 52.02% in Kashipur Block.

Population
200,083
Literacy
71.06%
Sex Ratio
965

To facilitate the administration, Kashipur Block is further divided into 3 towns and 209 villages.

Kashipur Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 23,737 12,245 11,492
Literacy 71.06% 72.87% 52.02%
Scheduled Caste 57,015 29,187 27,828
Scheduled Tribe 49,537 24,776 24,761
Illiterate 74,776 27,622 47,154

Caste-wise Population - Kashipur Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 24.8% of total population in Kashipur Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 57,015 29,187 27,828
Schedule Tribe 49,537 24,776 24,761

Religion-wise Population - Kashipur Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 171,510 (85.72%) 87,482 84,028
Muslim 10,315 (5.16%) 5,243 5,072
Christian 840 (0.42%) 404 436
Sikh 24 (0.01%) 15 9
Buddhist 25 (0.01%) 13 12
Jain 622 (0.31%) 313 309
Other Religion 16,099 (8.05%) 8,035 8,064
No Religion Specified 648 (0.32%) 296 352

Literacy Rate - Kashipur Block

Average literacy rate of Kashipur Block in 2011 were 71.06% in which, male and female literacy were 82.83% and 58.91% respectively. Total literate in Kashipur Block were 125,307 of which male and female were 74,179 and 51,128 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kashipur Block

The Sex Ratio of Kashipur Block is 965 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 965 females in Kashipur Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 939 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 965 ) of Kashipur Block.


Child Population - Kashipur Block

According to Census 2011, there were 23,737 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kashipur Block. Out of which 23,737 were male while 23,737 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kashipur Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 5,573 families under Kashipur Block living in urban areas while 5,573 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 12.9% of total population of Kashipur Block lives in Urban areas while 87.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,291 while that in rural region is 21,446.

Total Urban Rural
Population 200,083 25,758 174,325
Children (0 - 6 years) 23,737 2,291 21,446
Schedule Caste 57,015 5,669 51,346
Schedule Tribe 49,537 825 48,712
Literacy 71.06% 82.59% 69.29%
Sex Ratio 965 972 964

Working Population - Kashipur Block

In Kashipur Block out of total population, 82,995 were engaged in work activities. 45.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 54.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 82,995 workers engaged in Main Work, 9,210 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,993 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 37,495 31,573 5,922
Cultivators 9,210 8,395 815
Agriculture Labourer 6,993 5,141 1,852
Household Industries 1,069 843 226
Other Workers 20,223 17,194 3,029
Marginal Workers 45,500 23,099 22,401
Non Working 117,088 47,129 69,959

Kashipur Block Map


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