Katihar Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Katihar district, Bihar

Katihar Block of Katihar district has total population of 321,817 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 169,333 are males while 152,484 are females. In 2011 there were total 62,850 families residing in Katihar Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Katihar Block is 900.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 74.8% people lives in Urban areas while 25.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.8% while that in the rural areas is 51.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Katihar Block is 893 while that of Rural areas is 924.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Katihar Block is 51786 which is 16% of the total population. There are 26572 male children and 25214 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Katihar Block is 949 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 900 ) of Katihar Block.

The total literacy rate of Katihar Block is 72.44%. The male literacy rate is 65.77% and the female literacy rate is 55.24% in Katihar Block.

Population
321,817
Literacy
72.44%
Sex Ratio
900

To facilitate the administration, Katihar Block is further divided into 2 towns and 31 villages.

Katihar Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 51,786 26,572 25,214
Literacy 72.44% 65.77% 55.24%
Scheduled Caste 33,918 17,718 16,200
Scheduled Tribe 14,380 7,459 6,921
Illiterate 126,219 57,965 68,254

Caste-wise Population - Katihar Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.5% of total population in Katihar Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 33,918 17,718 16,200
Schedule Tribe 14,380 7,459 6,921

Religion-wise Population - Katihar Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 228,199 (70.91%) 120,657 107,542
Muslim 90,362 (28.08%) 47,018 43,344
Christian 1,510 (0.47%) 795 715
Sikh 379 (0.12%) 211 168
Buddhist 76 (0.02%) 36 40
Jain 224 (0.07%) 112 112
Other Religion 20 (0.01%) 13 7
No Religion Specified 1,047 (0.33%) 491 556

Literacy Rate - Katihar Block

Average literacy rate of Katihar Block in 2011 were 72.44% in which, male and female literacy were 78.01% and 66.18% respectively. Total literate in Katihar Block were 195,598 of which male and female were 111,368 and 84,230 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Katihar Block

The Sex Ratio of Katihar Block is 900 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 900 females in Katihar Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 949 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 900 ) of Katihar Block.


Child Population - Katihar Block

According to Census 2011, there were 51,786 children between age 0 to 6 years in Katihar Block. Out of which 51,786 were male while 51,786 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Katihar Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 47,059 families under Katihar Block living in urban areas while 47,059 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 74.8% of total population of Katihar Block lives in Urban areas while 25.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 34,533 while that in rural region is 17,253.

Total Urban Rural
Population 321,817 240,838 80,979
Children (0 - 6 years) 51,786 34,533 17,253
Schedule Caste 33,918 26,276 7,642
Schedule Tribe 14,380 5,447 8,933
Literacy 72.44% 78.77% 51.94%
Sex Ratio 900 893 924

Working Population - Katihar Block

In Katihar Block out of total population, 95,607 were engaged in work activities. 74.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 95,607 workers engaged in Main Work, 4,447 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 12,666 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 71,088 61,598 9,490
Cultivators 4,447 3,899 548
Agriculture Labourer 12,666 10,290 2,376
Household Industries 2,045 1,580 465
Other Workers 51,930 45,829 6,101
Marginal Workers 24,519 15,900 8,619
Non Working 226,210 91,835 134,375

Katihar Block Map


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