Kharibari Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Darjiling district, West Bengal

Kharibari Block of Darjiling district has total population of 109,251 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 55,671 are males while 53,580 are females. In 2011 there were total 23,352 families residing in Kharibari Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Kharibari Block is 962.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 10.8% people lives in Urban areas while 89.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.7% while that in the rural areas is 65.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kharibari Block is 961 while that of Rural areas is 963.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kharibari Block is 14931 which is 14% of the total population. There are 7562 male children and 7369 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kharibari Block is 974 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 962 ) of Kharibari Block.

The total literacy rate of Kharibari Block is 67.37%. The male literacy rate is 65.68% and the female literacy rate is 50.35% in Kharibari Block.

Population
109,251
Literacy
67.37%
Sex Ratio
962

To facilitate the administration, Kharibari Block is further divided into 2 towns and 74 villages.

Kharibari Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 14,931 7,562 7,369
Literacy 67.37% 65.68% 50.35%
Scheduled Caste 58,570 30,031 28,539
Scheduled Tribe 21,262 10,615 10,647
Illiterate 45,711 19,106 26,605

Caste-wise Population - Kharibari Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 53.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 19.5% of total population in Kharibari Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 58,570 30,031 28,539
Schedule Tribe 21,262 10,615 10,647

Religion-wise Population - Kharibari Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 99,430 (91.01%) 50,714 48,716
Muslim 5,012 (4.59%) 2,559 2,453
Christian 4,047 (3.7%) 2,004 2,043
Sikh 21 (0.02%) 9 12
Buddhist 391 (0.36%) 206 185
Jain 15 (0.01%) 9 6
Other Religion 146 (0.13%) 79 67
No Religion Specified 189 (0.17%) 91 98

Literacy Rate - Kharibari Block

Average literacy rate of Kharibari Block in 2011 were 67.37% in which, male and female literacy were 76% and 58.37% respectively. Total literate in Kharibari Block were 63,540 of which male and female were 36,565 and 26,975 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kharibari Block

The Sex Ratio of Kharibari Block is 962 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 962 females in Kharibari Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 974 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 962 ) of Kharibari Block.


Child Population - Kharibari Block

According to Census 2011, there were 14,931 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kharibari Block. Out of which 14,931 were male while 14,931 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kharibari Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,615 families under Kharibari Block living in urban areas while 2,615 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 10.8% of total population of Kharibari Block lives in Urban areas while 89.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,344 while that in rural region is 13,587.

Total Urban Rural
Population 109,251 11,852 97,399
Children (0 - 6 years) 14,931 1,344 13,587
Schedule Caste 58,570 6,708 51,862
Schedule Tribe 21,262 116 21,146
Literacy 67.37% 79.7% 65.82%
Sex Ratio 962 961 963

Working Population - Kharibari Block

In Kharibari Block out of total population, 42,825 were engaged in work activities. 73.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 42,825 workers engaged in Main Work, 6,147 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,012 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 31,337 25,151 6,186
Cultivators 6,147 5,716 431
Agriculture Labourer 6,012 4,555 1,457
Household Industries 1,058 832 226
Other Workers 18,120 14,048 4,072
Marginal Workers 11,488 5,122 6,366
Non Working 66,426 25,398 41,028

Kharibari Block Map


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