Matiali Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal

Matiali Block of Jalpaiguri district has total population of 117,540 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 60,109 are males while 57,431 are females. In 2011 there were total 25,251 families residing in Matiali Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Matiali Block is 955.

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 76.9% while that in the rural areas is 65.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Matiali Block is 981 while that of Rural areas is 952.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Matiali Block is 14127 which is 12% of the total population. There are 7153 male children and 6974 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Matiali Block is 975 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 955 ) of Matiali Block.

The total literacy rate of Matiali Block is 66.98%. The male literacy rate is 67.63% and the female literacy rate is 49.83% in Matiali Block.

Population
117,540
Literacy
66.98%
Sex Ratio
955

To facilitate the administration, Matiali Block is further divided into 3 towns and 28 villages.

Matiali Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 14,127 7,153 6,974
Literacy 66.98% 67.63% 49.83%
Scheduled Caste 17,622 8,874 8,748
Scheduled Tribe 51,789 25,705 26,084
Illiterate 48,276 19,460 28,816

Caste-wise Population - Matiali Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 44.1% of total population in Matiali Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 17,622 8,874 8,748
Schedule Tribe 51,789 25,705 26,084

Religion-wise Population - Matiali Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 91,699 (78.02%) 47,133 44,566
Muslim 13,022 (11.08%) 6,653 6,369
Christian 9,425 (8.02%) 4,595 4,830
Sikh 70 (0.06%) 42 28
Buddhist 1,762 (1.5%) 878 884
Jain 11 (0.01%) 6 5
Other Religion 1,338 (1.14%) 696 642
No Religion Specified 213 (0.18%) 106 107

Literacy Rate - Matiali Block

Average literacy rate of Matiali Block in 2011 were 66.98% in which, male and female literacy were 76.76% and 56.71% respectively. Total literate in Matiali Block were 69,264 of which male and female were 40,649 and 28,615 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Matiali Block

The Sex Ratio of Matiali Block is 955 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 955 females in Matiali Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 975 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 955 ) of Matiali Block.


Child Population - Matiali Block

According to Census 2011, there were 14,127 children between age 0 to 6 years in Matiali Block. Out of which 14,127 were male while 14,127 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Matiali Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 3,430 families under Matiali Block living in urban areas while 3,430 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 12.9% of total population of Matiali Block lives in Urban areas while 87.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,548 while that in rural region is 12,579.

Total Urban Rural
Population 117,540 15,122 102,418
Children (0 - 6 years) 14,127 1,548 12,579
Schedule Caste 17,622 2,538 15,084
Schedule Tribe 51,789 2,215 49,574
Literacy 66.98% 76.87% 65.48%
Sex Ratio 955 981 952

Working Population - Matiali Block

In Matiali Block out of total population, 50,196 were engaged in work activities. 72% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 50,196 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,820 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,222 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 36,135 24,692 11,443
Cultivators 1,820 1,578 242
Agriculture Labourer 3,222 2,382 840
Household Industries 388 268 120
Other Workers 30,705 20,464 10,241
Marginal Workers 14,061 7,299 6,762
Non Working 67,344 28,118 39,226

Matiali Block Map


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