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

Matigara Block of Darjiling district has total population of 197,278 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 101,023 are males while 96,255 are females. In 2011 there were total 42,666 families residing in Matigara Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Matigara Block is 953.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 31.3% people lives in Urban areas while 68.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.9% while that in the rural areas is 71.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Matigara Block is 981 while that of Rural areas is 940.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Matigara Block is 24760 which is 13% of the total population. There are 12519 male children and 12241 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Matigara Block is 978 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 953 ) of Matigara Block.

The total literacy rate of Matigara Block is 74.78%. The male literacy rate is 71.62% and the female literacy rate is 58.86% in Matigara Block.

Population
197,278
Literacy
74.78%
Sex Ratio
953

To facilitate the administration, Matigara Block is further divided into 6 towns and 72 villages.

Matigara Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 24,760 12,519 12,241
Literacy 74.78% 71.62% 58.86%
Scheduled Caste 70,527 35,901 34,626
Scheduled Tribe 26,484 12,942 13,542
Illiterate 68,272 28,671 39,601

Caste-wise Population - Matigara Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 13.4% of total population in Matigara Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 70,527 35,901 34,626
Schedule Tribe 26,484 12,942 13,542

Religion-wise Population - Matigara Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 172,637 (87.51%) 88,717 83,920
Muslim 10,305 (5.22%) 5,312 4,993
Christian 10,591 (5.37%) 5,142 5,449
Sikh 192 (0.1%) 112 80
Buddhist 2,855 (1.45%) 1,388 1,467
Jain 48 (0.02%) 27 21
Other Religion 508 (0.26%) 253 255
No Religion Specified 142 (0.07%) 72 70

Literacy Rate - Matigara Block

Average literacy rate of Matigara Block in 2011 were 74.78% in which, male and female literacy were 81.75% and 67.43% respectively. Total literate in Matigara Block were 129,006 of which male and female were 72,352 and 56,654 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Matigara Block

The Sex Ratio of Matigara Block is 953 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 953 females in Matigara Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 978 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 953 ) of Matigara Block.


Child Population - Matigara Block

According to Census 2011, there were 24,760 children between age 0 to 6 years in Matigara Block. Out of which 24,760 were male while 24,760 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Matigara Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 14,095 families under Matigara Block living in urban areas while 14,095 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 31.3% of total population of Matigara Block lives in Urban areas while 68.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,900 while that in rural region is 17,860.

Total Urban Rural
Population 197,278 61,695 135,583
Children (0 - 6 years) 24,760 6,900 17,860
Schedule Caste 70,527 21,696 48,831
Schedule Tribe 26,484 2,004 24,480
Literacy 74.78% 80.88% 71.94%
Sex Ratio 953 981 940

Working Population - Matigara Block

In Matigara Block out of total population, 75,367 were engaged in work activities. 88.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 75,367 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,510 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 747 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 66,816 50,870 15,946
Cultivators 1,510 1,183 327
Agriculture Labourer 747 522 225
Household Industries 1,446 1,075 371
Other Workers 63,113 48,090 15,023
Marginal Workers 8,551 4,374 4,177
Non Working 121,911 45,779 76,132

Matigara Block Map


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