Mehsi Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Purba Champaran district, Bihar

Mehsi Block of Purba Champaran district has total population of 173,140 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 90,886 are males while 82,254 are females. In 2011 there were total 33,432 families residing in Mehsi Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Mehsi Block is 905.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15% people lives in Urban areas while 85% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 64.1% while that in the rural areas is 54%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mehsi Block is 915 while that of Rural areas is 903.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mehsi Block is 34714 which is 20% of the total population. There are 17644 male children and 17070 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mehsi Block is 967 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 905 ) of Mehsi Block.

The total literacy rate of Mehsi Block is 55.55%. The male literacy rate is 52.18% and the female literacy rate is 35.83% in Mehsi Block.

Population
173,140
Literacy
55.55%
Sex Ratio
905

To facilitate the administration, Mehsi Block is further divided into 1 town and 94 villages.

Mehsi Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 34,714 17,644 17,070
Literacy 55.55% 52.18% 35.83%
Scheduled Caste 25,161 13,208 11,953
Scheduled Tribe 25 12 13
Illiterate 96,246 43,460 52,786

Caste-wise Population - Mehsi Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Mehsi Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 25,161 13,208 11,953
Schedule Tribe 25 12 13

Religion-wise Population - Mehsi Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 139,458 (80.55%) 73,584 65,874
Muslim 33,381 (19.28%) 17,139 16,242
Christian 144 (0.08%) 67 77
Sikh 8 (0%) 2 6
Buddhist 10 (0.01%) 6 4
Jain 7 (0%) 2 5
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 131 (0.08%) 85 46

Literacy Rate - Mehsi Block

Average literacy rate of Mehsi Block in 2011 were 55.55% in which, male and female literacy were 64.75% and 45.21% respectively. Total literate in Mehsi Block were 76,894 of which male and female were 47,426 and 29,468 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Mehsi Block

The Sex Ratio of Mehsi Block is 905 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 905 females in Mehsi Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 967 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 905 ) of Mehsi Block.


Child Population - Mehsi Block

According to Census 2011, there were 34,714 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mehsi Block. Out of which 34,714 were male while 34,714 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Mehsi Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 4,892 families under Mehsi Block living in urban areas while 4,892 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 15% of total population of Mehsi Block lives in Urban areas while 85% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,879 while that in rural region is 29,835.

Total Urban Rural
Population 173,140 25,995 147,145
Children (0 - 6 years) 34,714 4,879 29,835
Schedule Caste 25,161 2,710 22,451
Schedule Tribe 25 4 21
Literacy 55.55% 64.11% 54.01%
Sex Ratio 905 915 903

Working Population - Mehsi Block

In Mehsi Block out of total population, 57,178 were engaged in work activities. 74.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 57,178 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,955 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23,463 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 42,404 34,860 7,544
Cultivators 10,955 9,489 1,466
Agriculture Labourer 23,463 18,624 4,839
Household Industries 531 397 134
Other Workers 7,455 6,350 1,105
Marginal Workers 14,774 8,393 6,381
Non Working 115,962 47,633 68,329

Mehsi Block Map


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