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

Mirik Block of Darjiling district has total population of 46,374 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 23,394 are males while 22,980 are females. In 2011 there were total 9,962 families residing in Mirik Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Mirik Block is 982.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Mirik Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 80.8% and the sex ratio of Mirik Block is 982.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mirik Block is 3902 which is 8% of the total population. There are 2045 male children and 1857 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mirik Block is 908 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 982 ) of Mirik Block.

The total literacy rate of Mirik Block is 80.84%. The male literacy rate is 80.67% and the female literacy rate is 67.28% in Mirik Block.

Population
46,374
Literacy
80.84%
Sex Ratio
982

To facilitate the administration, Mirik Block is further divided into 21 villages.

Mirik Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 3,902 2,045 1,857
Literacy 80.84% 80.67% 67.28%
Scheduled Caste 3,619 1,761 1,858
Scheduled Tribe 14,280 7,190 7,090
Illiterate 12,040 4,521 7,519

Caste-wise Population - Mirik Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 30.8% of total population in Mirik Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 3,619 1,761 1,858
Schedule Tribe 14,280 7,190 7,090

Religion-wise Population - Mirik Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 32,185 (69.4%) 16,235 15,950
Muslim 190 (0.41%) 115 75
Christian 3,678 (7.93%) 1,809 1,869
Sikh 6 (0.01%) 2 4
Buddhist 8,740 (18.85%) 4,421 4,319
Jain 10 (0.02%) 3 7
Other Religion 1,505 (3.25%) 781 724
No Religion Specified 60 (0.13%) 28 32

Literacy Rate - Mirik Block

Average literacy rate of Mirik Block in 2011 were 80.84% in which, male and female literacy were 88.4% and 73.2% respectively. Total literate in Mirik Block were 34,334 of which male and female were 18,873 and 15,461 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Mirik Block

The Sex Ratio of Mirik Block is 982 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 982 females in Mirik Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 908 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 982 ) of Mirik Block.


Child Population - Mirik Block

According to Census 2011, there were 3,902 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mirik Block. Out of which 3,902 were male while 3,902 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Mirik Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Mirik Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Mirik Block lives in Urban areas while 100% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 0 while that in rural region is 3,902.

Total Urban Rural
Population 46,374 0 46,374
Children (0 - 6 years) 3,902 0 3,902
Schedule Caste 3,619 0 3,619
Schedule Tribe 14,280 0 14,280
Literacy 80.84% - 80.84%
Sex Ratio 982 - 982

Working Population - Mirik Block

In Mirik Block out of total population, 17,353 were engaged in work activities. 70.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 17,353 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,677 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,465 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 12,223 7,169 5,054
Cultivators 1,677 1,274 403
Agriculture Labourer 1,465 802 663
Household Industries 174 133 41
Other Workers 8,907 4,960 3,947
Marginal Workers 5,130 3,284 1,846
Non Working 29,021 12,941 16,080

Mirik Block Map


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