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

Naxalbari Block of Darjiling district has total population of 165,523 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 85,054 are males while 80,469 are females. In 2011 there were total 35,752 families residing in Naxalbari Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Naxalbari Block is 946.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 41% people lives in Urban areas while 59% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.6% while that in the rural areas is 69%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Naxalbari Block is 895 while that of Rural areas is 983.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Naxalbari Block is 18897 which is 11% of the total population. There are 9760 male children and 9137 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Naxalbari Block is 936 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 946 ) of Naxalbari Block.

The total literacy rate of Naxalbari Block is 75.47%. The male literacy rate is 73.21% and the female literacy rate is 60.14% in Naxalbari Block.

Population
165,523
Literacy
75.47%
Sex Ratio
946

To facilitate the administration, Naxalbari Block is further divided into 6 towns and 94 villages.

Naxalbari Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 18,897 9,760 9,137
Literacy 75.47% 73.21% 60.14%
Scheduled Caste 44,328 22,808 21,520
Scheduled Tribe 32,388 15,989 16,399
Illiterate 54,860 22,784 32,076

Caste-wise Population - Naxalbari Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 19.6% of total population in Naxalbari Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 44,328 22,808 21,520
Schedule Tribe 32,388 15,989 16,399

Religion-wise Population - Naxalbari Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 142,396 (86.03%) 73,404 68,992
Muslim 9,420 (5.69%) 4,934 4,486
Christian 10,878 (6.57%) 5,308 5,570
Sikh 329 (0.2%) 186 143
Buddhist 2,164 (1.31%) 1,051 1,113
Jain 33 (0.02%) 19 14
Other Religion 35 (0.02%) 17 18
No Religion Specified 268 (0.16%) 135 133

Literacy Rate - Naxalbari Block

Average literacy rate of Naxalbari Block in 2011 were 75.47% in which, male and female literacy were 82.7% and 67.84% respectively. Total literate in Naxalbari Block were 110,663 of which male and female were 62,270 and 48,393 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Naxalbari Block

The Sex Ratio of Naxalbari Block is 946 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 946 females in Naxalbari Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 936 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 946 ) of Naxalbari Block.


Child Population - Naxalbari Block

According to Census 2011, there were 18,897 children between age 0 to 6 years in Naxalbari Block. Out of which 18,897 were male while 18,897 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Naxalbari Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 15,291 families under Naxalbari Block living in urban areas while 15,291 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 41% of total population of Naxalbari Block lives in Urban areas while 59% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 7,051 while that in rural region is 11,846.

Total Urban Rural
Population 165,523 67,806 97,717
Children (0 - 6 years) 18,897 7,051 11,846
Schedule Caste 44,328 14,566 29,762
Schedule Tribe 32,388 3,487 28,901
Literacy 75.47% 84.59% 69.02%
Sex Ratio 946 895 983

Working Population - Naxalbari Block

In Naxalbari Block out of total population, 60,862 were engaged in work activities. 81.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 60,862 workers engaged in Main Work, 3,362 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,963 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 49,858 40,040 9,818
Cultivators 3,362 2,966 396
Agriculture Labourer 2,963 2,214 749
Household Industries 881 678 203
Other Workers 42,652 34,182 8,470
Marginal Workers 11,004 5,679 5,325
Non Working 104,661 39,335 65,326

Naxalbari Block Map


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