Neturia Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Puruliya district, West Bengal

Neturia Block of Puruliya district has total population of 101,427 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 52,310 are males while 49,117 are females. In 2011 there were total 18,728 families residing in Neturia Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Neturia Block is 939.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18% people lives in Urban areas while 82% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 74.4% while that in the rural areas is 63.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Neturia Block is 905 while that of Rural areas is 947.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Neturia Block is 13661 which is 13% of the total population. There are 6959 male children and 6702 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Neturia Block is 963 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 939 ) of Neturia Block.

The total literacy rate of Neturia Block is 65.14%. The male literacy rate is 67.08% and the female literacy rate is 44.96% in Neturia Block.

Population
101,427
Literacy
65.14%
Sex Ratio
939

To facilitate the administration, Neturia Block is further divided into 3 towns and 123 villages.

Neturia Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 13,661 6,959 6,702
Literacy 65.14% 67.08% 44.96%
Scheduled Caste 29,275 15,080 14,195
Scheduled Tribe 22,616 11,459 11,157
Illiterate 44,253 17,218 27,035

Caste-wise Population - Neturia Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 22.3% of total population in Neturia Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 29,275 15,080 14,195
Schedule Tribe 22,616 11,459 11,157

Religion-wise Population - Neturia Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 86,614 (85.4%) 44,723 41,891
Muslim 9,783 (9.65%) 5,024 4,759
Christian 148 (0.15%) 80 68
Sikh 202 (0.2%) 101 101
Buddhist 11 (0.01%) 6 5
Jain 70 (0.07%) 38 32
Other Religion 4,371 (4.31%) 2,221 2,150
No Religion Specified 228 (0.22%) 117 111

Literacy Rate - Neturia Block

Average literacy rate of Neturia Block in 2011 were 65.14% in which, male and female literacy were 77.38% and 52.06% respectively. Total literate in Neturia Block were 57,174 of which male and female were 35,092 and 22,082 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Neturia Block

The Sex Ratio of Neturia Block is 939 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 939 females in Neturia Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 963 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 939 ) of Neturia Block.


Child Population - Neturia Block

According to Census 2011, there were 13,661 children between age 0 to 6 years in Neturia Block. Out of which 13,661 were male while 13,661 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Neturia Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 3,362 families under Neturia Block living in urban areas while 3,362 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 18% of total population of Neturia Block lives in Urban areas while 82% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,117 while that in rural region is 11,544.

Total Urban Rural
Population 101,427 18,290 83,137
Children (0 - 6 years) 13,661 2,117 11,544
Schedule Caste 29,275 4,583 24,692
Schedule Tribe 22,616 1,589 21,027
Literacy 65.14% 74.36% 63.06%
Sex Ratio 939 905 947

Working Population - Neturia Block

In Neturia Block out of total population, 37,274 were engaged in work activities. 52% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 48% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 37,274 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,877 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,170 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 19,400 16,594 2,806
Cultivators 2,877 2,426 451
Agriculture Labourer 2,170 1,763 407
Household Industries 509 389 120
Other Workers 13,844 12,016 1,828
Marginal Workers 17,874 11,292 6,582
Non Working 64,153 24,424 39,729

Neturia Block Map


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