Paliganj Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Patna district, Bihar

Paliganj Block of Patna district has total population of 254,904 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 130,907 are males while 123,997 are females. In 2011 there were total 41,991 families residing in Paliganj Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Paliganj Block is 947.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 4.2% people lives in Urban areas while 95.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 71.7% while that in the rural areas is 65.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Paliganj Block is 979 while that of Rural areas is 946.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Paliganj Block is 45599 which is 18% of the total population. There are 23466 male children and 22133 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Paliganj Block is 943 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 947 ) of Paliganj Block.

The total literacy rate of Paliganj Block is 65.37%. The male literacy rate is 63.3% and the female literacy rate is 43.52% in Paliganj Block.

Population
254,904
Literacy
65.37%
Sex Ratio
947

To facilitate the administration, Paliganj Block is further divided into 1 town and 117 villages.

Paliganj Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 45,599 23,466 22,133
Literacy 65.37% 63.3% 43.52%
Scheduled Caste 47,844 24,518 23,326
Scheduled Tribe 68 33 35
Illiterate 118,087 48,048 70,039

Caste-wise Population - Paliganj Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Paliganj Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 47,844 24,518 23,326
Schedule Tribe 68 33 35

Religion-wise Population - Paliganj Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 231,564 (90.84%) 119,125 112,439
Muslim 22,220 (8.72%) 11,216 11,004
Christian 104 (0.04%) 53 51
Sikh 25 (0.01%) 12 13
Buddhist 57 (0.02%) 28 29
Jain 27 (0.01%) 15 12
Other Religion 1 (0%) 0 1
No Religion Specified 906 (0.36%) 458 448

Literacy Rate - Paliganj Block

Average literacy rate of Paliganj Block in 2011 were 65.37% in which, male and female literacy were 77.12% and 52.97% respectively. Total literate in Paliganj Block were 136,817 of which male and female were 82,859 and 53,958 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Paliganj Block

The Sex Ratio of Paliganj Block is 947 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 947 females in Paliganj Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 943 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 947 ) of Paliganj Block.


Child Population - Paliganj Block

According to Census 2011, there were 45,599 children between age 0 to 6 years in Paliganj Block. Out of which 45,599 were male while 45,599 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Paliganj Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,640 families under Paliganj Block living in urban areas while 1,640 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 4.2% of total population of Paliganj Block lives in Urban areas while 95.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,084 while that in rural region is 43,515.

Total Urban Rural
Population 254,904 10,614 244,290
Children (0 - 6 years) 45,599 2,084 43,515
Schedule Caste 47,844 606 47,238
Schedule Tribe 68 7 61
Literacy 65.37% 71.65% 65.1%
Sex Ratio 947 979 946

Working Population - Paliganj Block

In Paliganj Block out of total population, 89,334 were engaged in work activities. 64.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 35.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 89,334 workers engaged in Main Work, 15,078 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 29,150 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 57,874 44,689 13,185
Cultivators 15,078 12,710 2,368
Agriculture Labourer 29,150 21,033 8,117
Household Industries 1,868 1,291 577
Other Workers 11,778 9,655 2,123
Marginal Workers 31,460 16,523 14,937
Non Working 165,570 69,695 95,875

Paliganj Block Map


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