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

Para Block of Puruliya district has total population of 200,621 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 103,306 are males while 97,315 are females. In 2011 there were total 36,548 families residing in Para Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Para Block is 942.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.3% people lives in Urban areas while 83.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 68% while that in the rural areas is 65.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Para Block is 932 while that of Rural areas is 944.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Para Block is 29376 which is 15% of the total population. There are 14986 male children and 14390 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Para Block is 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 942 ) of Para Block.

The total literacy rate of Para Block is 65.62%. The male literacy rate is 68.06% and the female literacy rate is 43.23% in Para Block.

Population
200,621
Literacy
65.62%
Sex Ratio
942

To facilitate the administration, Para Block is further divided into 5 towns and 132 villages.

Para Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 29,376 14,986 14,390
Literacy 65.62% 68.06% 43.23%
Scheduled Caste 66,751 34,211 32,540
Scheduled Tribe 10,335 5,285 5,050
Illiterate 88,244 32,995 55,249

Caste-wise Population - Para Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.2% of total population in Para Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 66,751 34,211 32,540
Schedule Tribe 10,335 5,285 5,050

Religion-wise Population - Para Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 159,554 (79.53%) 82,157 77,397
Muslim 36,853 (18.37%) 19,027 17,826
Christian 196 (0.1%) 98 98
Sikh 64 (0.03%) 28 36
Buddhist 11 (0.01%) 4 7
Jain 408 (0.2%) 216 192
Other Religion 3,372 (1.68%) 1,694 1,678
No Religion Specified 163 (0.08%) 82 81

Literacy Rate - Para Block

Average literacy rate of Para Block in 2011 were 65.62% in which, male and female literacy were 79.61% and 50.73% respectively. Total literate in Para Block were 112,377 of which male and female were 70,311 and 42,066 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Para Block

The Sex Ratio of Para Block is 942 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 942 females in Para Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 942 ) of Para Block.


Child Population - Para Block

According to Census 2011, there were 29,376 children between age 0 to 6 years in Para Block. Out of which 29,376 were male while 29,376 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Para Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 6,114 families under Para Block living in urban areas while 6,114 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 16.3% of total population of Para Block lives in Urban areas while 83.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,091 while that in rural region is 24,285.

Total Urban Rural
Population 200,621 32,624 167,997
Children (0 - 6 years) 29,376 5,091 24,285
Schedule Caste 66,751 4,593 62,158
Schedule Tribe 10,335 1,046 9,289
Literacy 65.62% 68% 65.17%
Sex Ratio 942 932 944

Working Population - Para Block

In Para Block out of total population, 72,247 were engaged in work activities. 50.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 72,247 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,860 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7,021 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 36,504 32,220 4,284
Cultivators 7,860 7,203 657
Agriculture Labourer 7,021 5,697 1,324
Household Industries 1,215 863 352
Other Workers 20,408 18,457 1,951
Marginal Workers 35,743 21,311 14,432
Non Working 128,374 49,775 78,599

Para Block Map


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