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.
To facilitate the administration, Para Block is further divided into 5 towns and 132 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Para Block.
|Children (Age 0-6)||29,376||14,986||14,390|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.2% of total population in Para Block of .
|No Religion Specified||163||(0.08%)||82||81|
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||29,376||5,091||24,285|
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.