Potashpur - I Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Purba Medinipur district, West Bengal

Potashpur - I Block of Purba Medinipur district has total population of 173,377 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 89,555 are males while 83,822 are females. In 2011 there were total 40,659 families residing in Potashpur - I Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Potashpur - I Block is 936.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 3.7% people lives in Urban areas while 96.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 77.4% while that in the rural areas is 86.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Potashpur - I Block is 954 while that of Rural areas is 935.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Potashpur - I Block is 19008 which is 11% of the total population. There are 9816 male children and 9192 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Potashpur - I Block is 936 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 936 ) of Potashpur - I Block.

The total literacy rate of Potashpur - I Block is 86.02%. The male literacy rate is 81.85% and the female literacy rate is 70.96% in Potashpur - I Block.

Population
173,377
Literacy
86.02%
Sex Ratio
936

To facilitate the administration, Potashpur - I Block is further divided into 1 town and 139 villages.

Potashpur - I Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 19,008 9,816 9,192
Literacy 86.02% 81.85% 70.96%
Scheduled Caste 24,341 12,448 11,893
Scheduled Tribe 1,124 562 562
Illiterate 40,596 16,253 24,343

Caste-wise Population - Potashpur - I Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Potashpur - I Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 24,341 12,448 11,893
Schedule Tribe 1,124 562 562

Religion-wise Population - Potashpur - I Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 161,639 (93.23%) 83,495 78,144
Muslim 11,548 (6.66%) 5,950 5,598
Christian 37 (0.02%) 24 13
Sikh 14 (0.01%) 8 6
Buddhist 6 (0%) 3 3
Jain 13 (0.01%) 9 4
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 119 (0.07%) 65 54

Literacy Rate - Potashpur - I Block

Average literacy rate of Potashpur - I Block in 2011 were 86.02% in which, male and female literacy were 91.93% and 79.7% respectively. Total literate in Potashpur - I Block were 132,781 of which male and female were 73,302 and 59,479 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Potashpur - I Block

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


Child Population - Potashpur - I Block

According to Census 2011, there were 19,008 children between age 0 to 6 years in Potashpur - I Block. Out of which 19,008 were male while 19,008 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Potashpur - I Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,564 families under Potashpur - I Block living in urban areas while 1,564 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 3.7% of total population of Potashpur - I Block lives in Urban areas while 96.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 835 while that in rural region is 18,173.

Total Urban Rural
Population 173,377 6,400 166,977
Children (0 - 6 years) 19,008 835 18,173
Schedule Caste 24,341 306 24,035
Schedule Tribe 1,124 0 1,124
Literacy 86.02% 77.38% 86.34%
Sex Ratio 936 954 935

Working Population - Potashpur - I Block

In Potashpur - I Block out of total population, 73,194 were engaged in work activities. 57.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 73,194 workers engaged in Main Work, 17,330 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 13,274 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 42,097 37,234 4,863
Cultivators 17,330 16,592 738
Agriculture Labourer 13,274 11,935 1,339
Household Industries 2,144 1,281 863
Other Workers 9,349 7,426 1,923
Marginal Workers 31,097 16,538 14,559
Non Working 100,183 35,783 64,400

Potashpur - I Block Map


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