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.
To facilitate the administration, Potashpur - I Block is further divided into 1 town and 139 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Potashpur - I Block.
|Children (Age 0-6)||19,008||9,816||9,192|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Potashpur - I Block of .
|No Religion Specified||119||(0.07%)||65||54|
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||19,008||835||18,173|
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.