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

Puncha Block of Puruliya district has total population of 123,855 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 62,676 are males while 61,179 are females. In 2011 there were total 25,262 families residing in Puncha Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Puncha Block is 976.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Puncha Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 68.1% and the sex ratio of Puncha Block is 976.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Puncha Block is 16012 which is 13% of the total population. There are 8133 male children and 7879 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Puncha Block is 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 976 ) of Puncha Block.

The total literacy rate of Puncha Block is 68.14%. The male literacy rate is 70.63% and the female literacy rate is 47.76% in Puncha Block.

Population
123,855
Literacy
68.14%
Sex Ratio
976

To facilitate the administration, Puncha Block is further divided into 109 villages.

Puncha Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 16,012 8,133 7,879
Literacy 68.14% 70.63% 47.76%
Scheduled Caste 18,006 9,066 8,940
Scheduled Tribe 30,641 15,231 15,410
Illiterate 50,369 18,409 31,960

Caste-wise Population - Puncha Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 24.7% of total population in Puncha Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 18,006 9,066 8,940
Schedule Tribe 30,641 15,231 15,410

Religion-wise Population - Puncha Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 101,672 (82.09%) 51,634 50,038
Muslim 4,402 (3.55%) 2,256 2,146
Christian 53 (0.04%) 23 30
Sikh 5 (0%) 3 2
Buddhist 3 (0%) 1 2
Jain 2 (0%) 2 0
Other Religion 17,440 (14.08%) 8,630 8,810
No Religion Specified 278 (0.22%) 127 151

Literacy Rate - Puncha Block

Average literacy rate of Puncha Block in 2011 were 68.14% in which, male and female literacy were 81.16% and 54.82% respectively. Total literate in Puncha Block were 73,486 of which male and female were 44,267 and 29,219 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Puncha Block

The Sex Ratio of Puncha Block is 976 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 976 females in Puncha Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 976 ) of Puncha Block.


Child Population - Puncha Block

According to Census 2011, there were 16,012 children between age 0 to 6 years in Puncha Block. Out of which 16,012 were male while 16,012 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Puncha Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Puncha Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Puncha Block lives in Urban areas while 100% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 0 while that in rural region is 16,012.

Total Urban Rural
Population 123,855 0 123,855
Children (0 - 6 years) 16,012 0 16,012
Schedule Caste 18,006 0 18,006
Schedule Tribe 30,641 0 30,641
Literacy 68.14% - 68.14%
Sex Ratio 976 - 976

Working Population - Puncha Block

In Puncha Block out of total population, 65,031 were engaged in work activities. 45.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 54.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 65,031 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,991 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 11,100 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 29,861 22,141 7,720
Cultivators 10,991 9,207 1,784
Agriculture Labourer 11,100 6,684 4,416
Household Industries 621 435 186
Other Workers 7,149 5,815 1,334
Marginal Workers 35,170 14,186 20,984
Non Working 58,824 26,349 32,475

Puncha Block Map


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