Purbasthali - I Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Barddhaman district, West Bengal

Purbasthali - I Block of Barddhaman district has total population of 206,977 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 107,022 are males while 99,955 are females. In 2011 there were total 48,952 families residing in Purbasthali - I Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Purbasthali - I Block is 934.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 25.7% people lives in Urban areas while 74.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.3% while that in the rural areas is 77.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Purbasthali - I Block is 933 while that of Rural areas is 934.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Purbasthali - I Block is 21828 which is 11% of the total population. There are 11132 male children and 10696 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Purbasthali - I Block is 961 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 934 ) of Purbasthali - I Block.

The total literacy rate of Purbasthali - I Block is 77.59%. The male literacy rate is 74.41% and the female literacy rate is 64.05% in Purbasthali - I Block.

Population
206,977
Literacy
77.59%
Sex Ratio
934

To facilitate the administration, Purbasthali - I Block is further divided into 5 towns and 95 villages.

Purbasthali - I Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 21,828 11,132 10,696
Literacy 77.59% 74.41% 64.05%
Scheduled Caste 52,705 27,423 25,282
Scheduled Tribe 7,608 3,795 3,813
Illiterate 63,326 27,388 35,938

Caste-wise Population - Purbasthali - I Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.7% of total population in Purbasthali - I Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 52,705 27,423 25,282
Schedule Tribe 7,608 3,795 3,813

Religion-wise Population - Purbasthali - I Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 154,616 (74.7%) 80,202 74,414
Muslim 51,647 (24.95%) 26,488 25,159
Christian 418 (0.2%) 188 230
Sikh 14 (0.01%) 7 7
Buddhist 6 (0%) 4 2
Jain 10 (0%) 5 5
Other Religion 73 (0.04%) 37 36
No Religion Specified 193 (0.09%) 91 102

Literacy Rate - Purbasthali - I Block

Average literacy rate of Purbasthali - I Block in 2011 were 77.59% in which, male and female literacy were 83.05% and 71.72% respectively. Total literate in Purbasthali - I Block were 143,651 of which male and female were 79,634 and 64,017 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Purbasthali - I Block

The Sex Ratio of Purbasthali - I Block is 934 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 934 females in Purbasthali - I Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 961 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 934 ) of Purbasthali - I Block.


Child Population - Purbasthali - I Block

According to Census 2011, there were 21,828 children between age 0 to 6 years in Purbasthali - I Block. Out of which 21,828 were male while 21,828 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Purbasthali - I Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 12,564 families under Purbasthali - I Block living in urban areas while 12,564 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 25.7% of total population of Purbasthali - I Block lives in Urban areas while 74.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,673 while that in rural region is 16,155.

Total Urban Rural
Population 206,977 53,274 153,703
Children (0 - 6 years) 21,828 5,673 16,155
Schedule Caste 52,705 6,057 46,648
Schedule Tribe 7,608 535 7,073
Literacy 77.59% 78.27% 77.35%
Sex Ratio 934 933 934

Working Population - Purbasthali - I Block

In Purbasthali - I Block out of total population, 84,124 were engaged in work activities. 83.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 84,124 workers engaged in Main Work, 9,047 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 18,329 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 70,018 58,331 11,687
Cultivators 9,047 8,841 206
Agriculture Labourer 18,329 16,659 1,670
Household Industries 15,481 10,249 5,232
Other Workers 27,161 22,582 4,579
Marginal Workers 14,106 7,838 6,268
Non Working 122,853 40,853 82,000

Purbasthali - I Block Map


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