Purulia - I Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Puruliya district, West Bengal

Purulia - I Block of Puruliya district has total population of 151,188 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 77,858 are males while 73,330 are females. In 2011 there were total 28,228 families residing in Purulia - I Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Purulia - I Block is 942.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 3.8% people lives in Urban areas while 96.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 69.4% while that in the rural areas is 64.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Purulia - I Block is 908 while that of Rural areas is 943.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Purulia - I Block is 21984 which is 15% of the total population. There are 11381 male children and 10603 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Purulia - I Block is 932 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 942 ) of Purulia - I Block.

The total literacy rate of Purulia - I Block is 64.77%. The male literacy rate is 66.91% and the female literacy rate is 43.08% in Purulia - I Block.

Population
151,188
Literacy
64.77%
Sex Ratio
942

To facilitate the administration, Purulia - I Block is further divided into 1 town and 114 villages.

Purulia - I Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 21,984 11,381 10,603
Literacy 64.77% 66.91% 43.08%
Scheduled Caste 25,938 13,351 12,587
Scheduled Tribe 12,655 6,439 6,216
Illiterate 67,500 25,763 41,737

Caste-wise Population - Purulia - I Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 8.4% of total population in Purulia - I Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 25,938 13,351 12,587
Schedule Tribe 12,655 6,439 6,216

Religion-wise Population - Purulia - I Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 126,796 (83.87%) 65,378 61,418
Muslim 10,745 (7.11%) 5,540 5,205
Christian 1,206 (0.8%) 601 605
Sikh 24 (0.02%) 13 11
Buddhist 13 (0.01%) 10 3
Jain 6 (0%) 2 4
Other Religion 11,803 (7.81%) 6,019 5,784
No Religion Specified 595 (0.39%) 295 300

Literacy Rate - Purulia - I Block

Average literacy rate of Purulia - I Block in 2011 were 64.77% in which, male and female literacy were 78.37% and 50.37% respectively. Total literate in Purulia - I Block were 83,688 of which male and female were 52,095 and 31,593 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Purulia - I Block

The Sex Ratio of Purulia - I Block is 942 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 942 females in Purulia - I Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 932 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 942 ) of Purulia - I Block.


Child Population - Purulia - I Block

According to Census 2011, there were 21,984 children between age 0 to 6 years in Purulia - I Block. Out of which 21,984 were male while 21,984 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Purulia - I Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,061 families under Purulia - I Block living in urban areas while 1,061 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 3.8% of total population of Purulia - I Block lives in Urban areas while 96.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 696 while that in rural region is 21,288.

Total Urban Rural
Population 151,188 5,694 145,494
Children (0 - 6 years) 21,984 696 21,288
Schedule Caste 25,938 2,659 23,279
Schedule Tribe 12,655 0 12,655
Literacy 64.77% 69.45% 64.58%
Sex Ratio 942 908 943

Working Population - Purulia - I Block

In Purulia - I Block out of total population, 61,470 were engaged in work activities. 45.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 54.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 61,470 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,938 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,015 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 27,753 23,289 4,464
Cultivators 7,938 7,054 884
Agriculture Labourer 5,015 3,613 1,402
Household Industries 936 609 327
Other Workers 13,864 12,013 1,851
Marginal Workers 33,717 17,040 16,677
Non Working 89,718 37,529 52,189

Purulia - I Block Map


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