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.
To facilitate the administration, Purulia - I Block is further divided into 1 town and 114 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Purulia - I Block.
|Children (Age 0-6)||21,984||11,381||10,603|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 8.4% of total population in Purulia - I Block of .
|No Religion Specified||595||(0.39%)||295||300|
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||21,984||696||21,288|
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.