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

Purulia - II Block of Puruliya district has total population of 169,488 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 86,462 are males while 83,026 are females. In 2011 there were total 31,749 families residing in Purulia - II Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Purulia - II Block is 960.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.9% people lives in Urban areas while 93.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 61.2% while that in the rural areas is 63.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Purulia - II Block is 947 while that of Rural areas is 961.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Purulia - II Block is 25437 which is 15% of the total population. There are 12979 male children and 12458 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Purulia - II Block is 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 960 ) of Purulia - II Block.

The total literacy rate of Purulia - II Block is 63.39%. The male literacy rate is 65.2% and the female literacy rate is 42.08% in Purulia - II Block.

Population
169,488
Literacy
63.39%
Sex Ratio
960

To facilitate the administration, Purulia - II Block is further divided into 2 towns and 114 villages.

Purulia - II Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 25,437 12,979 12,458
Literacy 63.39% 65.2% 42.08%
Scheduled Caste 46,039 23,592 22,447
Scheduled Tribe 8,213 4,145 4,068
Illiterate 78,174 30,085 48,089

Caste-wise Population - Purulia - II Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.8% of total population in Purulia - II Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 46,039 23,592 22,447
Schedule Tribe 8,213 4,145 4,068

Religion-wise Population - Purulia - II Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 141,656 (83.58%) 72,266 69,390
Muslim 27,027 (15.95%) 13,776 13,251
Christian 77 (0.05%) 35 42
Sikh 24 (0.01%) 12 12
Buddhist 13 (0.01%) 6 7
Jain 10 (0.01%) 6 4
Other Religion 326 (0.19%) 171 155
No Religion Specified 355 (0.21%) 190 165

Literacy Rate - Purulia - II Block

Average literacy rate of Purulia - II Block in 2011 were 63.39% in which, male and female literacy were 76.72% and 49.51% respectively. Total literate in Purulia - II Block were 91,314 of which male and female were 56,377 and 34,937 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Purulia - II Block

The Sex Ratio of Purulia - II Block is 960 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 960 females in Purulia - II Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 960 ) of Purulia - II Block.


Child Population - Purulia - II Block

According to Census 2011, there were 25,437 children between age 0 to 6 years in Purulia - II Block. Out of which 25,437 were male while 25,437 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Purulia - II Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,197 families under Purulia - II Block living in urban areas while 2,197 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 6.9% of total population of Purulia - II Block lives in Urban areas while 93.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,719 while that in rural region is 23,718.

Total Urban Rural
Population 169,488 11,626 157,862
Children (0 - 6 years) 25,437 1,719 23,718
Schedule Caste 46,039 4,289 41,750
Schedule Tribe 8,213 117 8,096
Literacy 63.39% 61.25% 63.55%
Sex Ratio 960 947 961

Working Population - Purulia - II Block

In Purulia - II Block out of total population, 70,212 were engaged in work activities. 44.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 55.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 70,212 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,560 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,911 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 31,296 26,122 5,174
Cultivators 7,560 6,773 787
Agriculture Labourer 5,911 4,485 1,426
Household Industries 1,858 1,035 823
Other Workers 15,967 13,829 2,138
Marginal Workers 38,916 19,467 19,449
Non Working 99,276 40,873 58,403

Purulia - II Block Map


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