Rajarhat Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - North Twenty Four Parganas district, West Bengal

Rajarhat Block of North Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 189,893 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 97,623 are males while 92,270 are females. In 2011 there were total 42,910 families residing in Rajarhat Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Rajarhat Block is 945.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 52.8% people lives in Urban areas while 47.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.2% while that in the rural areas is 81.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Rajarhat Block is 947 while that of Rural areas is 943.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Rajarhat Block is 22003 which is 12% of the total population. There are 11369 male children and 10634 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Rajarhat Block is 935 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 945 ) of Rajarhat Block.

The total literacy rate of Rajarhat Block is 83.13%. The male literacy rate is 77.09% and the female literacy rate is 69.7% in Rajarhat Block.

Population
189,893
Literacy
83.13%
Sex Ratio
945

To facilitate the administration, Rajarhat Block is further divided into 9 towns and 31 villages.

Rajarhat Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 22,003 11,369 10,634
Literacy 83.13% 77.09% 69.7%
Scheduled Caste 66,551 34,209 32,342
Scheduled Tribe 1,174 592 582
Illiterate 50,322 22,365 27,957

Caste-wise Population - Rajarhat Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Rajarhat Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 66,551 34,209 32,342
Schedule Tribe 1,174 592 582

Religion-wise Population - Rajarhat Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 112,824 (59.41%) 58,038 54,786
Muslim 75,753 (39.89%) 38,948 36,805
Christian 696 (0.37%) 357 339
Sikh 87 (0.05%) 43 44
Buddhist 88 (0.05%) 51 37
Jain 21 (0.01%) 8 13
Other Religion 8 (0%) 5 3
No Religion Specified 416 (0.22%) 173 243

Literacy Rate - Rajarhat Block

Average literacy rate of Rajarhat Block in 2011 were 83.13% in which, male and female literacy were 87.25% and 78.78% respectively. Total literate in Rajarhat Block were 139,571 of which male and female were 75,258 and 64,313 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Rajarhat Block

The Sex Ratio of Rajarhat Block is 945 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 945 females in Rajarhat Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 935 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 945 ) of Rajarhat Block.


Child Population - Rajarhat Block

According to Census 2011, there were 22,003 children between age 0 to 6 years in Rajarhat Block. Out of which 22,003 were male while 22,003 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Rajarhat Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 23,000 families under Rajarhat Block living in urban areas while 23,000 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 52.8% of total population of Rajarhat Block lives in Urban areas while 47.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 11,620 while that in rural region is 10,383.

Total Urban Rural
Population 189,893 100,286 89,607
Children (0 - 6 years) 22,003 11,620 10,383
Schedule Caste 66,551 30,653 35,898
Schedule Tribe 1,174 818 356
Literacy 83.13% 84.21% 81.93%
Sex Ratio 945 947 943

Working Population - Rajarhat Block

In Rajarhat Block out of total population, 63,601 were engaged in work activities. 90.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 63,601 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,798 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,473 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 57,828 50,688 7,140
Cultivators 2,798 2,673 125
Agriculture Labourer 2,473 2,348 125
Household Industries 1,653 1,210 443
Other Workers 50,904 44,457 6,447
Marginal Workers 5,773 4,234 1,539
Non Working 126,292 42,701 83,591

Rajarhat Block Map


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