Rajganj Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal

Rajganj Block of Jalpaiguri district has total population of 373,776 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 193,185 are males while 180,591 are females. In 2011 there were total 82,038 families residing in Rajganj Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Rajganj Block is 935.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 49% people lives in Urban areas while 51% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 71.5% while that in the rural areas is 72.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Rajganj Block is 947 while that of Rural areas is 923.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Rajganj Block is 48038 which is 13% of the total population. There are 24637 male children and 23401 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Rajganj Block is 950 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 935 ) of Rajganj Block.

The total literacy rate of Rajganj Block is 72.08%. The male literacy rate is 68.51% and the female literacy rate is 56.73% in Rajganj Block.

Population
373,776
Literacy
72.08%
Sex Ratio
935

To facilitate the administration, Rajganj Block is further divided into 3 towns and 26 villages.

Rajganj Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 48,038 24,637 23,401
Literacy 72.08% 68.51% 56.73%
Scheduled Caste 185,246 95,442 89,804
Scheduled Tribe 15,386 7,848 7,538
Illiterate 138,977 60,837 78,140

Caste-wise Population - Rajganj Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 49.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.1% of total population in Rajganj Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 185,246 95,442 89,804
Schedule Tribe 15,386 7,848 7,538

Religion-wise Population - Rajganj Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 295,907 (79.17%) 153,287 142,620
Muslim 72,333 (19.35%) 37,059 35,274
Christian 3,976 (1.06%) 2,043 1,933
Sikh 142 (0.04%) 95 47
Buddhist 846 (0.23%) 406 440
Jain 32 (0.01%) 17 15
Other Religion 29 (0.01%) 16 13
No Religion Specified 511 (0.14%) 262 249

Literacy Rate - Rajganj Block

Average literacy rate of Rajganj Block in 2011 were 72.08% in which, male and female literacy were 78.52% and 65.18% respectively. Total literate in Rajganj Block were 234,799 of which male and female were 132,348 and 102,451 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Rajganj Block

The Sex Ratio of Rajganj Block is 935 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 935 females in Rajganj Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 950 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 935 ) of Rajganj Block.


Child Population - Rajganj Block

According to Census 2011, there were 48,038 children between age 0 to 6 years in Rajganj Block. Out of which 48,038 were male while 48,038 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Rajganj Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 40,894 families under Rajganj Block living in urban areas while 40,894 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 49% of total population of Rajganj Block lives in Urban areas while 51% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 23,833 while that in rural region is 24,205.

Total Urban Rural
Population 373,776 183,131 190,645
Children (0 - 6 years) 48,038 23,833 24,205
Schedule Caste 185,246 94,216 91,030
Schedule Tribe 15,386 2,191 13,195
Literacy 72.08% 71.52% 72.62%
Sex Ratio 935 947 923

Working Population - Rajganj Block

In Rajganj Block out of total population, 140,212 were engaged in work activities. 79.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 140,212 workers engaged in Main Work, 12,037 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 13,041 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 111,956 94,407 17,549
Cultivators 12,037 11,031 1,006
Agriculture Labourer 13,041 10,540 2,501
Household Industries 3,013 2,307 706
Other Workers 83,865 70,529 13,336
Marginal Workers 28,256 13,515 14,741
Non Working 233,564 85,263 148,301

Rajganj Block Map


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