Raniganj Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Araria district, Bihar

Raniganj Block of Araria district has total population of 398,977 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 207,079 are males while 191,898 are females. In 2011 there were total 81,327 families residing in Raniganj Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Raniganj Block is 927.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Raniganj Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 49.7% and the sex ratio of Raniganj Block is 927.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Raniganj Block is 83836 which is 21% of the total population. There are 42781 male children and 41055 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Raniganj Block is 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 927 ) of Raniganj Block.

The total literacy rate of Raniganj Block is 49.69%. The male literacy rate is 46.01% and the female literacy rate is 31.96% in Raniganj Block.

Population
398,977
Literacy
49.69%
Sex Ratio
927

To facilitate the administration, Raniganj Block is further divided into 89 villages.

Raniganj Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 83,836 42,781 41,055
Literacy 49.69% 46.01% 31.96%
Scheduled Caste 87,098 45,139 41,959
Scheduled Tribe 18,102 9,149 8,953
Illiterate 242,381 111,811 130,570

Caste-wise Population - Raniganj Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.5% of total population in Raniganj Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 87,098 45,139 41,959
Schedule Tribe 18,102 9,149 8,953

Religion-wise Population - Raniganj Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 275,646 (69.09%) 143,655 131,991
Muslim 120,902 (30.3%) 62,177 58,725
Christian 1,554 (0.39%) 803 751
Sikh 47 (0.01%) 28 19
Buddhist 18 (0%) 11 7
Jain 11 (0%) 4 7
Other Religion 6 (0%) 4 2
No Religion Specified 793 (0.2%) 397 396

Literacy Rate - Raniganj Block

Average literacy rate of Raniganj Block in 2011 were 49.69% in which, male and female literacy were 57.98% and 40.66% respectively. Total literate in Raniganj Block were 156,596 of which male and female were 95,268 and 61,328 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Raniganj Block

The Sex Ratio of Raniganj Block is 927 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 927 females in Raniganj Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 927 ) of Raniganj Block.


Child Population - Raniganj Block

According to Census 2011, there were 83,836 children between age 0 to 6 years in Raniganj Block. Out of which 83,836 were male while 83,836 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Raniganj Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Raniganj Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Raniganj Block lives in Urban areas while 100% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 0 while that in rural region is 83,836.

Total Urban Rural
Population 398,977 0 398,977
Children (0 - 6 years) 83,836 0 83,836
Schedule Caste 87,098 0 87,098
Schedule Tribe 18,102 0 18,102
Literacy 49.69% - 49.69%
Sex Ratio 927 - 927

Working Population - Raniganj Block

In Raniganj Block out of total population, 165,065 were engaged in work activities. 70.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 165,065 workers engaged in Main Work, 28,050 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 76,318 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 115,654 81,356 34,298
Cultivators 28,050 23,232 4,818
Agriculture Labourer 76,318 50,393 25,925
Household Industries 1,639 947 692
Other Workers 9,647 6,784 2,863
Marginal Workers 49,411 20,632 28,779
Non Working 233,912 105,091 128,821

Raniganj Block Map


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