Sahibganj Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Sahibganj district, Jharkhand

Sahibganj Block of Sahibganj district has total population of 162,120 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 85,724 are males while 76,396 are females. In 2011 there were total 30,599 families residing in Sahibganj Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Sahibganj Block is 891.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 54.4% people lives in Urban areas while 45.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.2% while that in the rural areas is 56.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sahibganj Block is 899 while that of Rural areas is 882.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sahibganj Block is 28416 which is 18% of the total population. There are 14745 male children and 13671 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sahibganj Block is 927 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 891 ) of Sahibganj Block.

The total literacy rate of Sahibganj Block is 69.21%. The male literacy rate is 63.03% and the female literacy rate is 50.41% in Sahibganj Block.

Population
162,120
Literacy
69.21%
Sex Ratio
891

To facilitate the administration, Sahibganj Block is further divided into 1 town and 32 villages.

Sahibganj Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 28,416 14,745 13,671
Literacy 69.21% 63.03% 50.41%
Scheduled Caste 16,426 8,697 7,729
Scheduled Tribe 14,058 7,367 6,691
Illiterate 69,577 31,690 37,887

Caste-wise Population - Sahibganj Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 8.7% of total population in Sahibganj Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 16,426 8,697 7,729
Schedule Tribe 14,058 7,367 6,691

Religion-wise Population - Sahibganj Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 121,605 (75.01%) 64,577 57,028
Muslim 38,745 (23.9%) 20,263 18,482
Christian 1,063 (0.66%) 522 541
Sikh 110 (0.07%) 53 57
Buddhist 18 (0.01%) 10 8
Jain 18 (0.01%) 9 9
Other Religion 356 (0.22%) 181 175
No Religion Specified 205 (0.13%) 109 96

Literacy Rate - Sahibganj Block

Average literacy rate of Sahibganj Block in 2011 were 69.21% in which, male and female literacy were 76.13% and 61.39% respectively. Total literate in Sahibganj Block were 92,543 of which male and female were 54,034 and 38,509 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Sahibganj Block

The Sex Ratio of Sahibganj Block is 891 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 891 females in Sahibganj Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 927 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 891 ) of Sahibganj Block.


Child Population - Sahibganj Block

According to Census 2011, there were 28,416 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sahibganj Block. Out of which 28,416 were male while 28,416 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Sahibganj Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 17,076 families under Sahibganj Block living in urban areas while 17,076 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 54.4% of total population of Sahibganj Block lives in Urban areas while 45.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 12,262 while that in rural region is 16,154.

Total Urban Rural
Population 162,120 88,214 73,906
Children (0 - 6 years) 28,416 12,262 16,154
Schedule Caste 16,426 11,105 5,321
Schedule Tribe 14,058 5,306 8,752
Literacy 69.21% 79.21% 56.07%
Sex Ratio 891 899 882

Working Population - Sahibganj Block

In Sahibganj Block out of total population, 49,997 were engaged in work activities. 76.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 49,997 workers engaged in Main Work, 3,444 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9,274 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 38,070 32,669 5,401
Cultivators 3,444 3,025 419
Agriculture Labourer 9,274 7,602 1,672
Household Industries 1,244 842 402
Other Workers 24,108 21,200 2,908
Marginal Workers 11,927 5,876 6,051
Non Working 112,123 47,179 64,944

Sahibganj Block Map


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