Salanpur Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Barddhaman district, West Bengal

Salanpur Block of Barddhaman district has total population of 163,057 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 83,796 are males while 79,261 are females. In 2011 there were total 35,182 families residing in Salanpur Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Salanpur Block is 946.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 37.8% people lives in Urban areas while 62.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.7% while that in the rural areas is 71.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Salanpur Block is 950 while that of Rural areas is 944.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Salanpur Block is 17118 which is 10% of the total population. There are 8880 male children and 8238 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Salanpur Block is 928 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 946 ) of Salanpur Block.

The total literacy rate of Salanpur Block is 78.76%. The male literacy rate is 77% and the female literacy rate is 63.61% in Salanpur Block.

Population
163,057
Literacy
78.76%
Sex Ratio
946

To facilitate the administration, Salanpur Block is further divided into 2 towns and 75 villages.

Salanpur Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 17,118 8,880 8,238
Literacy 78.76% 77% 63.61%
Scheduled Caste 39,294 20,069 19,225
Scheduled Tribe 17,084 8,440 8,644
Illiterate 48,117 19,276 28,841

Caste-wise Population - Salanpur Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 10.5% of total population in Salanpur Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 39,294 20,069 19,225
Schedule Tribe 17,084 8,440 8,644

Religion-wise Population - Salanpur Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 153,776 (94.31%) 79,045 74,731
Muslim 5,825 (3.57%) 3,055 2,770
Christian 1,816 (1.11%) 897 919
Sikh 379 (0.23%) 198 181
Buddhist 56 (0.03%) 22 34
Jain 74 (0.05%) 34 40
Other Religion 952 (0.58%) 453 499
No Religion Specified 179 (0.11%) 92 87

Literacy Rate - Salanpur Block

Average literacy rate of Salanpur Block in 2011 were 78.76% in which, male and female literacy were 86.12% and 70.99% respectively. Total literate in Salanpur Block were 114,940 of which male and female were 64,520 and 50,420 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Salanpur Block

The Sex Ratio of Salanpur Block is 946 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 946 females in Salanpur Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 928 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 946 ) of Salanpur Block.


Child Population - Salanpur Block

According to Census 2011, there were 17,118 children between age 0 to 6 years in Salanpur Block. Out of which 17,118 were male while 17,118 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Salanpur Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 14,842 families under Salanpur Block living in urban areas while 14,842 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 37.8% of total population of Salanpur Block lives in Urban areas while 62.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,632 while that in rural region is 12,486.

Total Urban Rural
Population 163,057 61,697 101,360
Children (0 - 6 years) 17,118 4,632 12,486
Schedule Caste 39,294 9,833 29,461
Schedule Tribe 17,084 3,828 13,256
Literacy 78.76% 90.74% 71.07%
Sex Ratio 946 950 944

Working Population - Salanpur Block

In Salanpur Block out of total population, 51,058 were engaged in work activities. 76.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 51,058 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,370 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,244 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 39,278 34,446 4,832
Cultivators 1,370 1,161 209
Agriculture Labourer 1,244 1,079 165
Household Industries 626 507 119
Other Workers 36,038 31,699 4,339
Marginal Workers 11,780 8,856 2,924
Non Working 111,999 40,494 71,505

Salanpur Block Map


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