Samastipur Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Samastipur district, Bihar

Samastipur Block of Samastipur district has total population of 346,109 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 182,684 are males while 163,425 are females. In 2011 there were total 67,323 families residing in Samastipur Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Samastipur Block is 895.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 23.1% people lives in Urban areas while 76.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.7% while that in the rural areas is 67.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Samastipur Block is 903 while that of Rural areas is 892.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Samastipur Block is 58098 which is 17% of the total population. There are 30271 male children and 27827 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Samastipur Block is 919 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 895 ) of Samastipur Block.

The total literacy rate of Samastipur Block is 71.64%. The male literacy rate is 66.2% and the female literacy rate is 52.24% in Samastipur Block.

Population
346,109
Literacy
71.64%
Sex Ratio
895

To facilitate the administration, Samastipur Block is further divided into 4 towns and 95 villages.

Samastipur Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 58,098 30,271 27,827
Literacy 71.64% 66.2% 52.24%
Scheduled Caste 68,349 35,657 32,692
Scheduled Tribe 599 310 289
Illiterate 139,792 61,743 78,049

Caste-wise Population - Samastipur Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Samastipur Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 68,349 35,657 32,692
Schedule Tribe 599 310 289

Religion-wise Population - Samastipur Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 294,661 (85.14%) 155,873 138,788
Muslim 50,163 (14.49%) 26,181 23,982
Christian 499 (0.14%) 228 271
Sikh 253 (0.07%) 133 120
Buddhist 135 (0.04%) 75 60
Jain 74 (0.02%) 38 36
Other Religion 19 (0.01%) 9 10
No Religion Specified 305 (0.09%) 147 158

Literacy Rate - Samastipur Block

Average literacy rate of Samastipur Block in 2011 were 71.64% in which, male and female literacy were 79.35% and 62.96% respectively. Total literate in Samastipur Block were 206,317 of which male and female were 120,941 and 85,376 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Samastipur Block

The Sex Ratio of Samastipur Block is 895 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 895 females in Samastipur Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 919 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 895 ) of Samastipur Block.


Child Population - Samastipur Block

According to Census 2011, there were 58,098 children between age 0 to 6 years in Samastipur Block. Out of which 58,098 were male while 58,098 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Samastipur Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 15,475 families under Samastipur Block living in urban areas while 15,475 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 23.1% of total population of Samastipur Block lives in Urban areas while 76.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 10,420 while that in rural region is 47,678.

Total Urban Rural
Population 346,109 79,830 266,279
Children (0 - 6 years) 58,098 10,420 47,678
Schedule Caste 68,349 11,938 56,411
Schedule Tribe 599 429 170
Literacy 71.64% 84.68% 67.49%
Sex Ratio 895 903 892

Working Population - Samastipur Block

In Samastipur Block out of total population, 98,406 were engaged in work activities. 77.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 98,406 workers engaged in Main Work, 11,141 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 21,549 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 76,287 66,941 9,346
Cultivators 11,141 10,118 1,023
Agriculture Labourer 21,549 18,828 2,721
Household Industries 2,533 1,908 625
Other Workers 41,064 36,087 4,977
Marginal Workers 22,119 15,600 6,519
Non Working 247,703 100,143 147,560

Samastipur Block Map


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