Santuri Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Puruliya district, West Bengal

Santuri Block of Puruliya district has total population of 78,515 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 40,085 are males while 38,430 are females. In 2011 there were total 15,116 families residing in Santuri Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Santuri Block is 959.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.6% people lives in Urban areas while 92.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 51.4% while that in the rural areas is 65.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Santuri Block is 919 while that of Rural areas is 962.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Santuri Block is 10548 which is 13% of the total population. There are 5369 male children and 5179 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Santuri Block is 965 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 959 ) of Santuri Block.

The total literacy rate of Santuri Block is 64.15%. The male literacy rate is 66.1% and the female literacy rate is 44.52% in Santuri Block.

Population
78,515
Literacy
64.15%
Sex Ratio
959

To facilitate the administration, Santuri Block is further divided into 1 town and 103 villages.

Santuri Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 10,548 5,369 5,179
Literacy 64.15% 66.1% 44.52%
Scheduled Caste 20,091 10,254 9,837
Scheduled Tribe 25,083 12,532 12,551
Illiterate 34,911 13,590 21,321

Caste-wise Population - Santuri Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 31.9% of total population in Santuri Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 20,091 10,254 9,837
Schedule Tribe 25,083 12,532 12,551

Religion-wise Population - Santuri Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 55,510 (70.7%) 28,485 27,025
Muslim 6,282 (8%) 3,296 2,986
Christian 208 (0.26%) 105 103
Sikh 4 (0.01%) 3 1
Buddhist 5 (0.01%) 3 2
Jain 2 (0%) 0 2
Other Religion 16,100 (20.51%) 8,005 8,095
No Religion Specified 404 (0.51%) 188 216

Literacy Rate - Santuri Block

Average literacy rate of Santuri Block in 2011 were 64.15% in which, male and female literacy were 76.32% and 51.45% respectively. Total literate in Santuri Block were 43,604 of which male and female were 26,495 and 17,109 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Santuri Block

The Sex Ratio of Santuri Block is 959 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 959 females in Santuri Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 965 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 959 ) of Santuri Block.


Child Population - Santuri Block

According to Census 2011, there were 10,548 children between age 0 to 6 years in Santuri Block. Out of which 10,548 were male while 10,548 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Santuri Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 867 families under Santuri Block living in urban areas while 867 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 7.6% of total population of Santuri Block lives in Urban areas while 92.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,314 while that in rural region is 9,234.

Total Urban Rural
Population 78,515 5,929 72,586
Children (0 - 6 years) 10,548 1,314 9,234
Schedule Caste 20,091 312 19,779
Schedule Tribe 25,083 0 25,083
Literacy 64.15% 51.38% 65.09%
Sex Ratio 959 919 962

Working Population - Santuri Block

In Santuri Block out of total population, 29,483 were engaged in work activities. 51.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 48.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 29,483 workers engaged in Main Work, 3,551 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,545 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 15,284 12,982 2,302
Cultivators 3,551 3,211 340
Agriculture Labourer 2,545 1,749 796
Household Industries 571 346 225
Other Workers 8,617 7,676 941
Marginal Workers 14,199 8,574 5,625
Non Working 49,032 18,529 30,503

Santuri Block Map


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