Shahpur Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Bhojpur district, Bihar

Shahpur Block of Bhojpur district has total population of 212,253 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 111,884 are males while 100,369 are females. In 2011 there were total 30,111 families residing in Shahpur Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Shahpur Block is 897.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.4% people lives in Urban areas while 91.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 70.3% while that in the rural areas is 70%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Shahpur Block is 935 while that of Rural areas is 894.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shahpur Block is 34806 which is 16% of the total population. There are 18211 male children and 16595 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shahpur Block is 911 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 897 ) of Shahpur Block.

The total literacy rate of Shahpur Block is 70.01%. The male literacy rate is 67.57% and the female literacy rate is 48.46% in Shahpur Block.

Population
212,253
Literacy
70.01%
Sex Ratio
897

To facilitate the administration, Shahpur Block is further divided into 1 town and 137 villages.

Shahpur Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 34,806 18,211 16,595
Literacy 70.01% 67.57% 48.46%
Scheduled Caste 31,250 16,450 14,800
Scheduled Tribe 3,831 2,035 1,796
Illiterate 88,016 36,288 51,728

Caste-wise Population - Shahpur Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.8% of total population in Shahpur Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 31,250 16,450 14,800
Schedule Tribe 3,831 2,035 1,796

Religion-wise Population - Shahpur Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 204,980 (96.57%) 108,248 96,732
Muslim 5,426 (2.56%) 2,711 2,715
Christian 139 (0.07%) 66 73
Sikh 28 (0.01%) 8 20
Buddhist 124 (0.06%) 67 57
Jain 68 (0.03%) 35 33
Other Religion 3 (0%) 1 2
No Religion Specified 1,485 (0.7%) 748 737

Literacy Rate - Shahpur Block

Average literacy rate of Shahpur Block in 2011 were 70.01% in which, male and female literacy were 80.7% and 58.06% respectively. Total literate in Shahpur Block were 124,237 of which male and female were 75,596 and 48,641 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Shahpur Block

The Sex Ratio of Shahpur Block is 897 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 897 females in Shahpur Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 911 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 897 ) of Shahpur Block.


Child Population - Shahpur Block

According to Census 2011, there were 34,806 children between age 0 to 6 years in Shahpur Block. Out of which 34,806 were male while 34,806 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Shahpur Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,734 families under Shahpur Block living in urban areas while 2,734 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 8.4% of total population of Shahpur Block lives in Urban areas while 91.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,809 while that in rural region is 31,997.

Total Urban Rural
Population 212,253 17,767 194,486
Children (0 - 6 years) 34,806 2,809 31,997
Schedule Caste 31,250 2,348 28,902
Schedule Tribe 3,831 135 3,696
Literacy 70.01% 70.34% 69.98%
Sex Ratio 897 935 894

Working Population - Shahpur Block

In Shahpur Block out of total population, 66,074 were engaged in work activities. 53.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 66,074 workers engaged in Main Work, 8,265 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 12,893 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 35,118 28,165 6,953
Cultivators 8,265 7,068 1,197
Agriculture Labourer 12,893 10,632 2,261
Household Industries 2,939 1,898 1,041
Other Workers 11,021 8,567 2,454
Marginal Workers 30,956 20,548 10,408
Non Working 146,179 63,171 83,008

Shahpur Block Map


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