Shella Bholaganj Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya

Shella Bholaganj Block of East Khasi Hills district has total population of 54,039 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 27,251 are males while 26,788 are females. In 2011 there were total 10,661 families residing in Shella Bholaganj Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Shella Bholaganj Block is 983.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 21.7% people lives in Urban areas while 78.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92.6% while that in the rural areas is 71.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Shella Bholaganj Block is 1,088 while that of Rural areas is 956.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shella Bholaganj Block is 10170 which is 19% of the total population. There are 5162 male children and 5008 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shella Bholaganj Block is 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 983 ) of Shella Bholaganj Block.

The total literacy rate of Shella Bholaganj Block is 76.56%. The male literacy rate is 63.26% and the female literacy rate is 61.02% in Shella Bholaganj Block.

Population
54,039
Literacy
76.56%
Sex Ratio
983

To facilitate the administration, Shella Bholaganj Block is further divided into 1 town and 139 villages.

Shella Bholaganj Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 10,170 5,162 5,008
Literacy 76.56% 63.26% 61.02%
Scheduled Caste 2,226 1,119 1,107
Scheduled Tribe 44,535 22,205 22,330
Illiterate 20,454 10,013 10,441

Caste-wise Population - Shella Bholaganj Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 82.4% of total population in Shella Bholaganj Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 2,226 1,119 1,107
Schedule Tribe 44,535 22,205 22,330

Religion-wise Population - Shella Bholaganj Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 10,875 (20.12%) 5,745 5,130
Muslim 450 (0.83%) 266 184
Christian 33,248 (61.53%) 16,339 16,909
Sikh 20 (0.04%) 15 5
Buddhist 25 (0.05%) 16 9
Jain 1 (0%) 0 1
Other Religion 9,314 (17.24%) 4,817 4,497
No Religion Specified 106 (0.2%) 53 53

Literacy Rate - Shella Bholaganj Block

Average literacy rate of Shella Bholaganj Block in 2011 were 76.56% in which, male and female literacy were 78.04% and 75.06% respectively. Total literate in Shella Bholaganj Block were 33,585 of which male and female were 17,238 and 16,347 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Shella Bholaganj Block

The Sex Ratio of Shella Bholaganj Block is 983 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 983 females in Shella Bholaganj Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 983 ) of Shella Bholaganj Block.


Child Population - Shella Bholaganj Block

According to Census 2011, there were 10,170 children between age 0 to 6 years in Shella Bholaganj Block. Out of which 10,170 were male while 10,170 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Shella Bholaganj Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,252 families under Shella Bholaganj Block living in urban areas while 2,252 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 21.7% of total population of Shella Bholaganj Block lives in Urban areas while 78.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,871 while that in rural region is 8,299.

Total Urban Rural
Population 54,039 11,722 42,317
Children (0 - 6 years) 10,170 1,871 8,299
Schedule Caste 2,226 49 2,177
Schedule Tribe 44,535 11,262 33,273
Literacy 76.56% 92.59% 71.91%
Sex Ratio 983 1,088 956

Working Population - Shella Bholaganj Block

In Shella Bholaganj Block out of total population, 19,135 were engaged in work activities. 80.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 19,135 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,711 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,559 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 15,467 11,336 4,131
Cultivators 1,711 1,248 463
Agriculture Labourer 2,559 1,945 614
Household Industries 84 61 23
Other Workers 11,113 8,082 3,031
Marginal Workers 3,668 1,936 1,732
Non Working 34,904 13,979 20,925

Shella Bholaganj Block Map


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