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.
To facilitate the administration, Shella Bholaganj Block is further divided into 1 town and 139 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Shella Bholaganj Block.
|Children (Age 0-6)||10,170||5,162||5,008|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 82.4% of total population in Shella Bholaganj Block of .
|No Religion Specified||106||(0.2%)||53||53|
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||10,170||1,871||8,299|
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.