Shikaripara Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dumka district, Jharkhand

Shikaripara Block of Dumka district has total population of 131,464 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 65,723 are males while 65,741 are females. In 2011 there were total 27,609 families residing in Shikaripara Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Shikaripara Block is 1,000.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Shikaripara Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 57.1% and the sex ratio of Shikaripara Block is 1,000.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shikaripara Block is 22931 which is 17% of the total population. There are 11650 male children and 11281 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shikaripara Block is 968 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,000 ) of Shikaripara Block.

The total literacy rate of Shikaripara Block is 57.1%. The male literacy rate is 56.35% and the female literacy rate is 37.92% in Shikaripara Block.

Population
131,464
Literacy
57.1%
Sex Ratio
1,000

To facilitate the administration, Shikaripara Block is further divided into 261 villages.

Shikaripara Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 22,931 11,650 11,281
Literacy 57.1% 56.35% 37.92%
Scheduled Caste 5,035 2,545 2,490
Scheduled Tribe 79,522 39,143 40,379
Illiterate 69,496 28,686 40,810

Caste-wise Population - Shikaripara Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 60.5% of total population in Shikaripara Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,035 2,545 2,490
Schedule Tribe 79,522 39,143 40,379

Religion-wise Population - Shikaripara Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 76,412 (58.12%) 38,288 38,124
Muslim 25,769 (19.6%) 13,154 12,615
Christian 17,902 (13.62%) 8,623 9,279
Sikh 18 (0.01%) 9 9
Buddhist 27 (0.02%) 14 13
Jain 8 (0.01%) 4 4
Other Religion 10,926 (8.31%) 5,450 5,476
No Religion Specified 402 (0.31%) 181 221

Literacy Rate - Shikaripara Block

Average literacy rate of Shikaripara Block in 2011 were 57.1% in which, male and female literacy were 68.49% and 45.78% respectively. Total literate in Shikaripara Block were 61,968 of which male and female were 37,037 and 24,931 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Shikaripara Block

The Sex Ratio of Shikaripara Block is 1,000 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,000 females in Shikaripara Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 968 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,000 ) of Shikaripara Block.


Child Population - Shikaripara Block

According to Census 2011, there were 22,931 children between age 0 to 6 years in Shikaripara Block. Out of which 22,931 were male while 22,931 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Shikaripara Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Shikaripara Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Shikaripara Block lives in Urban areas while 100% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 0 while that in rural region is 22,931.

Total Urban Rural
Population 131,464 0 131,464
Children (0 - 6 years) 22,931 0 22,931
Schedule Caste 5,035 0 5,035
Schedule Tribe 79,522 0 79,522
Literacy 57.1% - 57.1%
Sex Ratio 1,000 - 1,000

Working Population - Shikaripara Block

In Shikaripara Block out of total population, 57,175 were engaged in work activities. 45.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 54.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 57,175 workers engaged in Main Work, 9,735 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,269 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 26,199 19,126 7,073
Cultivators 9,735 7,174 2,561
Agriculture Labourer 6,269 4,148 2,121
Household Industries 397 306 91
Other Workers 9,798 7,498 2,300
Marginal Workers 30,976 16,347 14,629
Non Working 74,289 30,250 44,039

Shikaripara Block Map


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