Simdega Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Simdega district, Jharkhand

Simdega Block of Simdega district has total population of 115,075 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 57,977 are males while 57,098 are females. In 2011 there were total 22,177 families residing in Simdega Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Simdega Block is 985.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 37.3% people lives in Urban areas while 62.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.5% while that in the rural areas is 67.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Simdega Block is 962 while that of Rural areas is 998.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Simdega Block is 16669 which is 14% of the total population. There are 8424 male children and 8245 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Simdega Block is 979 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 985 ) of Simdega Block.

The total literacy rate of Simdega Block is 74.57%. The male literacy rate is 69.01% and the female literacy rate is 58.45% in Simdega Block.

Population
115,075
Literacy
74.57%
Sex Ratio
985

To facilitate the administration, Simdega Block is further divided into 1 town and 61 villages.

Simdega Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 16,669 8,424 8,245
Literacy 74.57% 69.01% 58.45%
Scheduled Caste 10,249 5,027 5,222
Scheduled Tribe 69,162 34,219 34,943
Illiterate 41,694 17,969 23,725

Caste-wise Population - Simdega Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 60.1% of total population in Simdega Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 10,249 5,027 5,222
Schedule Tribe 69,162 34,219 34,943

Religion-wise Population - Simdega Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 46,934 (40.79%) 24,089 22,845
Muslim 7,556 (6.57%) 3,973 3,583
Christian 55,349 (48.1%) 27,259 28,090
Sikh 14 (0.01%) 6 8
Buddhist 105 (0.09%) 58 47
Jain 72 (0.06%) 36 36
Other Religion 4,899 (4.26%) 2,476 2,423
No Religion Specified 146 (0.13%) 80 66

Literacy Rate - Simdega Block

Average literacy rate of Simdega Block in 2011 were 74.57% in which, male and female literacy were 80.74% and 68.31% respectively. Total literate in Simdega Block were 73,381 of which male and female were 40,008 and 33,373 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Simdega Block

The Sex Ratio of Simdega Block is 985 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 985 females in Simdega Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 979 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 985 ) of Simdega Block.


Child Population - Simdega Block

According to Census 2011, there were 16,669 children between age 0 to 6 years in Simdega Block. Out of which 16,669 were male while 16,669 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Simdega Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 8,252 families under Simdega Block living in urban areas while 8,252 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 37.3% of total population of Simdega Block lives in Urban areas while 62.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,421 while that in rural region is 11,248.

Total Urban Rural
Population 115,075 42,944 72,131
Children (0 - 6 years) 16,669 5,421 11,248
Schedule Caste 10,249 1,923 8,326
Schedule Tribe 69,162 19,920 49,242
Literacy 74.57% 85.46% 67.86%
Sex Ratio 985 962 998

Working Population - Simdega Block

In Simdega Block out of total population, 47,440 were engaged in work activities. 57.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 47,440 workers engaged in Main Work, 12,044 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,765 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 27,125 20,004 7,121
Cultivators 12,044 8,513 3,531
Agriculture Labourer 3,765 2,597 1,168
Household Industries 891 556 335
Other Workers 10,425 8,338 2,087
Marginal Workers 20,315 9,406 10,909
Non Working 67,635 28,567 39,068

Simdega Block Map


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