Sohela Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Bargarh district, Odisha

Sohela Block of Bargarh district has total population of 104,566 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 52,998 are males while 51,568 are females. In 2011 there were total 27,666 families residing in Sohela Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Sohela Block is 973.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.6% people lives in Urban areas while 93.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.5% while that in the rural areas is 75.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sohela Block is 930 while that of Rural areas is 976.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sohela Block is 11479 which is 11% of the total population. There are 5856 male children and 5623 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sohela Block is 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 973 ) of Sohela Block.

The total literacy rate of Sohela Block is 76.01%. The male literacy rate is 75.5% and the female literacy rate is 59.61% in Sohela Block.

Population
104,566
Literacy
76.01%
Sex Ratio
973

To facilitate the administration, Sohela Block is further divided into 1 town and 92 villages.

Sohela Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 11,479 5,856 5,623
Literacy 76.01% 75.5% 59.61%
Scheduled Caste 20,789 10,559 10,230
Scheduled Tribe 20,330 10,203 10,127
Illiterate 33,811 12,982 20,829

Caste-wise Population - Sohela Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 19.4% of total population in Sohela Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 20,789 10,559 10,230
Schedule Tribe 20,330 10,203 10,127

Religion-wise Population - Sohela Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 102,857 (98.37%) 52,120 50,737
Muslim 578 (0.55%) 315 263
Christian 913 (0.87%) 464 449
Sikh 28 (0.03%) 14 14
Buddhist 17 (0.02%) 7 10
Jain 11 (0.01%) 4 7
Other Religion 2 (0%) 1 1
No Religion Specified 160 (0.15%) 73 87

Literacy Rate - Sohela Block

Average literacy rate of Sohela Block in 2011 were 76.01% in which, male and female literacy were 84.88% and 66.9% respectively. Total literate in Sohela Block were 70,755 of which male and female were 40,016 and 30,739 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Sohela Block

The Sex Ratio of Sohela Block is 973 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 973 females in Sohela Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 973 ) of Sohela Block.


Child Population - Sohela Block

According to Census 2011, there were 11,479 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sohela Block. Out of which 11,479 were male while 11,479 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Sohela Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,624 families under Sohela Block living in urban areas while 1,624 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 6.6% of total population of Sohela Block lives in Urban areas while 93.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 735 while that in rural region is 10,744.

Total Urban Rural
Population 104,566 6,917 97,649
Children (0 - 6 years) 11,479 735 10,744
Schedule Caste 20,789 1,373 19,416
Schedule Tribe 20,330 611 19,719
Literacy 76.01% 83.48% 75.48%
Sex Ratio 973 930 976

Working Population - Sohela Block

In Sohela Block out of total population, 56,964 were engaged in work activities. 56.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 56,964 workers engaged in Main Work, 12,907 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,174 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 32,432 26,266 6,166
Cultivators 12,907 11,664 1,243
Agriculture Labourer 10,174 7,278 2,896
Household Industries 2,915 2,063 852
Other Workers 6,436 5,261 1,175
Marginal Workers 24,532 7,750 16,782
Non Working 47,602 18,982 28,620

Sohela Block Map


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