Sonepur Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Saran district, Bihar

Sonepur Block of Saran district has total population of 270,116 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 142,920 are males while 127,196 are females. In 2011 there were total 43,855 families residing in Sonepur Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Sonepur Block is 890.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14% people lives in Urban areas while 86% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.7% while that in the rural areas is 64.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sonepur Block is 889 while that of Rural areas is 890.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sonepur Block is 47045 which is 17% of the total population. There are 24693 male children and 22352 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sonepur Block is 905 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 890 ) of Sonepur Block.

The total literacy rate of Sonepur Block is 66.88%. The male literacy rate is 63.12% and the female literacy rate is 46.37% in Sonepur Block.

Population
270,116
Literacy
66.88%
Sex Ratio
890

To facilitate the administration, Sonepur Block is further divided into 1 town and 98 villages.

Sonepur Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 47,045 24,693 22,352
Literacy 66.88% 63.12% 46.37%
Scheduled Caste 27,558 14,480 13,078
Scheduled Tribe 217 126 91
Illiterate 120,918 52,704 68,214

Caste-wise Population - Sonepur Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Sonepur Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 27,558 14,480 13,078
Schedule Tribe 217 126 91

Religion-wise Population - Sonepur Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 260,554 (96.46%) 138,003 122,551
Muslim 9,111 (3.37%) 4,680 4,431
Christian 156 (0.06%) 80 76
Sikh 25 (0.01%) 12 13
Buddhist 24 (0.01%) 11 13
Jain 9 (0%) 4 5
Other Religion 2 (0%) 1 1
No Religion Specified 235 (0.09%) 129 106

Literacy Rate - Sonepur Block

Average literacy rate of Sonepur Block in 2011 were 66.88% in which, male and female literacy were 76.31% and 56.26% respectively. Total literate in Sonepur Block were 149,198 of which male and female were 90,216 and 58,982 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Sonepur Block

The Sex Ratio of Sonepur Block is 890 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 890 females in Sonepur Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 905 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 890 ) of Sonepur Block.


Child Population - Sonepur Block

According to Census 2011, there were 47,045 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sonepur Block. Out of which 47,045 were male while 47,045 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Sonepur Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 6,383 families under Sonepur Block living in urban areas while 6,383 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 14% of total population of Sonepur Block lives in Urban areas while 86% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,273 while that in rural region is 41,772.

Total Urban Rural
Population 270,116 37,776 232,340
Children (0 - 6 years) 47,045 5,273 41,772
Schedule Caste 27,558 5,158 22,400
Schedule Tribe 217 138 79
Literacy 66.88% 79.66% 64.7%
Sex Ratio 890 889 890

Working Population - Sonepur Block

In Sonepur Block out of total population, 70,816 were engaged in work activities. 64.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 35.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 70,816 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,028 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 15,570 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 45,529 40,904 4,625
Cultivators 10,028 9,346 682
Agriculture Labourer 15,570 13,985 1,585
Household Industries 1,357 1,001 356
Other Workers 18,574 16,572 2,002
Marginal Workers 25,287 20,756 4,531
Non Working 199,300 81,260 118,040

Sonepur Block Map


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