Zikzak Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - West Garo Hills district, Meghalaya

Zikzak Block of West Garo Hills district has total population of 74,602 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 37,867 are males while 36,735 are females. In 2011 there were total 15,112 families residing in Zikzak Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Zikzak Block is 970.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Zikzak Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 67.1% and the sex ratio of Zikzak Block is 970.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Zikzak Block is 12918 which is 17% of the total population. There are 6525 male children and 6393 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Zikzak Block is 980 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 970 ) of Zikzak Block.

The total literacy rate of Zikzak Block is 67.14%. The male literacy rate is 60.09% and the female literacy rate is 50.8% in Zikzak Block.

Population
74,602
Literacy
67.14%
Sex Ratio
970

To facilitate the administration, Zikzak Block is further divided into 223 villages.

Zikzak Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 12,918 6,525 6,393
Literacy 67.14% 60.09% 50.8%
Scheduled Caste 1,703 864 839
Scheduled Tribe 49,862 25,180 24,682
Illiterate 33,187 15,112 18,075

Caste-wise Population - Zikzak Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 66.8% of total population in Zikzak Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,703 864 839
Schedule Tribe 49,862 25,180 24,682

Religion-wise Population - Zikzak Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 19,478 (26.11%) 10,084 9,394
Muslim 15,977 (21.42%) 8,007 7,970
Christian 37,687 (50.52%) 19,055 18,632
Sikh 19 (0.03%) 16 3
Buddhist 221 (0.3%) 122 99
Jain 9 (0.01%) 5 4
Other Religion 978 (1.31%) 467 511
No Religion Specified 233 (0.31%) 111 122

Literacy Rate - Zikzak Block

Average literacy rate of Zikzak Block in 2011 were 67.14% in which, male and female literacy were 72.6% and 61.5% respectively. Total literate in Zikzak Block were 41,415 of which male and female were 22,755 and 18,660 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Zikzak Block

The Sex Ratio of Zikzak Block is 970 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 970 females in Zikzak Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 980 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 970 ) of Zikzak Block.


Child Population - Zikzak Block

According to Census 2011, there were 12,918 children between age 0 to 6 years in Zikzak Block. Out of which 12,918 were male while 12,918 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Zikzak Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Zikzak Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Zikzak 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 12,918.

Total Urban Rural
Population 74,602 0 74,602
Children (0 - 6 years) 12,918 0 12,918
Schedule Caste 1,703 0 1,703
Schedule Tribe 49,862 0 49,862
Literacy 67.14% - 67.14%
Sex Ratio 970 - 970

Working Population - Zikzak Block

In Zikzak Block out of total population, 29,324 were engaged in work activities. 76.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 29,324 workers engaged in Main Work, 12,695 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,865 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 22,362 14,610 7,752
Cultivators 12,695 7,709 4,986
Agriculture Labourer 3,865 2,134 1,731
Household Industries 394 267 127
Other Workers 5,408 4,500 908
Marginal Workers 6,962 2,881 4,081
Non Working 45,278 20,376 24,902

Zikzak Block Map


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