Bansihari Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dakshin Dinajpur district, West Bengal

Bansihari Block of Dakshin Dinajpur district has total population of 141,286 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 72,161 are males while 69,125 are females. In 2011 there were total 32,707 families residing in Bansihari Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Bansihari Block is 958.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Bansihari Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 68.8% and the sex ratio of Bansihari Block is 958.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bansihari Block is 17179 which is 12% of the total population. There are 8712 male children and 8467 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bansihari Block is 972 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 958 ) of Bansihari Block.

The total literacy rate of Bansihari Block is 68.79%. The male literacy rate is 66.13% and the female literacy rate is 54.46% in Bansihari Block.

Population
141,286
Literacy
68.79%
Sex Ratio
958

To facilitate the administration, Bansihari Block is further divided into 161 villages.

Bansihari Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 17,179 8,712 8,467
Literacy 68.79% 66.13% 54.46%
Scheduled Caste 37,506 19,330 18,176
Scheduled Tribe 31,017 15,366 15,651
Illiterate 55,918 24,440 31,478

Caste-wise Population - Bansihari Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 22% of total population in Bansihari Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 37,506 19,330 18,176
Schedule Tribe 31,017 15,366 15,651

Religion-wise Population - Bansihari Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 104,294 (73.82%) 53,256 51,038
Muslim 33,815 (23.93%) 17,325 16,490
Christian 2,785 (1.97%) 1,374 1,411
Sikh 13 (0.01%) 7 6
Buddhist 10 (0.01%) 4 6
Jain 5 (0%) 3 2
Other Religion 261 (0.18%) 142 119
No Religion Specified 103 (0.07%) 50 53

Literacy Rate - Bansihari Block

Average literacy rate of Bansihari Block in 2011 were 68.79% in which, male and female literacy were 75.21% and 62.06% respectively. Total literate in Bansihari Block were 85,368 of which male and female were 47,721 and 37,647 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Bansihari Block

The Sex Ratio of Bansihari Block is 958 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 958 females in Bansihari Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 972 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 958 ) of Bansihari Block.


Child Population - Bansihari Block

According to Census 2011, there were 17,179 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bansihari Block. Out of which 17,179 were male while 17,179 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Bansihari Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Bansihari Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Bansihari 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 17,179.

Total Urban Rural
Population 141,286 0 141,286
Children (0 - 6 years) 17,179 0 17,179
Schedule Caste 37,506 0 37,506
Schedule Tribe 31,017 0 31,017
Literacy 68.79% - 68.79%
Sex Ratio 958 - 958

Working Population - Bansihari Block

In Bansihari Block out of total population, 57,838 were engaged in work activities. 73.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 57,838 workers engaged in Main Work, 15,408 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 15,645 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 42,301 35,456 6,845
Cultivators 15,408 14,300 1,108
Agriculture Labourer 15,645 11,793 3,852
Household Industries 1,131 708 423
Other Workers 10,117 8,655 1,462
Marginal Workers 15,537 6,275 9,262
Non Working 83,448 30,430 53,018

Bansihari Block Map


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