Barhait Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Sahibganj district, Jharkhand

Barhait Block of Sahibganj district has total population of 130,227 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 66,401 are males while 63,826 are females. In 2011 there were total 26,919 families residing in Barhait Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Barhait Block is 961.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 11.1% people lives in Urban areas while 88.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 62.7% while that in the rural areas is 40%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Barhait Block is 937 while that of Rural areas is 964.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Barhait Block is 23895 which is 18% of the total population. There are 12220 male children and 11675 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Barhait Block is 955 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 961 ) of Barhait Block.

The total literacy rate of Barhait Block is 42.5%. The male literacy rate is 42.79% and the female literacy rate is 26.28% in Barhait Block.

Population
130,227
Literacy
42.5%
Sex Ratio
961

To facilitate the administration, Barhait Block is further divided into 2 towns and 273 villages.

Barhait Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 23,895 12,220 11,675
Literacy 42.5% 42.79% 26.28%
Scheduled Caste 5,522 2,851 2,671
Scheduled Tribe 70,233 35,140 35,093
Illiterate 85,039 37,988 47,051

Caste-wise Population - Barhait Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 53.9% of total population in Barhait Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,522 2,851 2,671
Schedule Tribe 70,233 35,140 35,093

Religion-wise Population - Barhait Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 75,169 (57.72%) 38,366 36,803
Muslim 26,306 (20.2%) 13,754 12,552
Christian 19,717 (15.14%) 9,764 9,953
Sikh 11 (0.01%) 5 6
Buddhist 74 (0.06%) 37 37
Jain 9 (0.01%) 4 5
Other Religion 8,599 (6.6%) 4,279 4,320
No Religion Specified 342 (0.26%) 192 150

Literacy Rate - Barhait Block

Average literacy rate of Barhait Block in 2011 were 42.5% in which, male and female literacy were 52.44% and 32.17% respectively. Total literate in Barhait Block were 45,188 of which male and female were 28,413 and 16,775 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Barhait Block

The Sex Ratio of Barhait Block is 961 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 961 females in Barhait Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 955 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 961 ) of Barhait Block.


Child Population - Barhait Block

According to Census 2011, there were 23,895 children between age 0 to 6 years in Barhait Block. Out of which 23,895 were male while 23,895 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Barhait Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,763 families under Barhait Block living in urban areas while 2,763 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 11.1% of total population of Barhait Block lives in Urban areas while 88.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,602 while that in rural region is 21,293.

Total Urban Rural
Population 130,227 14,485 115,742
Children (0 - 6 years) 23,895 2,602 21,293
Schedule Caste 5,522 591 4,931
Schedule Tribe 70,233 689 69,544
Literacy 42.5% 62.69% 39.96%
Sex Ratio 961 937 964

Working Population - Barhait Block

In Barhait Block out of total population, 65,024 were engaged in work activities. 52.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 65,024 workers engaged in Main Work, 15,631 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,807 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 33,977 22,948 11,029
Cultivators 15,631 10,589 5,042
Agriculture Labourer 10,807 6,311 4,496
Household Industries 760 464 296
Other Workers 6,779 5,584 1,195
Marginal Workers 31,047 13,310 17,737
Non Working 65,203 30,143 35,060

Barhait Block Map


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