Basantpur Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Supaul district, Bihar

Basantpur Block of Supaul district has total population of 202,007 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 104,968 are males while 97,039 are females. In 2011 there were total 40,254 families residing in Basantpur Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Basantpur Block is 924.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.9% people lives in Urban areas while 90.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.9% while that in the rural areas is 56.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Basantpur Block is 864 while that of Rural areas is 931.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Basantpur Block is 41336 which is 20% of the total population. There are 21188 male children and 20148 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Basantpur Block is 951 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 924 ) of Basantpur Block.

The total literacy rate of Basantpur Block is 59.2%. The male literacy rate is 54.87% and the female literacy rate is 38.67% in Basantpur Block.

Population
202,007
Literacy
59.2%
Sex Ratio
924

To facilitate the administration, Basantpur Block is further divided into 1 town and 94 villages.

Basantpur Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 41,336 21,188 20,148
Literacy 59.2% 54.87% 38.67%
Scheduled Caste 37,736 19,476 18,260
Scheduled Tribe 483 271 212
Illiterate 106,889 47,376 59,513

Caste-wise Population - Basantpur Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Basantpur Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 37,736 19,476 18,260
Schedule Tribe 483 271 212

Religion-wise Population - Basantpur Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 131,655 (65.17%) 68,972 62,683
Muslim 69,676 (34.49%) 35,646 34,030
Christian 301 (0.15%) 161 140
Sikh 17 (0.01%) 8 9
Buddhist 21 (0.01%) 19 2
Jain 49 (0.02%) 22 27
Other Religion 6 (0%) 2 4
No Religion Specified 282 (0.14%) 138 144

Literacy Rate - Basantpur Block

Average literacy rate of Basantpur Block in 2011 were 59.2% in which, male and female literacy were 68.74% and 48.8% respectively. Total literate in Basantpur Block were 95,118 of which male and female were 57,592 and 37,526 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Basantpur Block

The Sex Ratio of Basantpur Block is 924 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 924 females in Basantpur Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 951 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 924 ) of Basantpur Block.


Child Population - Basantpur Block

According to Census 2011, there were 41,336 children between age 0 to 6 years in Basantpur Block. Out of which 41,336 were male while 41,336 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Basantpur Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 4,157 families under Basantpur Block living in urban areas while 4,157 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 9.9% of total population of Basantpur Block lives in Urban areas while 90.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,974 while that in rural region is 38,362.

Total Urban Rural
Population 202,007 19,932 182,075
Children (0 - 6 years) 41,336 2,974 38,362
Schedule Caste 37,736 1,902 35,834
Schedule Tribe 483 55 428
Literacy 59.2% 79.91% 56.76%
Sex Ratio 924 864 931

Working Population - Basantpur Block

In Basantpur Block out of total population, 65,633 were engaged in work activities. 63.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 65,633 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,610 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 21,922 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 41,910 33,947 7,963
Cultivators 10,610 9,488 1,122
Agriculture Labourer 21,922 16,394 5,528
Household Industries 582 321 261
Other Workers 8,796 7,744 1,052
Marginal Workers 23,723 13,760 9,963
Non Working 136,374 57,261 79,113

Basantpur Block Map


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