Dhupguri Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal

Dhupguri Block of Jalpaiguri district has total population of 414,854 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 210,571 are males while 204,283 are females. In 2011 there were total 91,329 families residing in Dhupguri Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Dhupguri Block is 970.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.4% people lives in Urban areas while 91.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 73.3% while that in the rural areas is 69.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dhupguri Block is 987 while that of Rural areas is 969.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dhupguri Block is 52834 which is 13% of the total population. There are 26935 male children and 25899 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dhupguri Block is 962 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 970 ) of Dhupguri Block.

The total literacy rate of Dhupguri Block is 69.57%. The male literacy rate is 67.64% and the female literacy rate is 53.58% in Dhupguri Block.

Population
414,854
Literacy
69.57%
Sex Ratio
970

To facilitate the administration, Dhupguri Block is further divided into 3 towns and 102 villages.

Dhupguri Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 52,834 26,935 25,899
Literacy 69.57% 67.64% 53.58%
Scheduled Caste 190,816 98,006 92,810
Scheduled Tribe 87,273 43,050 44,223
Illiterate 162,979 68,144 94,835

Caste-wise Population - Dhupguri Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 46% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 21% of total population in Dhupguri Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 190,816 98,006 92,810
Schedule Tribe 87,273 43,050 44,223

Religion-wise Population - Dhupguri Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 328,717 (79.24%) 167,231 161,486
Muslim 64,234 (15.48%) 32,614 31,620
Christian 18,049 (4.35%) 8,797 9,252
Sikh 145 (0.03%) 79 66
Buddhist 3,356 (0.81%) 1,668 1,688
Jain 98 (0.02%) 55 43
Other Religion 47 (0.01%) 24 23
No Religion Specified 208 (0.05%) 103 105

Literacy Rate - Dhupguri Block

Average literacy rate of Dhupguri Block in 2011 were 69.57% in which, male and female literacy were 77.56% and 61.36% respectively. Total literate in Dhupguri Block were 251,875 of which male and female were 142,427 and 109,448 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dhupguri Block

The Sex Ratio of Dhupguri Block is 970 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 970 females in Dhupguri Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 962 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 970 ) of Dhupguri Block.


Child Population - Dhupguri Block

According to Census 2011, there were 52,834 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dhupguri Block. Out of which 52,834 were male while 52,834 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dhupguri Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 7,677 families under Dhupguri Block living in urban areas while 7,677 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 8.4% of total population of Dhupguri Block lives in Urban areas while 91.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 3,906 while that in rural region is 48,928.

Total Urban Rural
Population 414,854 34,764 380,090
Children (0 - 6 years) 52,834 3,906 48,928
Schedule Caste 190,816 4,727 186,089
Schedule Tribe 87,273 10,112 77,161
Literacy 69.57% 73.3% 69.23%
Sex Ratio 970 987 969

Working Population - Dhupguri Block

In Dhupguri Block out of total population, 168,302 were engaged in work activities. 71.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 168,302 workers engaged in Main Work, 24,300 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 34,030 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 120,974 93,072 27,902
Cultivators 24,300 22,919 1,381
Agriculture Labourer 34,030 26,417 7,613
Household Industries 1,312 1,090 222
Other Workers 61,332 42,646 18,686
Marginal Workers 47,328 20,463 26,865
Non Working 246,552 97,036 149,516

Dhupguri Block Map


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