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

Gangarampur Block of Dakshin Dinajpur district has total population of 237,628 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 122,941 are males while 114,687 are females. In 2011 there were total 54,319 families residing in Gangarampur Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Gangarampur Block is 933.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 3% people lives in Urban areas while 97% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 77.6% while that in the rural areas is 71.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gangarampur Block is 958 while that of Rural areas is 932.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gangarampur Block is 29914 which is 13% of the total population. There are 15442 male children and 14472 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gangarampur Block is 937 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 933 ) of Gangarampur Block.

The total literacy rate of Gangarampur Block is 71.45%. The male literacy rate is 67.35% and the female literacy rate is 57.21% in Gangarampur Block.

Population
237,628
Literacy
71.45%
Sex Ratio
933

To facilitate the administration, Gangarampur Block is further divided into 1 town and 202 villages.

Gangarampur Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 29,914 15,442 14,472
Literacy 71.45% 67.35% 57.21%
Scheduled Caste 72,262 37,519 34,743
Scheduled Tribe 32,933 16,629 16,304
Illiterate 89,215 40,138 49,077

Caste-wise Population - Gangarampur Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 13.9% of total population in Gangarampur Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 72,262 37,519 34,743
Schedule Tribe 32,933 16,629 16,304

Religion-wise Population - Gangarampur Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 150,962 (63.53%) 78,115 72,847
Muslim 82,360 (34.66%) 42,688 39,672
Christian 3,917 (1.65%) 1,942 1,975
Sikh 20 (0.01%) 11 9
Buddhist 9 (0%) 4 5
Jain 8 (0%) 3 5
Other Religion 228 (0.1%) 114 114
No Religion Specified 124 (0.05%) 64 60

Literacy Rate - Gangarampur Block

Average literacy rate of Gangarampur Block in 2011 were 71.45% in which, male and female literacy were 77.03% and 65.47% respectively. Total literate in Gangarampur Block were 148,413 of which male and female were 82,803 and 65,610 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Gangarampur Block

The Sex Ratio of Gangarampur Block is 933 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 933 females in Gangarampur Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 937 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 933 ) of Gangarampur Block.


Child Population - Gangarampur Block

According to Census 2011, there were 29,914 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gangarampur Block. Out of which 29,914 were male while 29,914 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Gangarampur Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,738 families under Gangarampur Block living in urban areas while 1,738 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 3% of total population of Gangarampur Block lives in Urban areas while 97% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 615 while that in rural region is 29,299.

Total Urban Rural
Population 237,628 7,016 230,612
Children (0 - 6 years) 29,914 615 29,299
Schedule Caste 72,262 2,501 69,761
Schedule Tribe 32,933 394 32,539
Literacy 71.45% 77.55% 71.26%
Sex Ratio 933 958 932

Working Population - Gangarampur Block

In Gangarampur Block out of total population, 96,949 were engaged in work activities. 79.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 96,949 workers engaged in Main Work, 25,421 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 28,929 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 76,760 62,721 14,039
Cultivators 25,421 23,740 1,681
Agriculture Labourer 28,929 21,326 7,603
Household Industries 4,039 2,275 1,764
Other Workers 18,371 15,380 2,991
Marginal Workers 20,189 8,540 11,649
Non Working 140,679 51,680 88,999

Gangarampur Block Map


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