Gopalganj Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Gopalganj district, Bihar

Gopalganj Block of Gopalganj district has total population of 219,527 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 111,583 are males while 107,944 are females. In 2011 there were total 36,381 families residing in Gopalganj Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Gopalganj Block is 967.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 30.7% people lives in Urban areas while 69.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.7% while that in the rural areas is 62.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gopalganj Block is 946 while that of Rural areas is 977.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gopalganj Block is 37010 which is 17% of the total population. There are 19079 male children and 17931 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gopalganj Block is 940 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 967 ) of Gopalganj Block.

The total literacy rate of Gopalganj Block is 68.09%. The male literacy rate is 63.91% and the female literacy rate is 49.07% in Gopalganj Block.

Population
219,527
Literacy
68.09%
Sex Ratio
967

To facilitate the administration, Gopalganj Block is further divided into 1 town and 72 villages.

Gopalganj Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 37,010 19,079 17,931
Literacy 68.09% 63.91% 49.07%
Scheduled Caste 26,085 13,307 12,778
Scheduled Tribe 3,895 1,951 1,944
Illiterate 95,247 40,272 54,975

Caste-wise Population - Gopalganj Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.8% of total population in Gopalganj Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 26,085 13,307 12,778
Schedule Tribe 3,895 1,951 1,944

Religion-wise Population - Gopalganj Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 181,375 (82.62%) 92,653 88,722
Muslim 37,503 (17.08%) 18,608 18,895
Christian 322 (0.15%) 164 158
Sikh 51 (0.02%) 22 29
Buddhist 15 (0.01%) 8 7
Jain 6 (0%) 1 5
Other Religion 1 (0%) 0 1
No Religion Specified 254 (0.12%) 127 127

Literacy Rate - Gopalganj Block

Average literacy rate of Gopalganj Block in 2011 were 68.09% in which, male and female literacy were 77.09% and 58.85% respectively. Total literate in Gopalganj Block were 124,280 of which male and female were 71,311 and 52,969 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Gopalganj Block

The Sex Ratio of Gopalganj Block is 967 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 967 females in Gopalganj Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 940 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 967 ) of Gopalganj Block.


Child Population - Gopalganj Block

According to Census 2011, there were 37,010 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gopalganj Block. Out of which 37,010 were male while 37,010 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Gopalganj Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 10,796 families under Gopalganj Block living in urban areas while 10,796 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 30.7% of total population of Gopalganj Block lives in Urban areas while 69.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 10,017 while that in rural region is 26,993.

Total Urban Rural
Population 219,527 67,339 152,188
Children (0 - 6 years) 37,010 10,017 26,993
Schedule Caste 26,085 6,865 19,220
Schedule Tribe 3,895 206 3,689
Literacy 68.09% 80.66% 62.34%
Sex Ratio 967 946 977

Working Population - Gopalganj Block

In Gopalganj Block out of total population, 59,164 were engaged in work activities. 63.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 59,164 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,824 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9,970 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 37,652 32,439 5,213
Cultivators 7,824 7,313 511
Agriculture Labourer 9,970 8,088 1,882
Household Industries 1,886 1,298 588
Other Workers 17,972 15,740 2,232
Marginal Workers 21,512 15,913 5,599
Non Working 160,363 63,231 97,132

Gopalganj Block Map


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