Kahara Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Saharsa district, Bihar

Kahara Block of Saharsa district has total population of 298,345 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 157,515 are males while 140,830 are females. In 2011 there were total 57,253 families residing in Kahara Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Kahara Block is 894.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 52.5% people lives in Urban areas while 47.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 75.6% while that in the rural areas is 57.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kahara Block is 879 while that of Rural areas is 911.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kahara Block is 52533 which is 18% of the total population. There are 27263 male children and 25270 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kahara Block is 927 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 894 ) of Kahara Block.

The total literacy rate of Kahara Block is 67.05%. The male literacy rate is 62.4% and the female literacy rate is 47.23% in Kahara Block.

Population
298,345
Literacy
67.05%
Sex Ratio
894

To facilitate the administration, Kahara Block is further divided into 1 town and 43 villages.

Kahara Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 52,533 27,263 25,270
Literacy 67.05% 62.4% 47.23%
Scheduled Caste 28,448 14,815 13,633
Scheduled Tribe 462 247 215
Illiterate 133,538 59,222 74,316

Caste-wise Population - Kahara Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Kahara Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 28,448 14,815 13,633
Schedule Tribe 462 247 215

Religion-wise Population - Kahara Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 248,348 (83.24%) 131,477 116,871
Muslim 49,104 (16.46%) 25,580 23,524
Christian 516 (0.17%) 267 249
Sikh 64 (0.02%) 34 30
Buddhist 17 (0.01%) 8 9
Jain 52 (0.02%) 28 24
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 243 (0.08%) 120 123

Literacy Rate - Kahara Block

Average literacy rate of Kahara Block in 2011 were 67.05% in which, male and female literacy were 75.46% and 57.56% respectively. Total literate in Kahara Block were 164,807 of which male and female were 98,293 and 66,514 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kahara Block

The Sex Ratio of Kahara Block is 894 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 894 females in Kahara Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 927 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 894 ) of Kahara Block.


Child Population - Kahara Block

According to Census 2011, there were 52,533 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kahara Block. Out of which 52,533 were male while 52,533 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kahara Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 28,862 families under Kahara Block living in urban areas while 28,862 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 52.5% of total population of Kahara Block lives in Urban areas while 47.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 25,748 while that in rural region is 26,785.

Total Urban Rural
Population 298,345 156,540 141,805
Children (0 - 6 years) 52,533 25,748 26,785
Schedule Caste 28,448 12,592 15,856
Schedule Tribe 462 416 46
Literacy 67.05% 75.63% 57.28%
Sex Ratio 894 879 911

Working Population - Kahara Block

In Kahara Block out of total population, 87,761 were engaged in work activities. 68.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 87,761 workers engaged in Main Work, 9,123 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 14,871 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 60,399 53,032 7,367
Cultivators 9,123 8,520 603
Agriculture Labourer 14,871 12,054 2,817
Household Industries 1,906 1,377 529
Other Workers 34,499 31,081 3,418
Marginal Workers 27,362 17,012 10,350
Non Working 210,584 87,471 123,113

Kahara Block Map


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