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

Kalchini Block of Jalpaiguri district has total population of 298,458 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 154,829 are males while 143,629 are females. In 2011 there were total 62,737 families residing in Kalchini Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Kalchini Block is 928.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 29% people lives in Urban areas while 71% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 77.9% while that in the rural areas is 65.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kalchini Block is 761 while that of Rural areas is 1,005.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kalchini Block is 34627 which is 12% of the total population. There are 17657 male children and 16970 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kalchini Block is 961 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 928 ) of Kalchini Block.

The total literacy rate of Kalchini Block is 68.96%. The male literacy rate is 68.62% and the female literacy rate is 52.71% in Kalchini Block.

Population
298,458
Literacy
68.96%
Sex Ratio
928

To facilitate the administration, Kalchini Block is further divided into 4 towns and 41 villages.

Kalchini Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 34,627 17,657 16,970
Literacy 68.96% 68.62% 52.71%
Scheduled Caste 30,157 15,115 15,042
Scheduled Tribe 120,282 59,744 60,538
Illiterate 116,512 48,592 67,920

Caste-wise Population - Kalchini Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 40.3% of total population in Kalchini Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 30,157 15,115 15,042
Schedule Tribe 120,282 59,744 60,538

Religion-wise Population - Kalchini Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 200,214 (67.08%) 105,125 95,089
Muslim 25,591 (8.57%) 12,963 12,628
Christian 42,780 (14.33%) 21,289 21,491
Sikh 1,495 (0.5%) 1,118 377
Buddhist 21,731 (7.28%) 10,923 10,808
Jain 277 (0.09%) 156 121
Other Religion 5,957 (2%) 2,960 2,997
No Religion Specified 413 (0.14%) 295 118

Literacy Rate - Kalchini Block

Average literacy rate of Kalchini Block in 2011 were 68.96% in which, male and female literacy were 77.45% and 59.77% respectively. Total literate in Kalchini Block were 181,946 of which male and female were 106,237 and 75,709 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kalchini Block

The Sex Ratio of Kalchini Block is 928 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 928 females in Kalchini Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 961 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 928 ) of Kalchini Block.


Child Population - Kalchini Block

According to Census 2011, there were 34,627 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kalchini Block. Out of which 34,627 were male while 34,627 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kalchini Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 16,818 families under Kalchini Block living in urban areas while 16,818 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 29% of total population of Kalchini Block lives in Urban areas while 71% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 9,996 while that in rural region is 24,631.

Total Urban Rural
Population 298,458 86,650 211,808
Children (0 - 6 years) 34,627 9,996 24,631
Schedule Caste 30,157 8,727 21,430
Schedule Tribe 120,282 9,354 110,928
Literacy 68.96% 77.87% 65.32%
Sex Ratio 928 761 1,005

Working Population - Kalchini Block

In Kalchini Block out of total population, 120,238 were engaged in work activities. 74.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 120,238 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,362 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,607 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 89,666 65,836 23,830
Cultivators 5,362 3,937 1,425
Agriculture Labourer 3,607 2,651 956
Household Industries 1,135 762 373
Other Workers 79,562 58,486 21,076
Marginal Workers 30,572 17,493 13,079
Non Working 178,220 71,500 106,720

Kalchini Block Map


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