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

Kumarganj Block of Dakshin Dinajpur district has total population of 169,102 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 87,098 are males while 82,004 are females. In 2011 there were total 41,290 families residing in Kumarganj Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Kumarganj Block is 942.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Kumarganj Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 74.6% and the sex ratio of Kumarganj Block is 942.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kumarganj Block is 18773 which is 11% of the total population. There are 9621 male children and 9152 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kumarganj Block is 951 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 942 ) of Kumarganj Block.

The total literacy rate of Kumarganj Block is 74.57%. The male literacy rate is 70.77% and the female literacy rate is 61.52% in Kumarganj Block.

Population
169,102
Literacy
74.57%
Sex Ratio
942

To facilitate the administration, Kumarganj Block is further divided into 218 villages.

Kumarganj Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 18,773 9,621 9,152
Literacy 74.57% 70.77% 61.52%
Scheduled Caste 43,840 22,603 21,237
Scheduled Tribe 28,769 14,422 14,347
Illiterate 57,007 25,455 31,552

Caste-wise Population - Kumarganj Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 17% of total population in Kumarganj Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 43,840 22,603 21,237
Schedule Tribe 28,769 14,422 14,347

Religion-wise Population - Kumarganj Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 108,610 (64.23%) 55,820 52,790
Muslim 57,718 (34.13%) 29,874 27,844
Christian 2,226 (1.32%) 1,133 1,093
Sikh 12 (0.01%) 5 7
Buddhist 9 (0.01%) 2 7
Jain 8 (0%) 4 4
Other Religion 107 (0.06%) 54 53
No Religion Specified 412 (0.24%) 206 206

Literacy Rate - Kumarganj Block

Average literacy rate of Kumarganj Block in 2011 were 74.57% in which, male and female literacy were 79.56% and 69.25% respectively. Total literate in Kumarganj Block were 112,095 of which male and female were 61,643 and 50,452 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kumarganj Block

The Sex Ratio of Kumarganj Block is 942 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 942 females in Kumarganj Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 951 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 942 ) of Kumarganj Block.


Child Population - Kumarganj Block

According to Census 2011, there were 18,773 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kumarganj Block. Out of which 18,773 were male while 18,773 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kumarganj Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Kumarganj Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Kumarganj Block lives in Urban areas while 100% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 0 while that in rural region is 18,773.

Total Urban Rural
Population 169,102 0 169,102
Children (0 - 6 years) 18,773 0 18,773
Schedule Caste 43,840 0 43,840
Schedule Tribe 28,769 0 28,769
Literacy 74.57% - 74.57%
Sex Ratio 942 - 942

Working Population - Kumarganj Block

In Kumarganj Block out of total population, 72,676 were engaged in work activities. 75.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 72,676 workers engaged in Main Work, 20,043 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 24,573 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 54,829 44,608 10,221
Cultivators 20,043 18,687 1,356
Agriculture Labourer 24,573 18,795 5,778
Household Industries 2,192 854 1,338
Other Workers 8,021 6,272 1,749
Marginal Workers 17,847 6,979 10,868
Non Working 96,426 35,511 60,915

Kumarganj Block Map


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