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

Madarihat Block of Jalpaiguri district has total population of 202,026 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 101,536 are males while 100,490 are females. In 2011 there were total 44,149 families residing in Madarihat Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Madarihat Block is 990.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.8% people lives in Urban areas while 93.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.8% while that in the rural areas is 66.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Madarihat Block is 964 while that of Rural areas is 992.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Madarihat Block is 24382 which is 12% of the total population. There are 12339 male children and 12043 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Madarihat Block is 976 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 990 ) of Madarihat Block.

The total literacy rate of Madarihat Block is 67.77%. The male literacy rate is 66.69% and the female literacy rate is 52.42% in Madarihat Block.

Population
202,026
Literacy
67.77%
Sex Ratio
990

To facilitate the administration, Madarihat Block is further divided into 2 towns and 48 villages.

Madarihat Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 24,382 12,339 12,043
Literacy 67.77% 66.69% 52.42%
Scheduled Caste 28,813 14,406 14,407
Scheduled Tribe 78,314 38,975 39,339
Illiterate 81,635 33,819 47,816

Caste-wise Population - Madarihat Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 38.8% of total population in Madarihat Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 28,813 14,406 14,407
Schedule Tribe 78,314 38,975 39,339

Religion-wise Population - Madarihat Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 146,924 (72.73%) 73,946 72,978
Muslim 22,049 (10.91%) 11,368 10,681
Christian 15,811 (7.83%) 7,742 8,069
Sikh 198 (0.1%) 113 85
Buddhist 11,322 (5.6%) 5,547 5,775
Jain 87 (0.04%) 47 40
Other Religion 5,481 (2.71%) 2,698 2,783
No Religion Specified 154 (0.08%) 75 79

Literacy Rate - Madarihat Block

Average literacy rate of Madarihat Block in 2011 were 67.77% in which, male and female literacy were 75.92% and 59.55% respectively. Total literate in Madarihat Block were 120,391 of which male and female were 67,717 and 52,674 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Madarihat Block

The Sex Ratio of Madarihat Block is 990 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 990 females in Madarihat Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 976 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 990 ) of Madarihat Block.


Child Population - Madarihat Block

According to Census 2011, there were 24,382 children between age 0 to 6 years in Madarihat Block. Out of which 24,382 were male while 24,382 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Madarihat Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 3,249 families under Madarihat Block living in urban areas while 3,249 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 6.8% of total population of Madarihat Block lives in Urban areas while 93.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,552 while that in rural region is 22,830.

Total Urban Rural
Population 202,026 13,761 188,265
Children (0 - 6 years) 24,382 1,552 22,830
Schedule Caste 28,813 3,395 25,418
Schedule Tribe 78,314 2,127 76,187
Literacy 67.77% 79.76% 66.89%
Sex Ratio 990 964 992

Working Population - Madarihat Block

In Madarihat Block out of total population, 81,669 were engaged in work activities. 70.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 81,669 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,770 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4,639 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 57,338 39,618 17,720
Cultivators 5,770 5,062 708
Agriculture Labourer 4,639 3,577 1,062
Household Industries 572 404 168
Other Workers 46,357 30,575 15,782
Marginal Workers 24,331 12,943 11,388
Non Working 120,357 48,975 71,382

Madarihat Block Map


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