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

Mahishi Block of Saharsa district has total population of 206,774 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 108,437 are males while 98,337 are females. In 2011 there were total 40,046 families residing in Mahishi Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Mahishi Block is 907.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Mahishi Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 48.4% and the sex ratio of Mahishi Block is 907.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mahishi Block is 44700 which is 22% of the total population. There are 23238 male children and 21462 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mahishi Block is 924 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 907 ) of Mahishi Block.

The total literacy rate of Mahishi Block is 48.37%. The male literacy rate is 47.07% and the female literacy rate is 27.82% in Mahishi Block.

Population
206,774
Literacy
48.37%
Sex Ratio
907

To facilitate the administration, Mahishi Block is further divided into 81 villages.

Mahishi Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 44,700 23,238 21,462
Literacy 48.37% 47.07% 27.82%
Scheduled Caste 49,227 25,632 23,595
Scheduled Tribe 141 65 76
Illiterate 128,375 57,397 70,978

Caste-wise Population - Mahishi Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Mahishi Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 49,227 25,632 23,595
Schedule Tribe 141 65 76

Religion-wise Population - Mahishi Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 164,512 (79.56%) 86,637 77,875
Muslim 41,949 (20.29%) 21,639 20,310
Christian 112 (0.05%) 66 46
Sikh 15 (0.01%) 8 7
Buddhist 2 (0%) 0 2
Jain 6 (0%) 4 2
Other Religion 2 (0%) 0 2
No Religion Specified 176 (0.09%) 83 93

Literacy Rate - Mahishi Block

Average literacy rate of Mahishi Block in 2011 were 48.37% in which, male and female literacy were 59.91% and 35.59% respectively. Total literate in Mahishi Block were 78,399 of which male and female were 51,040 and 27,359 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Mahishi Block

The Sex Ratio of Mahishi Block is 907 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 907 females in Mahishi Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 924 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 907 ) of Mahishi Block.


Child Population - Mahishi Block

According to Census 2011, there were 44,700 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mahishi Block. Out of which 44,700 were male while 44,700 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Mahishi Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Mahishi Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Mahishi 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 44,700.

Total Urban Rural
Population 206,774 0 206,774
Children (0 - 6 years) 44,700 0 44,700
Schedule Caste 49,227 0 49,227
Schedule Tribe 141 0 141
Literacy 48.37% - 48.37%
Sex Ratio 907 - 907

Working Population - Mahishi Block

In Mahishi Block out of total population, 75,559 were engaged in work activities. 41.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 58.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 75,559 workers engaged in Main Work, 11,308 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 15,409 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 31,455 25,334 6,121
Cultivators 11,308 9,660 1,648
Agriculture Labourer 15,409 12,015 3,394
Household Industries 681 351 330
Other Workers 4,057 3,308 749
Marginal Workers 44,104 24,714 19,390
Non Working 131,215 58,389 72,826

Mahishi Block Map


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