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

Mal Block of Jalpaiguri district has total population of 299,556 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 151,826 are males while 147,730 are females. In 2011 there were total 64,310 families residing in Mal Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Mal Block is 973.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.1% people lives in Urban areas while 91.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76.3% while that in the rural areas is 65.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mal Block is 977 while that of Rural areas is 973.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mal Block is 39025 which is 13% of the total population. There are 19817 male children and 19208 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mal Block is 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 973 ) of Mal Block.

The total literacy rate of Mal Block is 66.31%. The male literacy rate is 64.54% and the female literacy rate is 50.61% in Mal Block.

Population
299,556
Literacy
66.31%
Sex Ratio
973

To facilitate the administration, Mal Block is further divided into 3 towns and 103 villages.

Mal Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 39,025 19,817 19,208
Literacy 66.31% 64.54% 50.61%
Scheduled Caste 80,400 41,463 38,937
Scheduled Tribe 103,356 51,664 51,692
Illiterate 126,803 53,832 72,971

Caste-wise Population - Mal Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 34.5% of total population in Mal Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 80,400 41,463 38,937
Schedule Tribe 103,356 51,664 51,692

Religion-wise Population - Mal Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 207,524 (69.28%) 105,610 101,914
Muslim 58,592 (19.56%) 29,840 28,752
Christian 24,958 (8.33%) 12,149 12,809
Sikh 101 (0.03%) 54 47
Buddhist 3,755 (1.25%) 1,840 1,915
Jain 25 (0.01%) 17 8
Other Religion 4,100 (1.37%) 2,096 2,004
No Religion Specified 501 (0.17%) 220 281

Literacy Rate - Mal Block

Average literacy rate of Mal Block in 2011 were 66.31% in which, male and female literacy were 74.23% and 58.17% respectively. Total literate in Mal Block were 172,753 of which male and female were 97,994 and 74,759 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Mal Block

The Sex Ratio of Mal Block is 973 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 973 females in Mal Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 973 ) of Mal Block.


Child Population - Mal Block

According to Census 2011, there were 39,025 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mal Block. Out of which 39,025 were male while 39,025 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Mal Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 5,375 families under Mal Block living in urban areas while 5,375 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 8.1% of total population of Mal Block lives in Urban areas while 91.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,934 while that in rural region is 36,091.

Total Urban Rural
Population 299,556 24,172 275,384
Children (0 - 6 years) 39,025 2,934 36,091
Schedule Caste 80,400 6,782 73,618
Schedule Tribe 103,356 2,195 101,161
Literacy 66.31% 76.27% 65.42%
Sex Ratio 973 977 973

Working Population - Mal Block

In Mal Block out of total population, 113,658 were engaged in work activities. 73.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 113,658 workers engaged in Main Work, 12,165 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 14,642 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 83,705 62,010 21,695
Cultivators 12,165 11,286 879
Agriculture Labourer 14,642 12,078 2,564
Household Industries 1,061 846 215
Other Workers 55,837 37,800 18,037
Marginal Workers 29,953 15,700 14,253
Non Working 185,898 74,116 111,782

Mal Block Map


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