Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dhanbad district, Jharkhand

Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block of Dhanbad district has total population of 426,613 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 221,363 are males while 205,250 are females. In 2011 there were total 80,809 families residing in Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block is 927.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 38.6% people lives in Urban areas while 61.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76.3% while that in the rural areas is 65.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block is 907 while that of Rural areas is 940.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block is 60272 which is 14% of the total population. There are 31220 male children and 29052 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block is 931 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 927 ) of Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block.

The total literacy rate of Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block is 69.86%. The male literacy rate is 69.01% and the female literacy rate is 50.27% in Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block.

Population
426,613
Literacy
69.86%
Sex Ratio
927

To facilitate the administration, Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block is further divided into 12 towns and 248 villages.

Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 60,272 31,220 29,052
Literacy 69.86% 69.01% 50.27%
Scheduled Caste 71,481 36,490 34,991
Scheduled Tribe 62,150 30,857 31,293
Illiterate 170,672 68,609 102,063

Caste-wise Population - Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 14.6% of total population in Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 71,481 36,490 34,991
Schedule Tribe 62,150 30,857 31,293

Religion-wise Population - Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 342,205 (80.21%) 178,416 163,789
Muslim 57,581 (13.5%) 29,779 27,802
Christian 1,303 (0.31%) 650 653
Sikh 1,311 (0.31%) 694 617
Buddhist 23 (0.01%) 11 12
Jain 27 (0.01%) 15 12
Other Religion 23,813 (5.58%) 11,598 12,215
No Religion Specified 350 (0.08%) 200 150

Literacy Rate - Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block

Average literacy rate of Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block in 2011 were 69.86% in which, male and female literacy were 80.34% and 58.56% respectively. Total literate in Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block were 255,941 of which male and female were 152,754 and 103,187 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block

The Sex Ratio of Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block is 927 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 927 females in Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 931 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 927 ) of Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block.


Child Population - Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block

According to Census 2011, there were 60,272 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block. Out of which 60,272 were male while 60,272 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 31,301 families under Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block living in urban areas while 31,301 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 38.6% of total population of Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block lives in Urban areas while 61.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 21,245 while that in rural region is 39,027.

Total Urban Rural
Population 426,613 164,720 261,893
Children (0 - 6 years) 60,272 21,245 39,027
Schedule Caste 71,481 29,504 41,977
Schedule Tribe 62,150 5,488 56,662
Literacy 69.86% 76.3% 65.72%
Sex Ratio 927 907 940

Working Population - Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block

In Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block out of total population, 144,148 were engaged in work activities. 60.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 39.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 144,148 workers engaged in Main Work, 9,696 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7,249 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 87,148 75,100 12,048
Cultivators 9,696 7,781 1,915
Agriculture Labourer 7,249 5,430 1,819
Household Industries 2,226 1,673 553
Other Workers 67,977 60,216 7,761
Marginal Workers 57,000 34,911 22,089
Non Working 282,465 111,352 171,113

Nirsa-Cum-Chirkunda Block Map


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