Potka Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Purbi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand
Potka Block of Purbi Singhbhum district has a total population of 199,612 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 99,918 are males while 99,694 are females. In 2011 there were a total 41,387 families residing in Potka Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Potka Block is 998.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 5.3% people live in Urban areas while 94.7% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79% while that in rural areas is 63.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Potka Block is 972 while that of Rural areas is 999.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Potka Block is 30391 which is 15% of the total population. There are 15596 male children and 14795 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Potka Block is 949 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 998 ) of Potka Block.
The total literacy rate of Potka Block is 64.09%. The male literacy rate is 64.48% and the female literacy rate is 44.17% in Potka Block.
To facilitate the administration, Potka Block is further divided into 1 town and 291 villages.
Potka Block Data
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Potka Block.
|Children (Age 0-6)||30,391||15,596||14,795|
Caste-wise Population - Potka Block
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 52.5% of total population in Potka Block of Jharkhand.
Religion-wise Population - Potka Block
|No Religion Specified||257||(0.13%)||120||137|
Literacy Rate - Potka Block
Average literacy rate of Potka Block in 2011 were 64.09% in which, male and female literacy were 76.4% and 51.87% respectively. Total literate in Potka Block were 108,462 of which male and female were 64,425 and 44,037 respectively.
Sex Ratio - Potka Block
The Sex Ratio of Potka Block is 998 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 998 females in Potka Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 949 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 998 ) of Potka Block.
Child Population - Potka Block
According to Census 2011, there were 30,391 children between age 0 to 6 years in Potka Block. Out of which 30,391 were male while 30,391 were female.
Urban/Rural Population - Potka Block
As per Census 2011, there are a total 1,951 families under Potka Block living in urban areas while 1,951 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 5.3% of total population of Potka Block lives in Urban areas while 94.7% lives in Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban regions is 1,517 while that in rural regions is 28,874.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||30,391||1,517||28,874|
Working Population - Potka Block
In Potka Block out of total population, 78,880 were engaged in work activities. 43.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 56.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 78,880 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,774 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,250 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Blocks from Potka Block
Below is the list of Blocks near Potka Block in Purbi Singhbhum district.
|Ghatshila Block population||129,905|
|Musabani Block population||107,084|
|Golmuri-Cum-Jugsalai Block population||1,260,201|
|Dumaria Block population||62,128|
|Boram Block population||69,013|
|Dhalbhumgarh Block population||61,932|
|Patamda Block population||82,876|
|Gurbandha Block population||43,001|
|Chakulia Block population||125,116|
|Baharagora Block population||153,051|
Potka Block Map
- Census 2011 Data - censusindia.gov.in
- Potka, Jharkhand - Wikipedia