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

Salkhua Block of Saharsa district has total population of 132,844 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 69,953 are males while 62,891 are females. In 2011 there were total 24,785 families residing in Salkhua Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Salkhua Block is 899.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Salkhua Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 41% and the sex ratio of Salkhua Block is 899.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Salkhua Block is 29124 which is 22% of the total population. There are 14959 male children and 14165 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Salkhua Block is 947 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 899 ) of Salkhua Block.

The total literacy rate of Salkhua Block is 41.04%. The male literacy rate is 40.49% and the female literacy rate is 22.65% in Salkhua Block.

Population
132,844
Literacy
41.04%
Sex Ratio
899

To facilitate the administration, Salkhua Block is further divided into 43 villages.

Salkhua Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 29,124 14,959 14,165
Literacy 41.04% 40.49% 22.65%
Scheduled Caste 27,925 14,620 13,305
Scheduled Tribe 25 17 8
Illiterate 90,275 41,630 48,645

Caste-wise Population - Salkhua Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Salkhua Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 27,925 14,620 13,305
Schedule Tribe 25 17 8

Religion-wise Population - Salkhua Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 122,372 (92.12%) 64,449 57,923
Muslim 10,190 (7.67%) 5,346 4,844
Christian 68 (0.05%) 43 25
Sikh 13 (0.01%) 6 7
Buddhist 4 (0%) 3 1
Jain 6 (0%) 2 4
Other Religion 1 (0%) 0 1
No Religion Specified 190 (0.14%) 104 86

Literacy Rate - Salkhua Block

Average literacy rate of Salkhua Block in 2011 were 41.04% in which, male and female literacy were 51.5% and 29.24% respectively. Total literate in Salkhua Block were 42,569 of which male and female were 28,323 and 14,246 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Salkhua Block

The Sex Ratio of Salkhua Block is 899 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 899 females in Salkhua Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 947 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 899 ) of Salkhua Block.


Child Population - Salkhua Block

According to Census 2011, there were 29,124 children between age 0 to 6 years in Salkhua Block. Out of which 29,124 were male while 29,124 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Salkhua Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Salkhua Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Salkhua 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 29,124.

Total Urban Rural
Population 132,844 0 132,844
Children (0 - 6 years) 29,124 0 29,124
Schedule Caste 27,925 0 27,925
Schedule Tribe 25 0 25
Literacy 41.04% - 41.04%
Sex Ratio 899 - 899

Working Population - Salkhua Block

In Salkhua Block out of total population, 48,267 were engaged in work activities. 56.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 48,267 workers engaged in Main Work, 9,970 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 14,470 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 27,443 20,834 6,609
Cultivators 9,970 8,413 1,557
Agriculture Labourer 14,470 10,490 3,980
Household Industries 848 283 565
Other Workers 2,155 1,648 507
Marginal Workers 20,824 11,057 9,767
Non Working 84,577 38,062 46,515

Salkhua Block Map


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