Sherghati Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Gaya district, Bihar

Sherghati Block of Gaya district has total population of 155,425 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 80,310 are males while 75,115 are females. In 2011 there were total 24,942 families residing in Sherghati Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Sherghati Block is 935.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 26.2% people lives in Urban areas while 73.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 74.3% while that in the rural areas is 59.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sherghati Block is 921 while that of Rural areas is 941.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sherghati Block is 28164 which is 18% of the total population. There are 14212 male children and 13952 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sherghati Block is 982 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 935 ) of Sherghati Block.

The total literacy rate of Sherghati Block is 63.77%. The male literacy rate is 58.44% and the female literacy rate is 45.56% in Sherghati Block.

Population
155,425
Literacy
63.77%
Sex Ratio
935

To facilitate the administration, Sherghati Block is further divided into 1 town and 86 villages.

Sherghati Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 28,164 14,212 13,952
Literacy 63.77% 58.44% 45.56%
Scheduled Caste 48,151 24,943 23,208
Scheduled Tribe 29 19 10
Illiterate 74,269 33,376 40,893

Caste-wise Population - Sherghati Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Sherghati Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 48,151 24,943 23,208
Schedule Tribe 29 19 10

Religion-wise Population - Sherghati Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 124,079 (79.83%) 64,159 59,920
Muslim 30,831 (19.84%) 15,891 14,940
Christian 204 (0.13%) 100 104
Sikh 14 (0.01%) 7 7
Buddhist 8 (0.01%) 4 4
Jain 21 (0.01%) 10 11
Other Religion 2 (0%) 2 0
No Religion Specified 266 (0.17%) 137 129

Literacy Rate - Sherghati Block

Average literacy rate of Sherghati Block in 2011 were 63.77% in which, male and female literacy were 71.01% and 55.95% respectively. Total literate in Sherghati Block were 81,156 of which male and female were 46,934 and 34,222 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Sherghati Block

The Sex Ratio of Sherghati Block is 935 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 935 females in Sherghati Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 982 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 935 ) of Sherghati Block.


Child Population - Sherghati Block

According to Census 2011, there were 28,164 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sherghati Block. Out of which 28,164 were male while 28,164 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Sherghati Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 6,113 families under Sherghati Block living in urban areas while 6,113 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 26.2% of total population of Sherghati Block lives in Urban areas while 73.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,514 while that in rural region is 21,650.

Total Urban Rural
Population 155,425 40,666 114,759
Children (0 - 6 years) 28,164 6,514 21,650
Schedule Caste 48,151 6,195 41,956
Schedule Tribe 29 5 24
Literacy 63.77% 74.34% 59.89%
Sex Ratio 935 921 941

Working Population - Sherghati Block

In Sherghati Block out of total population, 56,507 were engaged in work activities. 55% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 56,507 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,782 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 11,975 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 31,057 23,776 7,281
Cultivators 5,782 4,759 1,023
Agriculture Labourer 11,975 8,414 3,561
Household Industries 2,403 1,504 899
Other Workers 10,897 9,099 1,798
Marginal Workers 25,450 13,970 11,480
Non Working 98,918 42,564 56,354

Sherghati Block Map


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