Tapan Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dakshin Dinajpur district, West Bengal

Tapan Block of Dakshin Dinajpur district has total population of 250,504 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 128,500 are males while 122,004 are females. In 2011 there were total 59,443 families residing in Tapan Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Tapan Block is 949.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Tapan Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 68.6% and the sex ratio of Tapan Block is 949.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tapan Block is 28276 which is 11% of the total population. There are 14470 male children and 13806 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tapan Block is 954 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 949 ) of Tapan Block.

The total literacy rate of Tapan Block is 68.62%. The male literacy rate is 65.88% and the female literacy rate is 55.59% in Tapan Block.

Population
250,504
Literacy
68.62%
Sex Ratio
949

To facilitate the administration, Tapan Block is further divided into 279 villages.

Tapan Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 28,276 14,470 13,806
Literacy 68.62% 65.88% 55.59%
Scheduled Caste 80,963 41,736 39,227
Scheduled Tribe 55,965 28,174 27,791
Illiterate 98,022 43,844 54,178

Caste-wise Population - Tapan Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 32.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 22.3% of total population in Tapan Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 80,963 41,736 39,227
Schedule Tribe 55,965 28,174 27,791

Religion-wise Population - Tapan Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 173,255 (69.16%) 88,866 84,389
Muslim 71,109 (28.39%) 36,605 34,504
Christian 4,554 (1.82%) 2,230 2,324
Sikh 30 (0.01%) 15 15
Buddhist 8 (0%) 3 5
Jain 72 (0.03%) 39 33
Other Religion 1,088 (0.43%) 546 542
No Religion Specified 388 (0.15%) 196 192

Literacy Rate - Tapan Block

Average literacy rate of Tapan Block in 2011 were 68.62% in which, male and female literacy were 74.24% and 62.69% respectively. Total literate in Tapan Block were 152,482 of which male and female were 84,656 and 67,826 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Tapan Block

The Sex Ratio of Tapan Block is 949 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 949 females in Tapan Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 954 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 949 ) of Tapan Block.


Child Population - Tapan Block

According to Census 2011, there were 28,276 children between age 0 to 6 years in Tapan Block. Out of which 28,276 were male while 28,276 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Tapan Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Tapan Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Tapan 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 28,276.

Total Urban Rural
Population 250,504 0 250,504
Children (0 - 6 years) 28,276 0 28,276
Schedule Caste 80,963 0 80,963
Schedule Tribe 55,965 0 55,965
Literacy 68.62% - 68.62%
Sex Ratio 949 - 949

Working Population - Tapan Block

In Tapan Block out of total population, 114,317 were engaged in work activities. 67.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 114,317 workers engaged in Main Work, 32,687 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 31,867 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 77,666 63,077 14,589
Cultivators 32,687 30,006 2,681
Agriculture Labourer 31,867 22,855 9,012
Household Industries 1,605 1,063 542
Other Workers 11,507 9,153 2,354
Marginal Workers 36,651 13,692 22,959
Non Working 136,187 51,731 84,456

Tapan Block Map


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