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

Wazirganj Block of Gaya district has a total population of 221,731 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 113,601 are males while 108,130 are females. In 2011 there were a total 34,568 families residing in Wazirganj Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Wazirganj Block is 952.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Wazirganj Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 62.2% and the sex ratio of Wazirganj Block is 952.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Wazirganj Block is 39708 which is 18% of the total population. There are 20247 male children and 19461 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Wazirganj Block is 961 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 952 ) of Wazirganj Block.

The total literacy rate of Wazirganj Block is 62.17%. The male literacy rate is 59.89% and the female literacy rate is 41.75% in Wazirganj Block.

Population
221,731
Literacy
62.17%
Sex Ratio
952

To facilitate the administration, Wazirganj Block is further divided into 147 villages.

Wazirganj Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 39,708 20,247 19,461
Literacy 62.17% 59.89% 41.75%
Scheduled Caste 74,859 38,270 36,589
Scheduled Tribe 133 66 67
Illiterate 108,559 45,569 62,990

Caste-wise Population - Wazirganj Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Wazirganj Block of Bihar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 74,859 38,270 36,589
Schedule Tribe 133 66 67

Religion-wise Population - Wazirganj Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 205,917 (92.87%) 105,619 100,298
Muslim 14,863 (6.7%) 7,477 7,386
Christian 192 (0.09%) 110 82
Sikh 21 (0.01%) 8 13
Buddhist 44 (0.02%) 27 17
Jain 68 (0.03%) 37 31
Other Religion 10 (0%) 4 6
No Religion Specified 616 (0.28%) 319 297

Literacy Rate - Wazirganj Block

Average literacy rate of Wazirganj Block in 2011 were 62.17% in which, male and female literacy were 72.88% and 50.91% respectively. Total literate in Wazirganj Block were 113,172 of which male and female were 68,032 and 45,140 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Wazirganj Block

The Sex Ratio of Wazirganj Block is 952 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 952 females in Wazirganj Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 961 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 952 ) of Wazirganj Block.


Child Population - Wazirganj Block

According to Census 2011, there were 39,708 children between age 0 to 6 years in Wazirganj Block. Out of which 39,708 were male while 39,708 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Wazirganj Block

As per Census 2011, there are a total 0 families under Wazirganj Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Wazirganj Block lives in Urban areas while 100% lives in Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban regions is 0 while that in rural regions is 39,708.

Total Urban Rural
Population 221,731 0 221,731
Children (0 - 6 years) 39,708 0 39,708
Schedule Caste 74,859 0 74,859
Schedule Tribe 133 0 133
Literacy 62.17% - 62.17%
Sex Ratio 952 - 952

Working Population - Wazirganj Block

In Wazirganj Block out of total population, 85,695 were engaged in work activities. 62.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 85,695 workers engaged in Main Work, 17,056 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23,267 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 53,479 37,346 16,133
Cultivators 17,056 12,376 4,680
Agriculture Labourer 23,267 15,271 7,996
Household Industries 2,300 1,450 850
Other Workers 10,856 8,249 2,607
Marginal Workers 32,216 17,086 15,130
Non Working 136,036 59,169 76,867

Nearby Blocks from Wazirganj Block

Below is the list of Blocks near Wazirganj Block in Gaya district.


Wazirganj Block Map


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