Canning - I Block Profile

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Block Area :- 187.9 sq. km.

Canning - I Block of South Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 304,724 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 155,126 are males while 149,598 are females. In 2011 there were total 64,041 families residing in Canning - I Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Canning - I Block is 964.

Population Literacy Sex Ratio
304,724 70.76% 964

Canning - I Block Data

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

    Total Male Female
1 Children (Age 0-6) 44,344 22,824 21,520
2 Literacy 70.76% 66.79% 53.90%
3 Scheduled Caste 144,906 74,476 70,430
4 Scheduled Tribe 3,710 1,891 1,819
5 Illiterate 120,483 51,515 68,968

Caste-wise Population - Canning - I Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 47.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.2% of total population in Canning - I Block.

    Total Male Female
1 Schedule Caste 144,906 74,476 70,430
2 Schedule Tribe 3,710 1,891 1,819

Religion-wise Population - Canning - I Block

  Religion Total Male Female
1 Hindu 188,849 (61.97%) 96,794 92,055
2 Muslim 114,252 (37.49%) 57,434 56,818
3 Christian 114,252 (37.49%) 567 411
4 Sikh 33 (0.01%) 19 14
5 Buddhist 30 (0.01%) 16 14
6 Jain 16 (0.01%) 7 9
7 Other Religion  6 (0%) 3 3
8 No Religion Specified 560 (0.18%) 286 274

Literacy Rate - Canning - I Block

Average literacy rate of Canning - I Block in 2011 were 70.76% in which, male and female literacy were 78.31% and 62.95% respectively. Total literate in Canning - I Block were 184,241 of which male and female were 103,611 and 80,630 respectively.

Sex Ratio - Canning - I Block

The Sex Ratio of Canning - I Block is 964. Thus for every 1000 men there were 964 females in Canning - I Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ratio was 943 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 964 ) of Canning - I Block.

Child Population - Canning - I Block

According to Census 2011, there were 44,344 children between ages 0 to 6 years in Canning - I Block. Out of which 44,344 were male while 44,344 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Canning - I Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 27,990 families under Canning - I Block living in urban areas while 27,990 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 40.4% of total population of Canning - I Block lives in Urban areas while 59.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 14,284 while that in rural region is 30,060.

    Total Urban Rural
1 Population 304,724 123,216 181,508
2 Children (0 - 6 years) 44,344 14,284 30,060
3 Schedule Caste 144,906 64,438 80,468
4 Schedule Tribe 3,710 446 3,264
5 Literacy 70.76% 77.83% 65.67%
6 Sex Ratio 964 973 958

Working Population - Canning - I Block

In Canning - I Block out of total population, 108,848 were engaged in work activities. 67.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. of 108,848 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,586 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 13,380 were Agricultural labourer.

    Total Male Female
1 Main Workers 73,712 63,423 10,289
2 Cultivators 10,586 10,132 454
3 Agriculture Labourer 13,380 12,752 628
4 Household Industries 3,920 2,489 1,431
5 Other Workers 45,826 38,050 7,776
6 Marginal Workers 35,136 20,803 14,333
7 Non Working 195,876 70,900 124,976
 

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