Canning - II Block Profile

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Block Area :- 214.9 sq. km.

Canning - II Block of South Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 252,523 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 128,438 are males while 124,085 are females. In 2011 there were total 49,711 families residing in Canning - II Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Canning - II Block is 966.

Population Literacy Sex Ratio
252,523 66.51% 966

Canning - II Block Data

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

    Total Male Female
1 Children (Age 0-6) 43,455 22,157 21,298
2 Literacy 66.51% 60.56% 49.38%
3 Scheduled Caste 52,859 27,297 25,562
4 Scheduled Tribe 14,910 7,544 7,366
5 Illiterate 113,465 50,654 62,811

Caste-wise Population - Canning - II Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.9% of total population in Canning - II Block.

    Total Male Female
1 Schedule Caste 52,859 27,297 25,562
2 Schedule Tribe 14,910 7,544 7,366

Religion-wise Population - Canning - II Block

  Religion Total Male Female
1 Hindu 78,472 (31.08%) 40,413 38,059
2 Muslim 169,389 (67.08%) 85,753 83,636
3 Christian 953 (0.38%) 491 462
4 Sikh 23 (0.01%) 10 13
5 Buddhist 12 (0%) 7 5
6 Jain 42 (0.02%) 18 24
7 Other Religion  2,686 (1.06%) 1,310 1,376
8 No Religion Specified 946 (0.37%) 436 510

Literacy Rate - Canning - II Block

Average literacy rate of Canning - II Block in 2011 were 66.51% in which, male and female literacy were 73.19% and 59.61% respectively. Total literate in Canning - II Block were 139,058 of which male and female were 77,784 and 61,274 respectively.

Sex Ratio - Canning - II Block

The Sex Ratio of Canning - II Block is 966. Thus for every 1000 men there were 966 females in Canning - II Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ratio was 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 966 ) of Canning - II Block.

Child Population - Canning - II Block

According to Census 2011, there were 43,455 children between ages 0 to 6 years in Canning - II Block. Out of which 43,455 were male while 43,455 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Canning - II Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,447 families under Canning - II Block living in urban areas while 2,447 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 4.4% of total population of Canning - II Block lives in Urban areas while 95.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,799 while that in rural region is 41,656.

    Total Urban Rural
1 Population 252,523 11,192 241,331
2 Children (0 - 6 years) 43,455 1,799 41,656
3 Schedule Caste 52,859 630 52,229
4 Schedule Tribe 14,910 0 14,910
5 Literacy 66.51% 60.26% 66.81%
6 Sex Ratio 966 981 965

Working Population - Canning - II Block

In Canning - II Block out of total population, 83,899 were engaged in work activities. 52.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. of 83,899 workers engaged in Main Work, 8,733 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 20,425 were Agricultural labourer.

    Total Male Female
  Main Workers 43,939 39,465 4,474
  Cultivators 8,733 8,274 459
  Agriculture Labourer 20,425 18,776 1,649
  Household Industries 1,239 798 441
  Other Workers 13,542 11,617 1,925
  Marginal Workers 39,960 27,030 12,930
  Non Working 168,624 61,943 106,681

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