Gosaba Block Profile

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Block Area :- 296.4 sq. km.

Gosaba Block of South Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 246,598 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 125,910 are males while 120,688 are females. In 2011 there were total 58,197 families residing in Gosaba Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Gosaba Block is 959.

Population Literacy Sex Ratio
246,598 78.98% 959

Gosaba Block Data

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

    Total Male Female
1 Children (Age 0-6) 27,841 14,057 13,784
2 Literacy 78.98% 76.75% 63.09%
3 Scheduled Caste 154,584 79,318 75,266
4 Scheduled Tribe 23,343 11,766 11,577
5 Illiterate 73,817 29,268 44,549

Caste-wise Population - Gosaba Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 62.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.5% of total population in Gosaba Block.

    Total Male Female
1 Schedule Caste 154,584 79,318 75,266
2 Schedule Tribe 23,343 11,766 11,577

Religion-wise Population - Gosaba Block

  Religion Total Male Female
1 Hindu 217,155 (88.06%) 111,172 105,983
2 Muslim 21,286 (8.63%) 10,668 10,618
3 Christian 3,200 (1.3%) 1,596 1,604
4 Sikh 38 (0.02%) 17 21
5 Buddhist 54 (0.02%) 21 33
6 Jain 29 (0.01%) 15 14
7 Other Religion 2,391 (0.97%) 1,202 1,189
8 No Religion Specified 2,445 (0.99%) 1,219 1,226

Literacy Rate - Gosaba Block

Average literacy rate of Gosaba Block in 2011 were 78.98% in which, male and female literacy were 86.4% and 71.22% respectively. Total literate in Gosaba Block were 172,781 of which male and female were 96,642 and 76,139 respectively.

Sex Ratio - Gosaba Block

The Sex Ratio of Gosaba Block is 959. Thus for every 1000 men there were 959 females in Gosaba Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ratio was 981 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 959 ) of Gosaba Block.

Child Population - Gosaba Block

According to Census 2011, there were 27,841 children between ages 0 to 6 years in Gosaba Block. Out of which 27,841 were male while 27,841 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Gosaba Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Gosaba Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Gosaba 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 27,841.

    Total Urban Rural
1 Population 246,598 0 246,598
2 Children (0 - 6 years) 27,841 0 27,841
3 Schedule Caste 154,584 0 154,584
4 Schedule Tribe 23,343 0 23,343
5 Literacy 78.98% 0% 78.98%
6 Sex Ratio 959 0 959

Working Population - Gosaba Block

    Total Male Female
1 Main Workers 50,994 43,720 7,274
2 Cultivators 14,425 12,962 1,463
3 Agriculture Labourer 23,194 20,408 2,786
4 Household Industries 1,178 774 404
5 Other Workers 12,197 9,576 2,621
6 Marginal Workers 60,002 32,096 27,906
7 Non Working 135,602 50,094 85,508

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