Hingalganj Block Profile

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Block Area :- 230.4 sq. km.

Hingalganj Block of North Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 174,545 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 88,937 are males while 85,608 are females. In 2011 there were total 46,048 families residing in Hingalganj Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Hingalganj Block is 963.

Population Literacy Sex Ratio
174,545 76.85% 963

Hingalganj Block Data

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

    Total Male Female
1 Children (Age 0-6) 18,880 9,567 9,313
2 Literacy 76.85% 75.17% 61.64%
3 Scheduled Caste 115,227 59,011 56,216
4 Scheduled Tribe 12,743 6,414 6,329
5 Illiterate 54,915 22,079 32,836

Caste-wise Population - Hingalganj Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 66% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 7.3% of total population in Hingalganj Block.

    Total Male Female
1 Schedule Caste 115,227 59,011 56,216
2 Schedule Tribe 12,743 6,414 6,329

Religion-wise Population - Hingalganj Block

1 Religion Total Male Female
2 Hindu 153,550 (87.97%) 78,591 74,959
3 Muslim 20,623 (11.82%) 10,149 10,474
4 Christian 75 (0.04%) 40 35
5 Sikh  25 (0.01%) 16 9
6 Buddhist 21 (0.01%) 13 8
7 Jain  8 (0%) 6 2
8 Other Religion  6 (0%) 2 4
9 No Religion Specified 237 (0.14%) 120 117

Literacy Rate - Hingalganj Block

Average literacy rate of Hingalganj Block in 2011 were 76.85% in which, male and female literacy were 84.24% and 69.17% respectively. Total literate in Hingalganj Block were 119,630 of which male and female were 66,858 and 52,772 respectively.

Sex Ratio - Hingalganj Block

The Sex Ratio of Hingalganj Block is 963. Thus for every 1000 men there were 963 females in Hingalganj Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ratio was 973 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 963 ) of Hingalganj Block.

Child Population - Hingalganj Block

According to Census 2011, there were 18,880 children between ages 0 to 6 years in Hingalganj Block. Out of which 18,880 were male while 18,880 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Hingalganj Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 3,931 families under Hingalganj Block living in urban areas while 3,931 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 8.6% of total population of Hingalganj Block lives in Urban areas while 91.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,739 while that in rural region is 17,141.

    Total Urban Rural
1 Population 174,545 15,076 159,469
2 Children (0 - 6 years) 18,880 1,739 17,141
3 Schedule Caste 115,227 3,421 111,806
4 Schedule Tribe 12,743 239 12,504
5 Literacy 76.85% 63.27% 78.12%
6 Sex Ratio 963 1,004 959

Working Population - Hingalganj Block

In Hingalganj Block out of total population, 74,515 were engaged in work activities. 54.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. of 74,515 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,767 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 17,577 were Agricultural labourer.

    Total Male Female
1 Main Workers 40,701 33,790 6,911
2 Cultivators 7,767 7,376 391
3 Agriculture Labourer 17,577 15,713 1,864
4 Household Industries 4,087 2,107 1,980
5 Other Workers 11,270 8,594 2,676
6 Marginal Workers 33,814 19,312 14,502
7 Non Working 100,030 35,835 64,195

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