Kakdwip Block Profile

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Block Area :- 252.7 sq. km.

Kakdwip Block of South Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 281,963 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 144,120 are males while 137,843 are females. In 2011 there were total 60,201 families residing in Kakdwip Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Kakdwip Block is 956.

Population Literacy Sex Ratio
281,963 77.93% 956

Kakdwip Block Data

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

    Total Male Female
1 Children (Age 0-6) 34,715 17,572 17,143
2 Literacy 77.93% 74.05% 62.37%
3 Scheduled Caste 97,944 50,564 47,380
4 Scheduled Tribe 1,836 907 929
5 Illiterate 89,271 37,394 51,877

Caste-wise Population - Kakdwip Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 34.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Kakdwip Block.

    Total Male Female
1 Schedule Caste 97,944 50,564 47,380
2 Schedule Tribe 1,836 907 929

Religion-wise Population - Kakdwip Block

  Religion Total Male Female
1 Hindu 232,263 (82.37%) 119,173 113,090
2 Muslim 48,181 (17.09%) 24,169 24,012
3 Christian 207 (0.07%) 105 102
4 Sikh 31 (0.01%) 15 16
5 Buddhist 27 (0.01%) 13 14
6 Jain 23 (0.01%) 15 8
7 Other Religion 30 (0.01%) 16 14
8 No Religion Specified 1,201 (0.43%) 614 587

Literacy Rate - Kakdwip Block

Average literacy rate of Kakdwip Block in 2011 were 77.93% in which, male and female literacy were 84.34% and 71.22% respectively. Total literate in Kakdwip Block were 192,692 of which male and female were 106,726 and 85,966 respectively.

Sex Ratio - Kakdwip Block

The Sex Ratio of Kakdwip Block is 956. Thus for every 1000 men there were 956 females in Kakdwip Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ratio was 976 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 956 ) of Kakdwip Block.

Child Population - Kakdwip Block

According to Census 2011, there were 34,715 children between ages 0 to 6 years in Kakdwip Block. Out of which 34,715 were male while 34,715 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kakdwip Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Kakdwip Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Kakdwip 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 34,715.

Working Population - Kakdwip Block

In Kakdwip Block out of total population, 100,663 were engaged in work activities. 59.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. of 100,663 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,440 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 14,625 were Agricultural labourer.

    Total Urban Rural
1 Population 281,963 0 281,963
2 Children (0 - 6 years) 34,715 0 34,715
3 Schedule Caste 97,944 0 97,944
4 Schedule Tribe 1,836 0 1,836
5 Literacy 77.93% 0% 77.93%
6 Sex Ratio 956 0 956
    Total Male Female
1 Main Workers 59,625 53,706 5,919
2 Cultivators 10,440 9,768 672
3 Agriculture Labourer 14,625 13,889 736
4 Household Industries 1,761 1,150 611
5 Other Workers 32,799 28,899 3,900
6 Marginal Workers 41,038 28,027 13,011
7 Non Working 181,300 62,387 118,913

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