Mathurapur - I Block Profile

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Block Area :- 147.3 sq. km.

Mathurapur - I Block of South Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 195,104 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 100,093 are males while 95,011 are females. In 2011 there were total 40,602 families residing in Mathurapur - I Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Mathurapur - I Block is 949.

Population Literacy Sex Ratio
195,104 73.93% 949

Mathurapur - I Block Data

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

    Total Male Female
1 Children (Age 0-6) 27,851 14,101 13,750
2 Literacy 73.93% 69.25% 57.19%
3 Scheduled Caste 68,636 35,480 33,156
4 Scheduled Tribe 496 244 252
5 Illiterate 71,457 30,782 40,675

Caste-wise Population - Mathurapur - I Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Mathurapur - I Block.

    Total Male Female
1 Schedule Caste 68,636 35,480 33,156
2 Schedule Tribe 496 244 252

Religion-wise Population - Mathurapur - I Block

  Religion Total Male Female
1 Hindu 115,977 (59.44%) 59,907 56,070
2 Muslim 78,835 (40.41%) 40,049 38,786
3 Christian 68 (0.03%) 39 29
4 Sikh 22 (0.01%) 8 14
5 Buddhist 13 (0.01%) 5 8
6 Jain 14 (0.01%) 5 9
7 Other Religion 1 (0%) 0 1
8 No Religion Specified 174 (0.09%) 80 94

Literacy Rate - Mathurapur - I Block

Average literacy rate of Mathurapur - I Block in 2011 were 73.93% in which, male and female literacy were 80.6% and 66.87% respectively. Total literate in Mathurapur - I Block were 123,647 of which male and female were 69,311 and 54,336 respectively.

Sex Ratio - Mathurapur - I Block

The Sex Ratio of Mathurapur - I Block is 949. Thus for every 1000 men there were 949 females in Mathurapur - I Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ratio was 975 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 949 ) of Mathurapur - I Block.

Child Population - Mathurapur - I Block

According to Census 2011, there were 27,851 children between ages 0 to 6 years in Mathurapur - I Block. Out of which 27,851 were male while 27,851 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Mathurapur - I Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 5,419 families under Mathurapur - I Block living in urban areas while 5,419 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 13.2% of total population of Mathurapur - I Block lives in Urban areas while 86.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 3,468 while that in rural region is 24,383.

    Total Urban Rural
1 Population 195,104 25,841 169,263
2 Children (0 - 6 years) 27,851 3,468 24,383
3 Schedule Caste 68,636 4,251 64,385
4 Schedule Tribe 496 1 495
5 Literacy 73.93% 76.75% 73.49%
6 Sex Ratio 949 931 952

Working Population - Mathurapur - I Block

In Mathurapur - I Block out of total population, 64,219 were engaged in work activities. 56.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. of 64,219 workers engaged in Main Work, 4,498 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,263 were Agricultural labourer.

    Total Male Female
1 Main Workers 36,415 32,433 3,982
2 Cultivators 4,498 4,254 244
3 Agriculture Labourer 10,263 9,876 387
4 Household Industries 1,937 1,373 564
5 Other Workers 19,717 16,930 2,787
6 Marginal Workers 27,804 20,955 6,849
7 Non Working 130,885 46,705 84,180

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