Minakhan Block Profile

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Block Area :- 157.1 sq. km.

Minakhan Block of North Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 199,084 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 101,827 are males while 97,257 are females. In 2011 there were total 43,756 families residing in Minakhan Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Minakhan Block is 955.

Population Literacy Sex Ratio
199,084 71.33% 955

Minakhan Block Data

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

    Total Male Female
1 Children (Age 0-6) 27,645 14,097 13,548
2 Literacy 71.33% 66.51% 56.09%
3 Scheduled Caste 60,578 31,438 29,140
4 Scheduled Tribe 18,564 9,458 9,106
5 Illiterate 76,801 34,099 42,702

Caste-wise Population - Minakhan Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.3% of total population in Minakhan Block.

    Total Male Female
1 Schedule Caste 60,578 31,438 29,140
2 Schedule Tribe 18,564 9,458 9,106

Religion-wise Population - Minakhan Block

  Religion Total Male Female
1 Hindu 95,091 (47.76%) 49,170 45,921
2 Muslim 102,733 (51.6%) 52,026 50,707
3 Christian 1,031 (0.52%) 521 510
4 Sikh 8 (0%) 5 3
5 Buddhist  10 (0.01%) 7 3
6 Jain  11 (0.01%) 6 5
7 Other Religion  83 (0.04%) 38 45
8 No Religion Specified 117 (0.06%) 54 63

Literacy Rate - Minakhan Block

Average literacy rate of Minakhan Block in 2011 were 71.33% in which, male and female literacy were 77.2% and 65.17% respectively. Total literate in Minakhan Block were 122,283 of which male and female were 67,728 and 54,555 respectively.

Sex Ratio - Minakhan Block

The Sex Ratio of Minakhan Block is 955 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 955 females in Minakhan Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ratio was 961 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 955 ) of Minakhan Block.

Child Population - Minakhan Block

According to Census 2011, there were 27,645 children between ages 0 to 6 years in Minakhan Block. Out of which 27,645 were male while 27,645 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Minakhan Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,636 families under Minakhan Block living in urban areas while 1,636 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 3.6% of total population of Minakhan Block lives in Urban areas while 96.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 940 while that in rural region is 26,705.

    Total Urban Rural
1 Population 199,084 7,111 191,973
2 Children (0 - 6 years) 27,645 940 26,705
3 Schedule Caste 60,578 3,564 57,014
4 Schedule Tribe 18,564 545 18,019
5 Literacy 71.33% 77.15% 71.11%
6 Sex Ratio 955 929 956

Working Population - Minakhan Block

In Minakhan Block out of total population, 68,327 were engaged in work activities. 66.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. of 68,327 workers engaged in Main Work, 8,345 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 18,028 were Agricultural labourer.

    Total Male Female
1 Main Workers 45,579 41,624 3,955
2 Cultivators 8,345 7,933 412
3 Agriculture Labourer 18,028 17,081 947
4 Household Industries 1,471 891 580
5 Other Workers 17,735 15,719 2,016
6 Marginal Workers 22,748 15,253 7,495
7 Non Working 130,757 44,950 85,807

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