Patharpratima Block Profile

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Block Area :- 484.5 sq. km.

Namkhana Block of South Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 182,830 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 93,351 are males while 89,479 are females. In 2011 there were total 41,433 families residing in Namkhana Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Namkhana Block is 959.

Population Literacy Sex Ratio
331,823 82.11% 959

Patharpratima Block Data

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

    Total Male Female
1 Children (Age 0-6) 42,021 21,389 20,632
2 Literacy 82.11% 77.36% 65.82%
3 Scheduled Caste 76,163 38,727 37,436
4 Scheduled Tribe 2,640 1,329 1,311
5 Illiterate 93,868 38,359 55,509

Caste-wise Population - Patharpratima Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Patharpratima Block.

    Total Male Female
1 Schedule Caste 76,163 38,727 37,436
2 Schedule Tribe 2,640 1,329 1,311

Religion-wise Population - Patharpratima Block

  Religion Total Male Female
1 Hindu 295,027 (88.91%) 151,037 143,990
2 Muslim 35,566 (10.72%) 17,734 17,832
3 Christian 725 (0.22%) 385 340
4 Sikh 29 (0.01%) 15 14
5 Buddhist 32 (0.01%) 15 17
6 Jain 26 (0.01%) 12 14
7 Other Religion 14 (0%) 6 8
8 No Religion Specified 404 (0.12%) 218 186

Literacy Rate - Patharpratima Block

Average literacy rate of Patharpratima Block in 2011 were 82.11% in which, male and female literacy were 88.54% and 75.4% respectively. Total literate in Patharpratima Block were 237,955 of which male and female were 131,063 and 106,892 respectively.

Sex Ratio - Patharpratima Block

The Sex Ratio of Patharpratima Block is 959. Thus for every 1000 men there were 959 females in Patharpratima Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ratio was 965 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 959 ) of Patharpratima Block.

Child Population - Patharpratima Block

According to Census 2011, there were 42,021 children between ages 0 to 6 years in Patharpratima Block. Out of which 42,021 were male while 42,021 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Patharpratima Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Patharpratima Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Patharpratima 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 42,021.

    Total Urban Rural
1 Population 331,823 0 331,823
2 Children (0 - 6 years) 42,021 0 42,021
3 Schedule Caste 76,163 0 76,163
4 Schedule Tribe 2,640 0 2,640
5 Literacy 82.11% 0% 82.11%
6 Sex Ratio 959 0 959

Working Population - Patharpratima Block

In Patharpratima Block out of total population, 141,001 were engaged in work activities. 46.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 53.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. of 141,001 workers engaged in Main Work, 17,007 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 24,312 were Agricultural labourer.

    Total Male Female
1 Main Workers 65,105 56,325 8,780
2 Cultivators 17,007 15,552 1,455
3 Agriculture Labourer 24,312 21,066 3,246
4 Household Industries 1,617 911 706
5 Other Workers 22,169 18,796 3,373
6 Marginal Workers 75,896 41,819 34,077
7 Non Working 190,822 71,278 119,544

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