Sandeshkhali - I Block Profile

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Block Area :- 181.2 sq. km.

Sandeshkhali - I Block of North Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 164,465 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 83,925 are males while 80,540 are females. In 2011 there were total 37,344 families residing in Sandeshkhali - I Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Sandeshkhali - I Block is 960.

Population Literacy Sex Ratio
164,465 71.08% 960

Sandeshkhali - I Block Data

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

    Total Male Female
1 Children (Age 0-6) 22,394 11,568 10,826
2 Literacy 71.08% 67.32% 55.22%
3 Scheduled Caste 50,812 26,321 24,491
4 Scheduled Tribe 42,674 21,635 21,039
5 Illiterate 63,487 27,424 36,063

Caste-wise Population - Sandeshkhali - I Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 25.9% of total population in Sandeshkhali - I Block.

    Total Male Female
1 Schedule Caste 50,812 26,321 24,491
2 Schedule Tribe 42,674 21,635 21,039

Religion-wise Population - Sandeshkhali - I Block

  Religion Total Male Female
1 Hindu 113,793 (69.19%) 58,339 55,454
2 Muslim 50,029 (30.42%) 25,254 24,775
3 Christian 353 (0.21%) 188 165
4 Sikh 5 (0%) 3 2
5 Buddhist 8 (0%) 4 4
6 Jain 7 (0%) 3 4
7 Other Religion 12 (0.01%) 7 5
8 No Religion Specified 258 (0.16%) 127 131

Literacy Rate - Sandeshkhali - I Block

Average literacy rate of Sandeshkhali - I Block in 2011 were 71.08% in which, male and female literacy were 78.09% and 63.8% respectively. Total literate in Sandeshkhali - I Block were 100,978 of which male and female were 56,501 and 44,477 respectively.

Sex Ratio - Sandeshkhali - I Block

The Sex Ratio of Sandeshkhali - I Block is 960. Thus for every 1000 men there were 960 females in Sandeshkhali - I Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ratio was 936 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 960 ) of Sandeshkhali - I Block.

Child Population - Sandeshkhali - I Block

According to Census 2011, there were 22,394 children between ages 0 to 6 years in Sandeshkhali - I Block. Out of which 22,394 were male while 22,394 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Sandeshkhali - I Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Sandeshkhali - I Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Sandeshkhali - I 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 22,394.

    Total Urban Rural
1 Population 164,465 0 164,465
2 Children (0 - 6 years) 22,394 0 22,394
3 Schedule Caste 50,812 0 50,812
4 Schedule Tribe 42,674 0 42,674
5 Literacy 71.08% 0% 71.08%
6 Sex Ratio 960 0 960

Working Population - Sandeshkhali - I Block

In Sandeshkhali - I Block out of total population, 61,005 were engaged in work activities. 65.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. of 61,005 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,098 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 16,034 were Agricultural labourer.

    Total Male Female
1 Main Workers 40,131 34,629 5,502
2 Cultivators 7,098 6,648 450
3 Agriculture Labourer 16,034 14,008 2,026
4 Household Industries 828 382 446
5 Other Workers 16,171 13,591 2,580
6 Marginal Workers 20,874 12,272 8,602
7 Non Working 103,460 37,024 66,436

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