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- Basanti Block Data
- Caste-wise Population
- Religion-wise Population
- Literacy Rate
- Sex Ratio
- Child Population
- Urban/Rural Population
- Working Population
Basanti Block of South Twenty Four Parganas district has total population of 336,717 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 171,279 are males while 165,438 are females. In 2011 there were total 70,818 families residing in Basanti Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Basanti Block is 966.
Basanti Block Data
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Basanti Block.
|1||Children (Age 0-6)||50,770||25,767||25,003|
Caste-wise Population - Basanti Block
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6% of total population in Basanti Block.
Religion-wise Population - Basanti Block
|7||Other Religion||326 (0.1%)||170||156|
|8||No Religion Specified||740 (0.22%)||363||377|
Literacy Rate - Basanti Block
Average literacy rate of Basanti Block in 2011 were 68.32% in which, male and female literacy were 75.75% and 60.62% respectively. Total literate in Basanti Block were 195,366 of which male and female were 110,229 and 85,137 respectively.
Sex Ratio - Basanti Block
The Sex Ratio of Basanti Block is 966. Thus for every 1000 men there were 966 females in Basanti Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ratio was 970 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 966 ) of Basanti Block.
Child Population - Basanti Block
According to Census 2011, there were 50,770 children between ages 0 to 6 years in Basanti Block. Out of which 50,770 were male while 50,770 were female.
Urban/Rural Population - Basanti Block
As per Census 2011, there are total 1,523 families under Basanti Block living in urban areas while 1,523 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 2% of total population of Basanti Block lives in Urban areas while 98% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 728 while that in rural region is 50,042.
|2||Children (0 - 6 years)||50,770||728||50,042|
Working Population - Basanti Block
In Basanti Block out of total population, 132,044 were engaged in work activities. 53% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. of 132,044 workers engaged in Main Work, 18,586 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 27,453 were Agricultural labourer.