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West Bengal Darjiling Kalimpong 1

State - West Bengal District - Darjiling Local Language - Bengali

About Kalimpong 1 Block

Kalimpong 1 is a Block placed in Darjiling district in West Bengal. Placed in urban region of West Bengal, it is one among the 12 blocks of Darjiling district. According to the government register, the block number of Kalimpong 1 is 3. The block has 51 villages and there are total 15358 families in this Block.

Population of Kalimpong 1 Block

As per Census 2011, Kalimpong 1's population is 74746. Out of this, 37750 are males while the females count 36996 here. This block has 7422 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 3795 are boys and 3627 are girls.

Literacy rate of Kalimpong 1 Block

Literacy rate in Kalimpong 1 block is 73%. 54820 out of total 74746 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 77% as 29389 males out of total 37750 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 68% as 25431 out of total 36996 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Kalimpong 1 block is 26%. Here 19926 out of total 74746 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 22% as 8361 males out of total 37750 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 31% and 11565 out of total 36996 females are illiterate in this block.

Agricultural status of Kalimpong 1 Block

The number of occupied people of Kalimpong 1 block is 29551 whereas 45195 are non-working. And out of 29551 occupied individual 4609 individuals are entirely reliant on cultivation.

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