Latehar district of Jharkhand has total population of 726,978 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 369,666 are males while 357,312 are females. In 2011 there were total 133,381 families residing in Latehar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Latehar district is 967.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.1% people lives in Urban areas while 92.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.3% while that in the rural areas is 58%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Latehar district is 914 while that of Rural areas is 971.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Latehar district is 137699 which is 19% of the total population. There are 69971 male children and 67728 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Latehar is 968 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (967) of Latehar district.
The total literacy rate of Latehar district is 59.51%. The male literacy rate is 56.73% and the female literacy rate is 39.45% in Latehar district.
To facilitate the administration, Latehar district is further divided into 9 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Latehar district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||137,699||69,971||67,728|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 45.5% of total population in Latehar district of Jharkhand.
|No Religion Specified||2,679||(0.37%)||1,330||1,349|
The total literacy rate of Latehar district was 59.51% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 350,682 literates, males were 209,706 while females were 140,976. Also the male literacy rate was 69.97% and the female literacy rate was 48.68% in Latehar district.
The Sex Ratio of Latehar district is 967 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 967 females in Latehar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 968 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 967 ) of Latehar district.
The total area of Latehar district is 4,291 km2. Thus the density of Latehar district is 169 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 39 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,252 sq. km. is under rural region.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Latehar, 7.13% people lived in urban regions while 92.87% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 51,858 out of which 27,100 were males while remaining 24,758 were females. In rural areas of Latehar, male population was 342,566 while female population was 332,554.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Latehar was 914 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Latehar was 924 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Latehar were 7,782 which is 15.01% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Latehar was 971 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Latehar was 971 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Latehar for urban regions was 78.33 percent in which males were 84.77% literate while female literacy stood at 71.26%. The total literate population of Latehar was 350,682. Similarly in rural areas of Latehar, the average literacy rate was 57.99 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 68.74% and 46.92% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Latehar were 316,158.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||971||924|
According to Census 2011, there were 137,699 children between age 0 to 6 years in Latehar district. Out of which 69,971 were male while 67,728 were female.
In Latehar district out of total population, 313,379 were engaged in work activities. 37.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 62.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 313,379 workers engaged in Main Work, 47,375 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 33,198 were Agricultural labourer.