Chandwa Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Latehar district, Jharkhand

Chandwa Block of Latehar district has total population of 106,653 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 54,168 are males while 52,485 are females. In 2011 there were total 19,232 families residing in Chandwa Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Chandwa Block is 969.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15.9% people lives in Urban areas while 84.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76.7% while that in the rural areas is 54.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Chandwa Block is 933 while that of Rural areas is 976.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chandwa Block is 20172 which is 19% of the total population. There are 10234 male children and 9938 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chandwa Block is 971 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 969 ) of Chandwa Block.

The total literacy rate of Chandwa Block is 58.47%. The male literacy rate is 55.6% and the female literacy rate is 38.95% in Chandwa Block.

Population
106,653
Literacy
58.47%
Sex Ratio
969

To facilitate the administration, Chandwa Block is further divided into 2 towns and 83 villages.

Chandwa Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 20,172 10,234 9,938
Literacy 58.47% 55.6% 38.95%
Scheduled Caste 26,052 13,101 12,951
Scheduled Tribe 44,223 22,191 22,032
Illiterate 56,091 24,049 32,042

Caste-wise Population - Chandwa Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 41.5% of total population in Chandwa Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 26,052 13,101 12,951
Schedule Tribe 44,223 22,191 22,032

Religion-wise Population - Chandwa Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 66,045 (61.93%) 33,634 32,411
Muslim 8,263 (7.75%) 4,215 4,048
Christian 3,549 (3.33%) 1,803 1,746
Sikh 26 (0.02%) 24 2
Buddhist 14 (0.01%) 10 4
Jain 3 (0%) 1 2
Other Religion 28,042 (26.29%) 14,125 13,917
No Religion Specified 711 (0.67%) 356 355

Literacy Rate - Chandwa Block

Average literacy rate of Chandwa Block in 2011 were 58.47% in which, male and female literacy were 68.56% and 48.05% respectively. Total literate in Chandwa Block were 50,562 of which male and female were 30,119 and 20,443 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Chandwa Block

The Sex Ratio of Chandwa Block is 969 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 969 females in Chandwa Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 971 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 969 ) of Chandwa Block.


Child Population - Chandwa Block

According to Census 2011, there were 20,172 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chandwa Block. Out of which 20,172 were male while 20,172 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Chandwa Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 3,127 families under Chandwa Block living in urban areas while 3,127 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 15.9% of total population of Chandwa Block lives in Urban areas while 84.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,656 while that in rural region is 17,516.

Total Urban Rural
Population 106,653 16,989 89,664
Children (0 - 6 years) 20,172 2,656 17,516
Schedule Caste 26,052 2,115 23,937
Schedule Tribe 44,223 3,328 40,895
Literacy 58.47% 76.75% 54.83%
Sex Ratio 969 933 976

Working Population - Chandwa Block

In Chandwa Block out of total population, 46,922 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 46,922 workers engaged in Main Work, 6,409 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4,697 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 17,564 12,443 5,121
Cultivators 6,409 4,321 2,088
Agriculture Labourer 4,697 2,924 1,773
Household Industries 581 367 214
Other Workers 5,877 4,831 1,046
Marginal Workers 29,358 14,297 15,061
Non Working 59,731 27,428 32,303

Chandwa Block Map


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