Dhanwar Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Giridih district, Jharkhand

Dhanwar Block of Giridih district has a total population of 267,352 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 138,380 are males while 128,972 are females. In 2011 there were a total 40,355 families residing in Dhanwar Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Dhanwar Block is 932.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 3.3% people live in Urban areas while 96.7% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.9% while that in rural areas is 64.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dhanwar Block is 937 while that of Rural areas is 932.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dhanwar Block is 50403 which is 19% of the total population. There are 25907 male children and 24496 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dhanwar Block is 946 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 932 ) of Dhanwar Block.

The total literacy rate of Dhanwar Block is 65.44%. The male literacy rate is 64.72% and the female literacy rate is 40.63% in Dhanwar Block.

Population
267,352
Literacy
65.44%
Sex Ratio
932

To facilitate the administration, Dhanwar Block is further divided into 1 town and 297 villages.

Dhanwar Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 50,403 25,907 24,496
Literacy 65.44% 64.72% 40.63%
Scheduled Caste 35,200 17,984 17,216
Scheduled Tribe 2,064 1,058 1,006
Illiterate 125,389 48,818 76,571

Caste-wise Population - Dhanwar Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Dhanwar Block of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 35,200 17,984 17,216
Schedule Tribe 2,064 1,058 1,006

Religion-wise Population - Dhanwar Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 194,942 (72.92%) 100,956 93,986
Muslim 71,848 (26.87%) 37,106 34,742
Christian 194 (0.07%) 109 85
Sikh 14 (0.01%) 12 2
Buddhist 93 (0.03%) 54 39
Jain 9 (0%) 6 3
Other Religion 15 (0.01%) 7 8
No Religion Specified 237 (0.09%) 130 107

Literacy Rate - Dhanwar Block

Average literacy rate of Dhanwar Block in 2011 were 65.44% in which, male and female literacy were 79.63% and 50.16% respectively. Total literate in Dhanwar Block were 141,963 of which male and female were 89,562 and 52,401 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dhanwar Block

The Sex Ratio of Dhanwar Block is 932 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 932 females in Dhanwar Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 946 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 932 ) of Dhanwar Block.


Child Population - Dhanwar Block

According to Census 2011, there were 50,403 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dhanwar Block. Out of which 50,403 were male while 50,403 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dhanwar Block

As per Census 2011, there are a total 1,526 families under Dhanwar Block living in urban areas while 1,526 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 3.3% of total population of Dhanwar Block lives in Urban areas while 96.7% lives in Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban regions is 1,353 while that in rural regions is 49,050.

Total Urban Rural
Population 267,352 8,777 258,575
Children (0 - 6 years) 50,403 1,353 49,050
Schedule Caste 35,200 698 34,502
Schedule Tribe 2,064 6 2,058
Literacy 65.44% 82.88% 64.82%
Sex Ratio 932 937 932

Working Population - Dhanwar Block

In Dhanwar Block out of total population, 123,743 were engaged in work activities. 39.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 60.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 123,743 workers engaged in Main Work, 22,098 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,770 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 49,226 38,922 10,304
Cultivators 22,098 16,993 5,105
Agriculture Labourer 10,770 7,266 3,504
Household Industries 1,546 1,105 441
Other Workers 14,812 13,558 1,254
Marginal Workers 74,517 30,461 44,056
Non Working 143,609 68,997 74,612

Nearby Blocks from Dhanwar Block

Below is the list of Blocks near Dhanwar Block in Giridih district.


Dhanwar Block Map


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