Garhwa Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Garhwa district, Jharkhand

Garhwa Block of Garhwa district has total population of 201,627 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 105,464 are males while 96,163 are females. In 2011 there were total 39,258 families residing in Garhwa Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Garhwa Block is 912.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 22.8% people lives in Urban areas while 77.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.6% while that in the rural areas is 63.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Garhwa Block is 892 while that of Rural areas is 918.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Garhwa Block is 33620 which is 17% of the total population. There are 17191 male children and 16429 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Garhwa Block is 956 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 912 ) of Garhwa Block.

The total literacy rate of Garhwa Block is 67.53%. The male literacy rate is 65.74% and the female literacy rate is 45.88% in Garhwa Block.

Population
201,627
Literacy
67.53%
Sex Ratio
912

To facilitate the administration, Garhwa Block is further divided into 1 town and 122 villages.

Garhwa Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 33,620 17,191 16,429
Literacy 67.53% 65.74% 45.88%
Scheduled Caste 41,046 21,474 19,572
Scheduled Tribe 10,975 5,673 5,302
Illiterate 88,170 36,131 52,039

Caste-wise Population - Garhwa Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.4% of total population in Garhwa Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 41,046 21,474 19,572
Schedule Tribe 10,975 5,673 5,302

Religion-wise Population - Garhwa Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 149,941 (74.37%) 78,648 71,293
Muslim 51,009 (25.3%) 26,478 24,531
Christian 441 (0.22%) 211 230
Sikh 61 (0.03%) 34 27
Buddhist 12 (0.01%) 6 6
Jain 2 (0%) 1 1
Other Religion 45 (0.02%) 21 24
No Religion Specified 116 (0.06%) 65 51

Literacy Rate - Garhwa Block

Average literacy rate of Garhwa Block in 2011 were 67.53% in which, male and female literacy were 78.54% and 55.34% respectively. Total literate in Garhwa Block were 113,457 of which male and female were 69,333 and 44,124 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Garhwa Block

The Sex Ratio of Garhwa Block is 912 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 912 females in Garhwa Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 956 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 912 ) of Garhwa Block.


Child Population - Garhwa Block

According to Census 2011, there were 33,620 children between age 0 to 6 years in Garhwa Block. Out of which 33,620 were male while 33,620 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Garhwa Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 8,635 families under Garhwa Block living in urban areas while 8,635 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 22.8% of total population of Garhwa Block lives in Urban areas while 77.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,736 while that in rural region is 26,884.

Total Urban Rural
Population 201,627 46,059 155,568
Children (0 - 6 years) 33,620 6,736 26,884
Schedule Caste 41,046 5,740 35,306
Schedule Tribe 10,975 1,204 9,771
Literacy 67.53% 80.57% 63.55%
Sex Ratio 912 892 918

Working Population - Garhwa Block

In Garhwa Block out of total population, 66,914 were engaged in work activities. 46.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 53.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 66,914 workers engaged in Main Work, 4,610 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,179 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 31,001 26,849 4,152
Cultivators 4,610 3,965 645
Agriculture Labourer 5,179 3,950 1,229
Household Industries 998 758 240
Other Workers 20,214 18,176 2,038
Marginal Workers 35,913 21,586 14,327
Non Working 134,713 57,029 77,684

Garhwa Block Map


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