Marhand is a village situated in Katamdag block of Hazaribagh district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 96 families residing in the village Marhand. The total population of Marhand is 538 out of which 282 are males and 256 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Marhand is 908.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Marhand village is 117 which is 22% of the total population. There are 62 male children and 55 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Marhand is 887 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (908) of Marhand village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Marhand is 51.3%. Thus Marhand village has lower literacy rate compared to 58.4% of Hazaribagh district. The male literacy rate is 63.64% and the female literacy rate is 37.81% in Marhand village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Marhand village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Marhand village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 47.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.3% of total population in Marhand village.
In Marhand village out of total population, 249 were engaged in work activities. 11.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 88.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 249 workers engaged in Main Work, 9 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Marhand village in Katamdag.
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