Garhwa District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jharkhand) - Census 2011

Garhwa district of Jharkhand has total population of 1,322,784 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 683,575 are males while 639,209 are females. In 2011 there were total 254,697 families residing in Garhwa district. The Average Sex Ratio of Garhwa district is 935.

Garhwa district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 5.3% people lives in Urban areas while 94.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 77.7% while that in the rural areas is 59.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Garhwa district is 902 while that of Rural areas is 937.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Garhwa district is 239664 which is 18% of the total population. There are 122305 male children and 117359 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Garhwa is 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (935) of Garhwa district.

The total literacy rate of Garhwa district is 60.33%. The male literacy rate is 59.27% and the female literacy rate is 38.85% in Garhwa district.

Population
1,322,784
Literacy
60.33%
Sex Ratio
935

To facilitate the administration, Garhwa district is further divided into 19 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Garhwa Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 239,664 122,305 117,359
Literacy 60.33% 59.27% 38.85%
Scheduled Caste 319,946 165,313 154,633
Scheduled Tribe 205,874 104,499 101,375
Illiterate 669,308 278,414 390,894

Caste-wise Population - Garhwa district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 15.6% of total population in Garhwa district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 319,946 165,313 154,633
Schedule Tribe 205,874 104,499 101,375

Religion-wise Population - Garhwa district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,104,475 (83.5%) 571,867 532,608
Muslim 194,680 (14.72%) 99,912 94,768
Christian 17,168 (1.3%) 8,502 8,666
Sikh 123 (0.01%) 61 62
Buddhist 371 (0.03%) 185 186
Jain 20 (0%) 11 9
Other Religion 4,591 (0.35%) 2,293 2,298
No Religion Specified 1,356 (0.1%) 744 612

Literacy Rate - Garhwa district

The total literacy rate of Garhwa district was 60.33% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 653,476 literates, males were 405,161 while females were 248,315. Also the male literacy rate was 72.19% and the female literacy rate was 47.58% in Garhwa district.

  Garhwa district Jharkhand
Female 47.58% 55.42%
Male 72.19% 76.84%
Total 60.33% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Garhwa district

The Sex Ratio of Garhwa district is 935 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 935 females in Garhwa district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 935 ) of Garhwa district.


Population Density - Garhwa district

The total area of Garhwa district is 4,093 km2. Thus the density of Garhwa district is 323 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 40 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,054 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Garhwa district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Garhwa, 5.27% people lived in urban regions while 94.73% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 69,670 out of which 36,628 were males while remaining 33,042 were females. In rural areas of Garhwa, male population was 646,947 while female population was 606,167.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Garhwa was 902 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Garhwa was 947 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Garhwa were 10,528 which is 15.11% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Garhwa was 937 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Garhwa was 960 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Garhwa for urban regions was 77.69 percent in which males were 85.55% literate while female literacy stood at 68.91%. The total literate population of Garhwa was 653,476. Similarly in rural areas of Garhwa, the average literacy rate was 59.33 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 71.4% and 46.38% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Garhwa were 607,528.

Rural Urban
Population % 94.73% 5.27%
Total population 1,253,114 69,670
Male population 646,947 36,628
Female population 606,167 33,042
Sex ratio 937 902
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 960 947
Child population 229,136 10,528
Literates 607,528 45,948
Average literacy 59.33% 77.69%
Male literacy 71.4% 85.55%
Female literacy 46.38% 68.91%

Child Population - Garhwa district

According to Census 2011, there were 239,664 children between age 0 to 6 years in Garhwa district. Out of which 122,305 were male while 117,359 were female.


Working Population - Garhwa district

In Garhwa district out of total population, 571,431 were engaged in work activities. 30.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 69.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 571,431 workers engaged in Main Work, 47,082 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 57,365 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 175,126 135,273 39,853
Cultivators 47,082 35,512 11,570
Agriculture Labourer 57,365 39,564 17,801
Household Industries 4,283 2,902 1,381
Other Workers 66,396 57,295 9,101
Marginal Workers 396,305 200,178 196,127
Non Working 751,353 348,124 403,229

Garhwa district Map


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