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

Giridih district of Jharkhand has total population of 2,445,474 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,258,098 are males while 1,187,376 are females. In 2011 there were total 396,521 families residing in Giridih district. The Average Sex Ratio of Giridih district is 944.

Giridih district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.5% people lives in Urban areas while 91.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.5% while that in the rural areas is 61.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Giridih district is 917 while that of Rural areas is 946.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Giridih district is 460251 which is 19% of the total population. There are 237056 male children and 223195 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Giridih is 942 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (944) of Giridih district.

The total literacy rate of Giridih district is 63.14%. The male literacy rate is 62.3% and the female literacy rate is 39.56% in Giridih district.

Population
2,445,474
Literacy
63.14%
Sex Ratio
944

To facilitate the administration, Giridih district is further divided into 13 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Giridih Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 460,251 237,056 223,195
Literacy 63.14% 62.3% 39.56%
Scheduled Caste 325,493 166,447 159,046
Scheduled Tribe 238,188 120,646 117,542
Illiterate 1,191,999 474,362 717,637

Caste-wise Population - Giridih district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.7% of total population in Giridih district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 325,493 166,447 159,046
Schedule Tribe 238,188 120,646 117,542

Religion-wise Population - Giridih district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,856,202 (75.9%) 956,181 900,021
Muslim 508,586 (20.8%) 260,889 247,697
Christian 14,645 (0.6%) 7,376 7,269
Sikh 937 (0.04%) 502 435
Buddhist 650 (0.03%) 352 298
Jain 1,503 (0.06%) 790 713
Other Religion 59,218 (2.42%) 30,086 29,132
No Religion Specified 3,733 (0.15%) 1,922 1,811

Literacy Rate - Giridih district

The total literacy rate of Giridih district was 63.14% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 1,253,475 literates, males were 783,736 while females were 469,739. Also the male literacy rate was 76.76% and the female literacy rate was 48.72% in Giridih district.

  Giridih district Jharkhand
Female 48.72% 55.42%
Male 76.76% 76.84%
Total 63.14% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Giridih district

The Sex Ratio of Giridih district is 944 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 944 females in Giridih district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 942 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 944 ) of Giridih district.


Population Density - Giridih district

The total area of Giridih district is 4,962 km2. Thus the density of Giridih district is 493 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 53 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,909 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Giridih district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Giridih, 8.51% people lived in urban regions while 91.49% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 208,024 out of which 108,490 were males while remaining 99,534 were females. In rural areas of Giridih, male population was 1,149,608 while female population was 1,087,842.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Giridih was 917 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Giridih was 907 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Giridih were 31,863 which is 15.32% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Giridih was 946 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Giridih was 944 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Giridih for urban regions was 79.45 percent in which males were 85.67% literate while female literacy stood at 72.68%. The total literate population of Giridih was 1,253,475. Similarly in rural areas of Giridih, the average literacy rate was 61.55 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 75.88% and 46.42% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Giridih were 1,113,513.

Rural Urban
Population % 91.49% 8.51%
Total population 2,237,450 208,024
Male population 1,149,608 108,490
Female population 1,087,842 99,534
Sex ratio 946 917
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 944 907
Child population 428,388 31,863
Literates 1,113,513 139,962
Average literacy 61.55% 79.45%
Male literacy 75.88% 85.67%
Female literacy 46.42% 72.68%

Child Population - Giridih district

According to Census 2011, there were 460,251 children between age 0 to 6 years in Giridih district. Out of which 237,056 were male while 223,195 were female.


Working Population - Giridih district

In Giridih district out of total population, 1,036,277 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 1,036,277 workers engaged in Main Work, 134,666 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 78,621 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 412,912 327,651 85,261
Cultivators 134,666 97,777 36,889
Agriculture Labourer 78,621 56,328 22,293
Household Industries 13,020 9,387 3,633
Other Workers 186,605 164,159 22,446
Marginal Workers 623,365 296,295 327,070
Non Working 1,409,197 634,152 775,045

Giridih district Map


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