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

Jamtara district of Jharkhand has total population of 791,042 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 404,830 are males while 386,212 are females. In 2011 there were total 155,275 families residing in Jamtara district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jamtara district is 954.

Jamtara district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.6% people lives in Urban areas while 90.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.6% while that in the rural areas is 62.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jamtara district is 904 while that of Rural areas is 959.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jamtara district is 130993 which is 17% of the total population. There are 67051 male children and 63942 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jamtara is 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (954) of Jamtara district.

The total literacy rate of Jamtara district is 64.59%. The male literacy rate is 63.79% and the female literacy rate is 43.51% in Jamtara district.

Population
791,042
Literacy
64.59%
Sex Ratio
954

To facilitate the administration, Jamtara district is further divided into 6 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Jamtara Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 130,993 67,051 63,942
Literacy 64.59% 63.79% 43.51%
Scheduled Caste 72,885 37,212 35,673
Scheduled Tribe 240,489 120,035 120,454
Illiterate 364,730 146,570 218,160

Caste-wise Population - Jamtara district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 30.4% of total population in Jamtara district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 72,885 37,212 35,673
Schedule Tribe 240,489 120,035 120,454

Religion-wise Population - Jamtara district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 550,560 (69.6%) 282,331 268,229
Muslim 164,406 (20.78%) 84,571 79,835
Christian 4,419 (0.56%) 2,160 2,259
Sikh 520 (0.07%) 264 256
Buddhist 118 (0.01%) 57 61
Jain 783 (0.1%) 419 364
Other Religion 68,564 (8.67%) 34,170 34,394
No Religion Specified 1,672 (0.21%) 858 814

Literacy Rate - Jamtara district

The total literacy rate of Jamtara district was 64.59% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 426,312 literates, males were 258,260 while females were 168,052. Also the male literacy rate was 76.46% and the female literacy rate was 52.15% in Jamtara district.

  Jamtara district Jharkhand
Female 52.15% 55.42%
Male 76.46% 76.84%
Total 64.59% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Jamtara district

The Sex Ratio of Jamtara district is 954 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 954 females in Jamtara district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 954 ) of Jamtara district.


Population Density - Jamtara district

The total area of Jamtara district is 1,811 km2. Thus the density of Jamtara district is 437 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 32 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,779 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Jamtara district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jamtara, 9.58% people lived in urban regions while 90.42% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 75,746 out of which 39,787 were males while remaining 35,959 were females. In rural areas of Jamtara, male population was 365,043 while female population was 350,253.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jamtara was 904 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jamtara was 921 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jamtara were 9,749 which is 12.87% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jamtara was 959 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jamtara was 956 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Jamtara for urban regions was 82.62 percent in which males were 89.24% literate while female literacy stood at 75.28%. The total literate population of Jamtara was 426,312. Similarly in rural areas of Jamtara, the average literacy rate was 62.58 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.99% and 49.66% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jamtara were 371,784.

Rural Urban
Population % 90.42% 9.58%
Total population 715,296 75,746
Male population 365,043 39,787
Female population 350,253 35,959
Sex ratio 959 904
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 956 921
Child population 121,244 9,749
Literates 371,784 54,528
Average literacy 62.58% 82.62%
Male literacy 74.99% 89.24%
Female literacy 49.66% 75.28%

Child Population - Jamtara district

According to Census 2011, there were 130,993 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jamtara district. Out of which 67,051 were male while 63,942 were female.


Working Population - Jamtara district

In Jamtara district out of total population, 326,631 were engaged in work activities. 37.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 62.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 326,631 workers engaged in Main Work, 42,802 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 26,814 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 122,434 96,117 26,317
Cultivators 42,802 33,437 9,365
Agriculture Labourer 26,814 19,440 7,374
Household Industries 6,154 4,006 2,148
Other Workers 46,664 39,234 7,430
Marginal Workers 204,197 118,623 85,574
Non Working 464,411 190,090 274,321

Jamtara district Map


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