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

Latehar district of Jharkhand has total population of 726,978 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 369,666 are males while 357,312 are females. In 2011 there were total 133,381 families residing in Latehar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Latehar district is 967.

Latehar district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.1% people lives in Urban areas while 92.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.3% while that in the rural areas is 58%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Latehar district is 914 while that of Rural areas is 971.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Latehar district is 137699 which is 19% of the total population. There are 69971 male children and 67728 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Latehar is 968 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (967) of Latehar district.

The total literacy rate of Latehar district is 59.51%. The male literacy rate is 56.73% and the female literacy rate is 39.45% in Latehar district.

Population
726,978
Literacy
59.51%
Sex Ratio
967

To facilitate the administration, Latehar district is further divided into 9 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Latehar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 137,699 69,971 67,728
Literacy 59.51% 56.73% 39.45%
Scheduled Caste 154,910 78,266 76,644
Scheduled Tribe 331,096 166,427 164,669
Illiterate 376,296 159,960 216,336

Caste-wise Population - Latehar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 45.5% of total population in Latehar district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 154,910 78,266 76,644
Schedule Tribe 331,096 166,427 164,669

Religion-wise Population - Latehar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 473,049 (65.07%) 241,562 231,487
Muslim 69,808 (9.6%) 35,698 34,110
Christian 47,653 (6.55%) 23,799 23,854
Sikh 120 (0.02%) 84 36
Buddhist 128 (0.02%) 78 50
Jain 16 (0%) 8 8
Other Religion 133,525 (18.37%) 67,107 66,418
No Religion Specified 2,679 (0.37%) 1,330 1,349

Literacy Rate - Latehar district

The total literacy rate of Latehar district was 59.51% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 350,682 literates, males were 209,706 while females were 140,976. Also the male literacy rate was 69.97% and the female literacy rate was 48.68% in Latehar district.

  Latehar district Jharkhand
Female 48.68% 55.42%
Male 69.97% 76.84%
Total 59.51% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Latehar district

The Sex Ratio of Latehar district is 967 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 967 females in Latehar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 968 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 967 ) of Latehar district.


Population Density - Latehar district

The total area of Latehar district is 4,291 km2. Thus the density of Latehar district is 169 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 39 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,252 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Latehar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Latehar, 7.13% people lived in urban regions while 92.87% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 51,858 out of which 27,100 were males while remaining 24,758 were females. In rural areas of Latehar, male population was 342,566 while female population was 332,554.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Latehar was 914 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Latehar was 924 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Latehar were 7,782 which is 15.01% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Latehar was 971 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Latehar was 971 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Latehar for urban regions was 78.33 percent in which males were 84.77% literate while female literacy stood at 71.26%. The total literate population of Latehar was 350,682. Similarly in rural areas of Latehar, the average literacy rate was 57.99 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 68.74% and 46.92% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Latehar were 316,158.

Rural Urban
Population % 92.87% 7.13%
Total population 675,120 51,858
Male population 342,566 27,100
Female population 332,554 24,758
Sex ratio 971 914
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 971 924
Child population 129,917 7,782
Literates 316,158 34,524
Average literacy 57.99% 78.33%
Male literacy 68.74% 84.77%
Female literacy 46.92% 71.26%

Child Population - Latehar district

According to Census 2011, there were 137,699 children between age 0 to 6 years in Latehar district. Out of which 69,971 were male while 67,728 were female.


Working Population - Latehar district

In Latehar district out of total population, 313,379 were engaged in work activities. 37.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 62.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 313,379 workers engaged in Main Work, 47,375 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 33,198 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 117,311 82,884 34,427
Cultivators 47,375 33,135 14,240
Agriculture Labourer 33,198 20,716 12,482
Household Industries 3,164 1,985 1,179
Other Workers 33,574 27,048 6,526
Marginal Workers 196,068 97,222 98,846
Non Working 413,599 189,560 224,039

Latehar district Map


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