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

Lohardaga district of Jharkhand has total population of 461,790 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 232,629 are males while 229,161 are females. In 2011 there were total 88,638 families residing in Lohardaga district. The Average Sex Ratio of Lohardaga district is 985.

Lohardaga district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.4% people lives in Urban areas while 87.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.4% while that in the rural areas is 65%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Lohardaga district is 954 while that of Rural areas is 990.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Lohardaga district is 77649 which is 17% of the total population. There are 39412 male children and 38237 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Lohardaga is 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (985) of Lohardaga district.

The total literacy rate of Lohardaga district is 67.61%. The male literacy rate is 64.29% and the female literacy rate is 48.06% in Lohardaga district.

Population
461,790
Literacy
67.61%
Sex Ratio
985

To facilitate the administration, Lohardaga district is further divided into 7 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Lohardaga Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 77,649 39,412 38,237
Literacy 67.61% 64.29% 48.06%
Scheduled Caste 15,330 7,862 7,468
Scheduled Tribe 262,734 130,814 131,920
Illiterate 202,083 83,061 119,022

Caste-wise Population - Lohardaga district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 56.9% of total population in Lohardaga district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 15,330 7,862 7,468
Schedule Tribe 262,734 130,814 131,920

Religion-wise Population - Lohardaga district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 112,378 (24.34%) 57,751 54,627
Muslim 95,012 (20.57%) 48,184 46,828
Christian 16,770 (3.63%) 8,113 8,657
Sikh 51 (0.01%) 30 21
Buddhist 33 (0.01%) 17 16
Jain 15 (0%) 8 7
Other Religion 235,987 (51.1%) 117,789 118,198
No Religion Specified 1,544 (0.33%) 737 807

Literacy Rate - Lohardaga district

The total literacy rate of Lohardaga district was 67.61% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 259,707 literates, males were 149,568 while females were 110,139. Also the male literacy rate was 77.41% and the female literacy rate was 57.69% in Lohardaga district.

  Lohardaga district Jharkhand
Female 57.69% 55.42%
Male 77.41% 76.84%
Total 67.61% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Lohardaga district

The Sex Ratio of Lohardaga district is 985 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 985 females in Lohardaga district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 985 ) of Lohardaga district.


Population Density - Lohardaga district

The total area of Lohardaga district is 1,502 km2. Thus the density of Lohardaga district is 307 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 35 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,467 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Lohardaga district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Lohardaga, 12.43% people lived in urban regions while 87.57% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 57,411 out of which 29,374 were males while remaining 28,037 were females. In rural areas of Lohardaga, male population was 203,255 while female population was 201,124.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Lohardaga was 954 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Lohardaga was 926 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Lohardaga were 7,858 which is 13.69% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Lohardaga was 990 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Lohardaga was 975 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Lohardaga for urban regions was 85.37 percent in which males were 89.8% literate while female literacy stood at 80.75%. The total literate population of Lohardaga was 259,707. Similarly in rural areas of Lohardaga, the average literacy rate was 64.98 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 75.54% and 54.33% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Lohardaga were 217,404.

Rural Urban
Population % 87.57% 12.43%
Total population 404,379 57,411
Male population 203,255 29,374
Female population 201,124 28,037
Sex ratio 990 954
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 975 926
Child population 69,791 7,858
Literates 217,404 42,303
Average literacy 64.98% 85.37%
Male literacy 75.54% 89.8%
Female literacy 54.33% 80.75%

Child Population - Lohardaga district

According to Census 2011, there were 77,649 children between age 0 to 6 years in Lohardaga district. Out of which 39,412 were male while 38,237 were female.


Working Population - Lohardaga district

In Lohardaga district out of total population, 221,332 were engaged in work activities. 46.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 53.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 221,332 workers engaged in Main Work, 52,916 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 21,281 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 103,001 71,000 32,001
Cultivators 52,916 36,663 16,253
Agriculture Labourer 21,281 11,784 9,497
Household Industries 2,173 1,441 732
Other Workers 26,631 21,112 5,519
Marginal Workers 118,331 50,605 67,726
Non Working 240,458 111,024 129,434

Lohardaga district Map


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