Simdega district of Jharkhand has total population of 599,578 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 300,309 are males while 299,269 are females. In 2011 there were total 118,288 families residing in Simdega district. The Average Sex Ratio of Simdega district is 997.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.2% people lives in Urban areas while 92.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.5% while that in the rural areas is 66.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Simdega district is 962 while that of Rural areas is 999.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Simdega district is 94414 which is 16% of the total population. There are 47962 male children and 46452 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Simdega is 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (997) of Simdega district.
The total literacy rate of Simdega district is 67.99%. The male literacy rate is 63.93% and the female literacy rate is 50.62% in Simdega district.
To facilitate the administration, Simdega district is further divided into 10 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Simdega district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||94,414||47,962||46,452|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 70.8% of total population in Simdega district of Jharkhand.
|No Religion Specified||1,502||(0.25%)||792||710|
The total literacy rate of Simdega district was 67.99% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 343,483 literates, males were 191,991 while females were 151,492. Also the male literacy rate was 76.08% and the female literacy rate was 59.92% in Simdega district.
The Sex Ratio of Simdega district is 997 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 997 females in Simdega district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 997 ) of Simdega district.
The total area of Simdega district is 3,774 km2. Thus the density of Simdega district is 159 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 36 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,738 sq. km. is under rural region.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Simdega, 7.16% people lived in urban regions while 92.84% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 42,944 out of which 21,884 were males while remaining 21,060 were females. In rural areas of Simdega, male population was 278,425 while female population was 278,209.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Simdega was 962 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Simdega was 976 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Simdega were 5,421 which is 12.62% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Simdega was 999 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Simdega was 968 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Simdega for urban regions was 85.46 percent in which males were 89.22% literate while female literacy stood at 81.54%. The total literate population of Simdega was 343,483. Similarly in rural areas of Simdega, the average literacy rate was 66.59 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 75% and 58.23% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Simdega were 311,416.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||968||976|
According to Census 2011, there were 94,414 children between age 0 to 6 years in Simdega district. Out of which 47,962 were male while 46,452 were female.
In Simdega district out of total population, 288,645 were engaged in work activities. 53.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 288,645 workers engaged in Main Work, 96,004 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 29,589 were Agricultural labourer.