As per the Census 2011, the total Population of Jharkhand is 3.3 Cr. Thus the population of Jharkhand forms 2.72 percent of India in 2011. Jharkhand has total population of 32,988,134 in which males were 16,930,315 while females were 16,057,819.
Total area of Jharkhand is 79,716 square km. Thus the population Density of Jharkhand is 414 per square km which is higher than national average 382 per square km.
The total literacy rate of Jharkhand is 66.41% which is less than average literacy rate 72.98% of India. Also the male literacy rate is 76.84% and the female literacy rate is 55.42% in Jharkhand.
The average sex ration is the number of females per 1000 males. As per the Census 2011, the Average Sex Ration of Jharkhand is 948 which is above than national average of 943 females per 1000 males. Also the child sex ration (age less than 6 years) of Jharkhand is at 948 which is higher than 918 of India.
In Jharkhand out of total population, 13,098,274 were engaged in work activities. 52.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 13,098,274 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,001,362 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,238,774 were Agricultural labourer.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jharkhand, 24.05% people lived in urban regions while 75.95% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 7,933,061 out of which 4,153,829 were males while remaining 3,779,232 were females. In rural areas of Jharkhand, male population was 12,776,486 while female population was 12,278,587.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jharkhand was 910 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jharkhand was 908 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jharkhand were 1,021,988 which is 12.88% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jharkhand was 961 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jharkhand was 957 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Jharkhand for urban regions was 82.26 percent in which males were 88.44% literate while female literacy stood at 75.47%. The total literate population of Jharkhand was 18,328,069. Similarly in rural areas of Jharkhand, the average literacy rate was 61.11 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 72.86% and 48.91% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jharkhand were 12,643,078.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||957||908|
List of districts of Jharkhand with Population, Literacy rate, Sex Ratio etc. As per the Census 2011, Jharkhand is divided into 24 districts (zilla) which act as the administrative divisions. Ranchi is the largest district of Jharkhand by population, while the least populated district of Jharkhand is Lohardaga.
Below is the complete list of districts (zilla) of Jharkhand sorted by population.