Ghaghra Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Gumla district, Jharkhand

Ghaghra Block of Gumla district has total population of 114,399 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 57,147 are males while 57,252 are females. In 2011 there were total 20,262 families residing in Ghaghra Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Ghaghra Block is 1,002.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.5% people lives in Urban areas while 92.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.9% while that in the rural areas is 55.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ghaghra Block is 998 while that of Rural areas is 1,002.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ghaghra Block is 20906 which is 18% of the total population. There are 10646 male children and 10260 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ghaghra Block is 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,002 ) of Ghaghra Block.

The total literacy rate of Ghaghra Block is 57.56%. The male literacy rate is 55.95% and the female literacy rate is 38.15% in Ghaghra Block.

Population
114,399
Literacy
57.56%
Sex Ratio
1,002

To facilitate the administration, Ghaghra Block is further divided into 1 town and 119 villages.

Ghaghra Block Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Ghaghra Block.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 20,906 10,646 10,260
Literacy 57.56% 55.95% 38.15%
Scheduled Caste 2,102 1,080 1,022
Scheduled Tribe 88,805 44,148 44,657
Illiterate 60,584 25,172 35,412

Caste-wise Population - Ghaghra Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 77.6% of total population in Ghaghra Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 2,102 1,080 1,022
Schedule Tribe 88,805 44,148 44,657

Religion-wise Population - Ghaghra Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 25,191 (22.02%) 12,732 12,459
Muslim 2,346 (2.05%) 1,193 1,153
Christian 4,400 (3.85%) 2,162 2,238
Sikh 6 (0.01%) 2 4
Buddhist 15 (0.01%) 5 10
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 82,151 (71.81%) 40,894 41,257
No Religion Specified 290 (0.25%) 159 131

Literacy Rate - Ghaghra Block

Average literacy rate of Ghaghra Block in 2011 were 57.56% in which, male and female literacy were 68.76% and 46.48% respectively. Total literate in Ghaghra Block were 53,815 of which male and female were 31,975 and 21,840 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Ghaghra Block

The Sex Ratio of Ghaghra Block is 1,002 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,002 females in Ghaghra Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,002 ) of Ghaghra Block.


Child Population - Ghaghra Block

According to Census 2011, there were 20,906 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ghaghra Block. Out of which 20,906 were male while 20,906 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Ghaghra Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,729 families under Ghaghra Block living in urban areas while 1,729 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 7.5% of total population of Ghaghra Block lives in Urban areas while 92.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,280 while that in rural region is 19,626.

Total Urban Rural
Population 114,399 8,580 105,819
Children (0 - 6 years) 20,906 1,280 19,626
Schedule Caste 2,102 166 1,936
Schedule Tribe 88,805 4,865 83,940
Literacy 57.56% 82.88% 55.42%
Sex Ratio 1,002 998 1,002

Working Population - Ghaghra Block

In Ghaghra Block out of total population, 56,265 were engaged in work activities. 49.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 50.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 56,265 workers engaged in Main Work, 22,318 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,236 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 27,667 16,827 10,840
Cultivators 22,318 13,320 8,998
Agriculture Labourer 2,236 1,202 1,034
Household Industries 587 398 189
Other Workers 2,526 1,907 619
Marginal Workers 28,598 13,090 15,508
Non Working 58,134 27,230 30,904

Ghaghra Block Map


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