Giridih Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Giridih district, Jharkhand

Giridih Block of Giridih district has total population of 372,570 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 193,311 are males while 179,259 are females. In 2011 there were total 63,426 families residing in Giridih Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Giridih Block is 927.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 44.1% people lives in Urban areas while 55.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.5% while that in the rural areas is 62.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Giridih Block is 918 while that of Rural areas is 935.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Giridih Block is 65235 which is 18% of the total population. There are 33745 male children and 31490 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Giridih Block is 933 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 927 ) of Giridih Block.

The total literacy rate of Giridih Block is 70.12%. The male literacy rate is 65.31% and the female literacy rate is 49.79% in Giridih Block.

Population
372,570
Literacy
70.12%
Sex Ratio
927

To facilitate the administration, Giridih Block is further divided into 8 towns and 222 villages.

Giridih Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 65,235 33,745 31,490
Literacy 70.12% 65.31% 49.79%
Scheduled Caste 58,762 30,264 28,498
Scheduled Tribe 32,547 16,622 15,925
Illiterate 157,055 67,056 89,999

Caste-wise Population - Giridih Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 8.7% of total population in Giridih Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 58,762 30,264 28,498
Schedule Tribe 32,547 16,622 15,925

Religion-wise Population - Giridih Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 272,940 (73.26%) 142,051 130,889
Muslim 92,444 (24.81%) 47,537 44,907
Christian 2,590 (0.7%) 1,283 1,307
Sikh 663 (0.18%) 349 314
Buddhist 55 (0.01%) 30 25
Jain 543 (0.15%) 284 259
Other Religion 2,987 (0.8%) 1,593 1,394
No Religion Specified 348 (0.09%) 184 164

Literacy Rate - Giridih Block

Average literacy rate of Giridih Block in 2011 were 70.12% in which, male and female literacy were 79.12% and 60.41% respectively. Total literate in Giridih Block were 215,515 of which male and female were 126,255 and 89,260 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Giridih Block

The Sex Ratio of Giridih Block is 927 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 927 females in Giridih Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 933 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 927 ) of Giridih Block.


Child Population - Giridih Block

According to Census 2011, there were 65,235 children between age 0 to 6 years in Giridih Block. Out of which 65,235 were male while 65,235 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Giridih Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 28,140 families under Giridih Block living in urban areas while 28,140 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 44.1% of total population of Giridih Block lives in Urban areas while 55.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 25,153 while that in rural region is 40,082.

Total Urban Rural
Population 372,570 164,310 208,260
Children (0 - 6 years) 65,235 25,153 40,082
Schedule Caste 58,762 20,529 38,233
Schedule Tribe 32,547 2,880 29,667
Literacy 70.12% 79.53% 62.34%
Sex Ratio 927 918 935

Working Population - Giridih Block

In Giridih Block out of total population, 115,176 were engaged in work activities. 64.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 35.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 115,176 workers engaged in Main Work, 6,064 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,947 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 74,151 64,802 9,349
Cultivators 6,064 4,602 1,462
Agriculture Labourer 3,947 3,384 563
Household Industries 2,661 2,115 546
Other Workers 61,479 54,701 6,778
Marginal Workers 41,025 26,402 14,623
Non Working 257,394 102,107 155,287

Giridih Block Map


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