Jama Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dumka district, Jharkhand

Jama Block of Dumka district has total population of 137,963 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 69,621 are males while 68,342 are females. In 2011 there were total 28,187 families residing in Jama Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Jama Block is 982.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Jama Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 61.9% and the sex ratio of Jama Block is 982.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jama Block is 23015 which is 17% of the total population. There are 11620 male children and 11395 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jama Block is 981 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 982 ) of Jama Block.

The total literacy rate of Jama Block is 61.88%. The male literacy rate is 63.54% and the female literacy rate is 39.35% in Jama Block.

Population
137,963
Literacy
61.88%
Sex Ratio
982

To facilitate the administration, Jama Block is further divided into 320 villages.

Jama Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 23,015 11,620 11,395
Literacy 61.88% 63.54% 39.35%
Scheduled Caste 7,069 3,629 3,440
Scheduled Tribe 68,021 33,903 34,118
Illiterate 66,831 25,382 41,449

Caste-wise Population - Jama Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 49.3% of total population in Jama Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 7,069 3,629 3,440
Schedule Tribe 68,021 33,903 34,118

Religion-wise Population - Jama Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 119,273 (86.45%) 60,277 58,996
Muslim 3,797 (2.75%) 1,950 1,847
Christian 5,661 (4.1%) 2,873 2,788
Sikh 49 (0.04%) 20 29
Buddhist 12 (0.01%) 5 7
Jain 3 (0%) 2 1
Other Religion 8,364 (6.06%) 4,147 4,217
No Religion Specified 804 (0.58%) 347 457

Literacy Rate - Jama Block

Average literacy rate of Jama Block in 2011 were 61.88% in which, male and female literacy were 76.27% and 47.22% respectively. Total literate in Jama Block were 71,132 of which male and female were 44,239 and 26,893 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Jama Block

The Sex Ratio of Jama Block is 982 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 982 females in Jama Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 981 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 982 ) of Jama Block.


Child Population - Jama Block

According to Census 2011, there were 23,015 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jama Block. Out of which 23,015 were male while 23,015 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Jama Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Jama Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Jama Block lives in Urban areas while 100% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 0 while that in rural region is 23,015.

Total Urban Rural
Population 137,963 0 137,963
Children (0 - 6 years) 23,015 0 23,015
Schedule Caste 7,069 0 7,069
Schedule Tribe 68,021 0 68,021
Literacy 61.88% - 61.88%
Sex Ratio 982 - 982

Working Population - Jama Block

In Jama Block out of total population, 69,123 were engaged in work activities. 22.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 77.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 69,123 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,100 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4,485 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 15,648 11,616 4,032
Cultivators 5,100 3,933 1,167
Agriculture Labourer 4,485 3,048 1,437
Household Industries 1,094 639 455
Other Workers 4,969 3,996 973
Marginal Workers 53,475 27,357 26,118
Non Working 68,840 30,648 38,192

Jama Block Map


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