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

Jamtara Block of Jamtara district has total population of 202,478 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 104,162 are males while 98,316 are females. In 2011 there were total 39,653 families residing in Jamtara Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Jamtara Block is 944.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 34.5% people lives in Urban areas while 65.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.3% while that in the rural areas is 66.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jamtara Block is 900 while that of Rural areas is 968.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jamtara Block is 29215 which is 14% of the total population. There are 15104 male children and 14111 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jamtara Block is 934 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 944 ) of Jamtara Block.

The total literacy rate of Jamtara Block is 72.31%. The male literacy rate is 70.94% and the female literacy rate is 52.28% in Jamtara Block.

Population
202,478
Literacy
72.31%
Sex Ratio
944

To facilitate the administration, Jamtara Block is further divided into 2 towns and 137 villages.

Jamtara Block Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 29,215 15,104 14,111
Literacy 72.31% 70.94% 52.28%
Scheduled Caste 19,007 9,780 9,227
Scheduled Tribe 63,212 31,512 31,700
Illiterate 77,194 30,273 46,921

Caste-wise Population - Jamtara Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 31.2% of total population in Jamtara Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 19,007 9,780 9,227
Schedule Tribe 63,212 31,512 31,700

Religion-wise Population - Jamtara Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 138,809 (68.56%) 71,818 66,991
Muslim 29,964 (14.8%) 15,522 14,442
Christian 1,731 (0.85%) 845 886
Sikh 269 (0.13%) 132 137
Buddhist 52 (0.03%) 24 28
Jain 267 (0.13%) 152 115
Other Religion 31,002 (15.31%) 15,464 15,538
No Religion Specified 384 (0.19%) 205 179

Literacy Rate - Jamtara Block

Average literacy rate of Jamtara Block in 2011 were 72.31% in which, male and female literacy were 82.97% and 61.04% respectively. Total literate in Jamtara Block were 125,284 of which male and female were 73,889 and 51,395 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Jamtara Block

The Sex Ratio of Jamtara Block is 944 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 944 females in Jamtara Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 934 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 944 ) of Jamtara Block.


Child Population - Jamtara Block

According to Census 2011, there were 29,215 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jamtara Block. Out of which 29,215 were male while 29,215 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Jamtara Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 13,882 families under Jamtara Block living in urban areas while 13,882 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 34.5% of total population of Jamtara Block lives in Urban areas while 65.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 8,718 while that in rural region is 20,497.

Total Urban Rural
Population 202,478 69,878 132,600
Children (0 - 6 years) 29,215 8,718 20,497
Schedule Caste 19,007 9,825 9,182
Schedule Tribe 63,212 3,204 60,008
Literacy 72.31% 83.31% 66.31%
Sex Ratio 944 900 968

Working Population - Jamtara Block

In Jamtara Block out of total population, 76,681 were engaged in work activities. 47.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 52.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 76,681 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,638 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,183 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 36,384 29,788 6,596
Cultivators 5,638 4,313 1,325
Agriculture Labourer 5,183 3,586 1,597
Household Industries 1,599 1,100 499
Other Workers 23,964 20,789 3,175
Marginal Workers 40,297 24,909 15,388
Non Working 125,797 49,465 76,332

Jamtara Block Map


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