Araju is a village situated in Jaridih block of Bokaro district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 779 families residing in the village Araju. The total population of Araju is 3,662 out of which 1,933 are males and 1,729 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Araju is 894.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Araju village is 524 which is 14% of the total population. There are 288 male children and 236 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Araju is 819 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (894) of Araju village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Araju is 70.7%. Thus Araju village has higher literacy rate compared to 61.8% of Bokaro district. The male literacy rate is 83.22% and the female literacy rate is 56.8% in Araju village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Araju village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Araju village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 29.9% of total population in Araju village.
In Araju village out of total population, 1,835 were engaged in work activities. 50.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,835 workers engaged in Main Work, 352 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 167 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Araju village in Jaridih.