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Jharkhand: Rural Population as per Census 2011

15-JUL-2013 12:15

    Out of the entire population of the Jharkhand state, 75.95% people reside in rural areas as per Census 2011. 25,055,073 people out of the total population live in rural area in which the number of males is 12,776,486 and females are 12,278,587.

     

    In rural areas, the female sex ratio was 961 females per 1000 males. The total number of children between 0-6 years living in rural areas was 4,367,507. Average literacy rate in rural areas was 61.11%, however the total literates were 12,643,078.

     

    Top 5 Districts of Jharkhand having highest Rural population


     

     Rank District  Rural Population  Percentage of Rural population of the district to the total population of the district 
    1 Giridih 2,237,450 91.4%
    2 Palamu 
    1,713,866 88.3%
    3 Ranchi  
    1,656,918 56.8%
    4 Hazaribagh 
    1,459,188 84.1%
    5 Pashchimi Singhbhum 1,284,304 85.4%

     

    Bottom 5 Districts of Jharkhand having lowest Rural population


     

     Rank District  Rural Population  Percentage of Rural population of the district to the total population of the district 
    1 Lohardaga 404,379 87.5%
    2 Khunti      
    486,903  
    91.5%
    3 Ramgarh 530,488  
    55.8%
    4 Simdega 556,634 92.8%
    5 Kodarma 575,013  
    80.2

     

     

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