Giridih District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Giridih, a district of Jharkhand has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Jharkhand. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Giridih District of Jharkhand.

In 2011, Giridih had population of 2,445,474 of which male and female were 1,258,098 and 1,187,376 respectively. In 2001 census, Giridih had a population of 1,904,430 of which males were 960,679 and remaining 943,751 were females. Giridih District population constituted 7.41 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Giridih District was at 7.07 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 28.41 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Giridih District recorded increase of 27.28 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Giridih Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,445,474 1,904,430
Male 1,258,098 960,679
Female 1,187,376 943,751
Population Growth 28.41% 27.28%
Area Sq. Km 4,962 4,962
Density/km2 493 387
Proportion to Jharkhand Population 7.41% 7.07%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 944 982
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 942 978
Average Literacy 63.14 44.50
Male Literacy 76.76 62.09
Female Literacy 48.72 26.62
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 460,251 404,811
Male Population (0-6 Age) 237,056 204,686
Female Population (0-6 Age) 223,195 200,125
Literates 1,253,475 667,385
Male Literates 783,736 469,399
Female Literates 469,739 197,986
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 18.82% 21.26%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 18.84% 21.31%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 18.80% 21.21%

Giridih District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Giridih district for 2011 is 493 people per sq. km. In 2001, Giridih district density was at 387 people per sq. km. Giridih district administers 4,962 square kilometers of areas.

Giridih Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Giridih in 2011 were 63.14 compared to 44.50 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 76.76 and 48.72 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 62.09 and 26.62 in Giridih District. Total literate in Giridih District were 1,253,475 of which male and female were 783,736 and 469,739 respectively. In 2001, Giridih District had 667,385 in its district.

Giridih Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Giridih, it stood at 944 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 982. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 942 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 978 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Giridih Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Giridih. There were total 460,251 children under age of 0-6 against 404,811 of 2001 census. Of total 460,251 male and female were 237,056 and 223,195 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 942 compared to 978 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 18.82 percent of Giridih District compared to 21.26 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.44 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Giridih Houseless Census

In 2011, total 178 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Giridih district of Jharkhand. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 844. This approx 0.03% of total population of Giridih district.

Giridih Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,856,202 75.90 %
Muslims 508,586 20.80 %
Christian 14,645 0.60 %
Sikh 937 0.04 %
Buddhist 650 0.03 %
Jain 1,503 0.06 %
Others 59,218 2.42 %
Not Stated 3,733 0.15 %

Giridih Population 2015

What is the population of Giridih in 2015? The fact is, last census for Giridih district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Giridih district situated in Jharkhand. As per 2011, Giridih population is 2,445,474

Giridih District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Giridih population for 2011 census, 8.51 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 208,024 people lives in urban areas of which males are 108,490 and females are 99,534. Sex Ratio in urban region of Giridih district is 917 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Giridih district was 907 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 31,863 of which males and females were 16,705 and 15,158. This child population figure of Giridih district is 15.40 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Giridih district as per census 2011 is 79.45 % of which males and females are 85.67 % and 72.68 % literates respectively. In actual number 139,962 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 78,636 and 61,326 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 91.49 % population of Giridih districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Giridih district population living in rural areas is 2,237,450 of which males and females are 1,149,608 and 1,087,842 respectively. In rural areas of Giridih district, sex ratio is 946 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Giridih district is considered, figure is 944 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 428,388 in rural areas of which males were 220,351 and females were 208,037. The child population comprises 19.17 % of total rural population of Giridih district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Giridih district is 61.55 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 75.88 and 46.42 percent respectively. In total, 1,113,513 people were literate of which males and females were 705,100 and 408,413 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 91.49 % 8.51 %
Total Population 2,237,450 208,024
Male Population 1,149,608 108,490
Female Population 1,087,842 99,534
Sex Ratio 946 917
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 944 907
Child Population (0-6) 428,388 31,863
Male Child(0-6) 220,351 16,705
Female Child(0-6) 208,037 15,158
Child Percentage (0-6) 19.15 % 15.32 %
Male Child Percentage 19.17 % 15.40 %
Female Child Percentage 19.12 % 15.23 %
Literates 1,113,513 139,962
Male Literates 705,100 78,636
Female Literates 408,413 61,326
Average Literacy 61.55 % 79.45 %
Male Literacy 75.88 % 85.67 %
Female Literacy 46.42 % 72.68 %

City/Metros in Giridih District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Giridih (Urban Agglomeration) 143,630 74,901 68,729
Cities inside Giridih District Population Male Female
Giridih (Nagar Parishad) 114,533 59,966 54,567

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