Jharkhand Population Census data 2011
JharkhandThe state of Jharkhand was carved out of the state of Bihar in 2000. Ranchi is the capital of Jharkhand a state that is more famous for the various political happenings than its developments. The captain of the Indian National Cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni hails from Ranchi, the capital of the state. The state has had many challenges in terms of crime and social issues and the governments here have found it difficult to come to terms with the same. The state is located in the eastern part of the country and has Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal as neighbors apart from Bihar and Orissa.
The Population of Jharkhand according to the 2011 census stands at about 32 million, making it the 13th most populated state in India. The state makes up about 3.5% of the country's population a figure which was about 3% during the last census in 2001. The state is spread over an area of about 79000 sq. km. one of the smaller states in the country in terms of area. The density of population per sq. Km. is about 414, which is above the national average by a good 30 points. The state has a growth rate of about 22% which slightly exceeds the national growth rate of about 17%. The population of the state is rising considerably more due to the lack of education and lack of understanding about family planning. The literacy rate in the state is about 67% a figure that needs instant correction and steps to do so need to be put into effect immediately. The sex ratio in Jharkhand is about 940. The statistics in the Jharkhand Census 2011 reveal facts that can be instrumental in planning for a better development plan for the state.
The largest city in the state of Jharkhand is Ranchi while Jamshedpur is the capital city of the Jharkhand. The languages spoken in the Jharkhand state includes Hindi. In total Jharkhand (JK) state comprises 24 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Jharkhand state is JK.
Jharkhand Population 2011As per details from Census 2011, Jharkhand has population of 3.29 Crore, an increase from figure of 2.69 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Jharkhand as per 2011 census is 32,966,238 of which male and female are 16,931,688 and 16,034,550 respectively. In 2001, total population was 26,945,829 in which males were 13,885,037 while females were 13,060,792.
Jharkhand Population Growth RateThe total population growth in this decade was 22.34 percent while in previous decade it was 23.19 percent. The population of Jharkhand forms 2.72 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 2.62 percent.
Jharkhand Literacy Rate 2011Literacy rate in Jharkhand has seen upward trend and is 67.63 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 78.45 percent while female literacy is at 56.21 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Jharkhand stood at 53.56 percent of which male and female were 63.83 percent and 38.87 percent literate respectively.
In actual numbers, total literates in Jharkhand stands at 18,753,660 of which males were 11,168,649 and females were 7,585,011.
Jharkhand Density 2011Total area of Jharkhand is 79,714 sq. km. Density of Jharkhand is 414 per sq km which is higher than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Jharkhand was 338 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.
Jharkhand Sex RatioSex Ratio in Jharkhand is 947 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per census 2011. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 941 per 1000 males in Jharkhand.
|Approximate Population||3.29 Crore||2.69 Crore|
|Percantage of total Population||2.72%||2.62%|
|Child Sex Ratio||943||966|
|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)||5,237,582||4,956,827|
|Male Population (0-6 Age)||2,695,921||2,522,036|
|Female Population (0-6 Age)||2,541,661||2,434,791|
|Literacy||67.63 %||53.56 %|
|Male Literacy||78.45 %||63.83 %|
|Female Literacy||56.21 %||38.87 %|
Jharkhand Urban Population 2011Out of total population of Jharkhand, 24.05% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 7,929,292 of which 4,156,220 are males and while remaining 3,773,072 are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 32.29 percent.
Sex Ratio in urban regions of Jharkhand was 908 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 904 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jharkhand were 990,487. Of total population in urban region, 12.49 % were children (0-6).
Average Literacy rate in Jharkhand for Urban regions was 83.30 percent in which males were 89.78% literate while female literacy stood at 76.17%. Total literates in urban region of Jharkhand were 5,779,895.
Jharkhand Rural Population 2011Of the total population of Jharkhand state, around 75.95 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 12,775,468 and 12,261,478 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Jharkhand state was 25,036,946. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 19.50%.
In rural regions of Jharkhand state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 960 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 952 girls per 1000 boys. In Jharkhand, 4,247,095 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 16.96 percent of total rural population.
In rural areas of Jharkhand, literacy rate for males and female stood at 74.57 % and 49.75 %. Average literacy rate in Jharkhand for rural areas was 62.40 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 12,973,765.
|Population (%)||75.95 %||24.05 %|
|Population Growth||19.50 %||32.29 %|
|Child Sex Ratio (0-6)||952||904|
|Child Population (0-6)||4,247,095||990,487|
|Child Percentage (0-6)||16.96 %||12.49 %|
|Average Literacy||62.40 %||83.30 %|
|Male Literacy||74.57 %||89.78 %|
|Female Literacy||49.75 %||76.17 %|
Jharkhand Census 2011 ConclusionThe official census 2011 of Jharkhand has been conducted by Directorate of Census Operations in Jharkhand. Enumeration of key persons including Chief Minister of Jharkhand was also done by officials conducting population census.
Figures of population census 2011 Jharkhand have been represented in chart for your reference at bottom.
|Large cities of Jharkhand||Population||Male||Female|
|Dhanbad (Municipal Corporation)||1,161,561||615,589||545,972|
|Ranchi (Municipal Corporation)||1,073,440||559,031||514,409|
|Large Urban Agglomeration of Jharkhand||Population||Male||Female|
|Largest District by Population in Jharkhand||Population||Male||Female|