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Jharkhand Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy

As per details from Census 2011, Jharkhand has population of 3.3 Crores, an increase from figure of 2.69 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Jharkhand as per lastest census data is 32,988,134 of which male and female are 16,930,315 and 16,057,819 respectively. In 2001, total population was 26,945,829 in which males were 13,885,037 while females were 13,060,792. The total population growth in this decade was 22.42 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 Sex Ratio 2023

Sex Ratio in Jharkhand is 948 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per latest census. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 941 per 1000 males in Jharkhand.

Jharkhand Literacy Rate 2023

Literacy rate in Jharkhand has seen upward trend and is 66.41 percent as per latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 76.84 percent while female literacy is at 55.42 percent.

Jharkhand 2023 Population

What is the population of Jharkhand in 2023 ? The last census of Jharkhand was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we do have projection of Jharkhand 2023 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.

Year Projected Population
2011 3.30 Crores 32,988,134
2021 3.94 Crores 39,360,000
2022 4.00 Crores 40,020,000
2023 4.06 Crores 40,580,000

Jharkhand Religion wise Population 2023

Hinduism is majority religion in state of Jharkhand with 67.83 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in state of Jharkhand with approximately 14.53 % following it. In Jharkhand state, Christinity is followed by 4.30 %, Jainism by 0.05 %, Sikhism by 0.22 % and Buddhism by 0.22 %. Around 12.84 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.21 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Percentage
Hindu 67.83 %
Muslim 14.53 %
Other religion 12.84 %
Christian 4.30 %

Jharkhand Population Data

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 3.3 Crores 2.69 Crore
Actual Population 32,988,134 26,945,829
Male 16,930,315 13,885,037
Female 16,057,819 13,060,792
Population Growth 22.42% 23.19%
Percantage of total Population 2.72% 2.62%
Sex Ratio 948 941
Child Sex Ratio 948 965
Density/km2 414 338
Area(Km 2) 79,716 79,714
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 5,389,495 4,956,827
Literacy 66.41 % 53.56 %
Male Literacy 76.84 % 67.30 %
Female Literacy 55.42 % 38.87 %

Jharkhand Urban Population

Out of total population of Jharkhand, 24.05% people live in urban regions. The urban population of Jharkhand increased by 32.36 percent during 2001-2011 period and is expected to rise further. Sex Ratio in urban regions of Jharkhand was 910 females per 1000 males. Average Literacy rate in Jharkhand for Urban regions was 82.26 percent.

Jharkhand Rural Population

Of the total population of Jharkhand state, around 75.95 percent live in the villages of rural areas. The population growth rate in Jharkhand for rural populatation recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 19.58%. In rural regions of Jharkhand state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 961. Average literacy rate in Jharkhand for rural areas was 61.11 percent.

Jharkhand City List

Jharkhand Metropolitan Regions

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
Jamshedpur 1,339,438 697,926 641,512
Dhanbad 1,196,214 632,522 563,692
Ranchi 1,126,720 586,596 540,124
Bokaro Steel 564,319 298,480 265,839

Jharkhand State Information

Recently as per Jharkhand census data, 89.29% houses are owned while 7.67% were rented. In all, 68.40% couples in Jharkhand lived in single family. In 2011, 53.95% of Jharkhand population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 1.47% of Jharkhand population had internet facility which is likely to improve in 2021 due to Reliance Jio and Airtel. This is likely to see increased ecommerce penetration of Flipkart/Amazon in Jharkhand. 2.78% of family in Jharkhand owned car while 16.05% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Jharkhand, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Jharkhand population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Jharkhand.

While Ranchi is the capital city of Jharkhand state, largest remains Jamshedpur as per census 2011. 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.

What is the population of Jharkhand in 2023? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Jharkhand was done in 2011 and the next census of 2021 is postponed until 2024. The current estimated population is approximately 4.06 Crores.

Literacy rate of Jharkhand has seen upward trend and is 66.41 % as per 2011 population census. We have now also got estimated 2021 literacy rate of Jharkhand from government records and data.

As per details from latest census data, currently Jharkhand is having higher sex ratio compared to national average. Sex Ratio of Jharkhand in 2011-2021 is...