Garhwa is a Nagar Panchayat city in district of Garhwa, Jharkhand. The Garhwa city is divided into 20 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Garhwa Nagar Panchayat has population of 46,059 of which 24,342 are males while 21,717 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 6736 which is 14.62 % of total population of Garhwa (NP). In Garhwa Nagar Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 892 against state average of 948. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Garhwa is around 937 compared to Jharkhand state average of 948. Literacy rate of Garhwa city is 80.57 % higher than state average of 66.41 %. In Garhwa, Male literacy is around 87.43 % while female literacy rate is 72.81 %.
Garhwa Nagar Panchayat has total administration over 8,635 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Nagar Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Garhwa Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.46 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.61 % of total population in Garhwa (NP).
Garhwa Work Profile
Out of total population, 12,778 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 11,083 were males while 1,695 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 12778 working population, 75.83 % were engaged in Main Work while 24.17 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Garhwa 2020 Population
The next census for Garhwa Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2020 are estimates only.