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Herum Population - Chatra, Jharkhand

Herum is a large village located in Lawalaung Block of Chatra district, Jharkhand with total 392 families residing. The Herum village has population of 2213 of which 1116 are males while 1097 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Herum village population of children with age 0-6 is 505 which makes up 22.82 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Herum village is 983 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Herum as per census is 1149, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.

Herum village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Herum village was 45.55 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Herum Male literacy stands at 57.66 % while female literacy rate was 32.65 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Herum village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Herum village.

Herum Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 392 - -
Population 2,213 1,116 1,097
Child (0-6) 505 235 270
Schedule Caste 1,581 800 781
Schedule Tribe 11 5 6
Literacy 45.55 % 57.66 % 32.65 %
Total Workers 1,261 641 620
Main Worker 464 - -
Marginal Worker 797 327 470

Caste Factor

In Herum village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 71.44 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.50 % of total population in Herum village.

Work Profile

In Herum village out of total population, 1261 were engaged in work activities. 36.80 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 63.20 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1261 workers engaged in Main Work, 46 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 45 were Agricultural labourer.