Asanthar is a medium size village located in Jama Block of Dumka district, Jharkhand with total 94 families residing. The Asanthar village has population of 626 of which 215 are males while 411 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Asanthar village population of children with age 0-6 is 73 which makes up 11.66 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Asanthar village is 1912 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Asanthar as per census is 973, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.
Asanthar village has higher literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Asanthar village was 80.47 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Asanthar Male literacy stands at 82.58 % while female literacy rate was 79.47 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Asanthar 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 Asanthar village.
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In Asanthar village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 57.35 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 2.24 % of total population in Asanthar village.
In Asanthar village out of total population, 202 were engaged in work activities. 9.41 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 90.59 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 202 workers engaged in Main Work, 2 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.