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Silam Population - Gumla, Jharkhand

Silam is a large village located in Raidih Block of Gumla district, Jharkhand with total 469 families residing. The Silam village has population of 2446 of which 1212 are males while 1234 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Silam village population of children with age 0-6 is 387 which makes up 15.82 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Silam village is 1018 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Silam as per census is 935, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.

Silam village has higher literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Silam village was 72.03 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Silam Male literacy stands at 81.82 % while female literacy rate was 62.56 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Silam 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 Silam village.

Silam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 469 - -
Population 2,446 1,212 1,234
Child (0-6) 387 200 187
Schedule Caste 165 80 85
Schedule Tribe 1,626 804 822
Literacy 72.03 % 81.82 % 62.56 %
Total Workers 1,167 601 566
Main Worker 830 - -
Marginal Worker 337 94 243

Caste Factor

In Silam village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 66.48 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 6.75 % of total population in Silam village.

Work Profile

In Silam village out of total population, 1167 were engaged in work activities. 71.12 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.88 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1167 workers engaged in Main Work, 573 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 30 were Agricultural labourer.