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Dewan Population - Pashchimi Singhbhum, Jharkhand

Dewan is a medium size village located in Gudri Block of Pashchimi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand with total 119 families residing. The Dewan village has population of 632 of which 315 are males while 317 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Dewan village population of children with age 0-6 is 136 which makes up 21.52 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Dewan village is 1006 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Dewan as per census is 813, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.

Dewan village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Dewan village was 43.55 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Dewan Male literacy stands at 64.58 % while female literacy rate was 23.83 %.

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

Dewan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 119 - -
Population 632 315 317
Child (0-6) 136 75 61
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 493 235 258
Literacy 43.55 % 64.58 % 23.83 %
Total Workers 385 182 203
Main Worker 260 - -
Marginal Worker 125 52 73

Caste Factor

In Dewan village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 78.01 % of total population in Dewan village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Dewan village of Pashchimi Singhbhum.

Work Profile

In Dewan village out of total population, 385 were engaged in work activities. 67.53 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.47 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 385 workers engaged in Main Work, 169 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 83 were Agricultural labourer.