2020 Jharkhand Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Census 2021 and More

2020 Jharkhand Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Census 2021 and More details and information have been provided here. Jharkhand is ‘the land of forests’ as its name suggests and the state is famous for its rich variety of flora and fauna. Tourism in Jharkhand refers to tourism in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Jharkhand is known for its waterfalls, hills and holy places.

So, let’s see important population figures including Sex Ratio, Literacy, Census 2021 and More.

Jharkhand Assembly
Jharkhand Assembly

Jharkhand Population 2020

As per prediction, population of Jharkhand in 2020 will be 4.02 Crore.

Approximate Population 3.3 Crores 2.69 Crore
Actual Population 32,988,134 26,945,829
Male 16,930,315 13,885,037
Female 16,057,819 13,060,792
Population Growth 22.42% 23.19%
Percantage of total Population 2.72% 2.62%
Sex Ratio 948 941
Child Sex Ratio 948 965

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Density/km2 414 338
Density/mi2 1,072 875
Area(Km2) 79,716 79,714
Area mi2 30,779 30,778
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 5,389,495 4,956,827
Male Population (0-6 Age) 2,767,147 2,522,036
Female Population (0-6 Age) 2,622,348 2,434,791
Literacy 66.41 % 53.56 %
Male Literacy 76.84 % 67.30 %
Female Literacy 55.42 % 38.87 %
Total Literate 18,328,069 11,777,201
Male Literate 10,882,519 7,646,857
Female Literate 7,445,550 4,130,344

Jharkhand Population by Religion – Religious Data

Hinduism, Islam, Sarna, Christianity, Sikhism are the different religions of Jharkhand. More than 60 percent of the people follow Hinduism. Islam and the animistic Sarna religion each constitute 13 percent of the population.

Description Population Percentage
Hindu 22,376,051 67.83 %
Muslim 4,793,994 14.53 %
Other Religion 4,235,786 12.84 %
Christian 1,418,608 4.30 %
Sikh 71,422 0.22 %
Not Available 68,343 0.21 %
Jain 14,974 0.05 %
Buddhist 8,956 0.03 %

Jharkhand Urban Population and Rural Population 2011

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 75.95 % 24.05 %
Total Population 25,055,073 7,933,061
Male Population 12,776,486 4,153,829
Female Population 12,278,587 3,779,232
Population Growth 19.58 % 32.36 %
Sex Ratio 961 910
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 957 908
Child Population (0-6) 4,367,507 1,021,988
Child Percentage (0-6) 17.43 % 12.88 %
Literates 12,643,078 5,684,991
Average Literacy 61.11 % 82.26 %
Male Literacy 72.86 % 88.44 %
Female Literacy 46.62 % 67.76 %

Jharkhand Big Cities Population 2011

Big Cities Population Male Female
Dhanbad (Municipal Corporation) 1,162,472 614,722 547,750
Ranchi (Municipal Corporation) 1,073,427 558,872 514,555
Jamshedpur (Notified Area Council) 631,364 328,836 302,528
Bokaro Steel (Census Town) 414,820 219,646 195,174
Mango (Notified Area Council) 223,805 115,970 107,835
Deoghar (Municipal Corporation) 203,123 107,997 95,126
Adityapur (Nagar Parishad) 174,355 91,664 82,691
Hazaribag (Nagar Parishad) 142,489 74,132 68,357
Chas (Nagar Parishad) 141,640 74,727 66,913
Giridih (Nagar Parishad) 114,533 59,966 54,567

Jharkhand Large Metropolitan Region Population 2011

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
Jamshedpur 1,339,438 697,926 641,512
Dhanbad 1,196,214 632,522 563,692
Ranchi 1,126,720 586,596 540,124
Bokaro Steel 564,319 298,480 265,839

Jharkhand Literacy Rate 2011

Education has continued to evolve, diversify and extend its reach and coverage since the dawn of human history.

  • 2011: Literacy rate in Jharkhand was 66.41 percent as per 2011 population census. Male 76.84%, Female 55.42%
  • 2001: Literacy rate in Jharkhand was 53.56 percent as per 2001 population census. Male 67.30%, Female 38.87%

Jharkhand Population Density 2011

  • Total area of Jharkhand is 79,716 sq. km.
  • 2011: Density of Jharkhand is 414 per sq km
  • 2001: Density of Jharkhand was 338 per sq km

Jharkhand Sex Ratio – Male Female Gender Ratio

  • 2011: Sex Ratio in Jharkhand was Female 948 / 1000 male
  • 2001: Sex Ratio in Jharkhand was Female 941 / 1000 male

Jharkhand 2020 Population

Year Projected Population
2011 32,988,134 3.30 Crore
2012 33,768,474 3.38 Crore
2013 34,551,297 3.46 Crore
2014 35,336,248 3.53 Crore
2015 36,122,977 3.61 Crore
2016 36,911,136 3.69 Crore
2017 37,700,385 3.77 Crore
2018 38,490,387 3.85 Crore
2019 39,280,812 3.93 Crore
2020 40,071,336 4.01 Crore
2021 40,861,641 4.09 Crore

Article Title: 2020 Jharkhand Population: Sex Ratio, Literacy, Census 2021 and More
Article first published on November 27, 2019.