Jharkhand Population 2021 Census Data: Jharkhand is located in the eastern part of India. The state shares its borders with West Bengal in the east, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in the west, Bihar in the north and Odisha in the south. It has an area of 79,710 km2 (30,778 sq mi) much of Jharkhand lies on the Chota Nagpur Plateau. It is the 15th largest state by area and the 14th largest by population.
Jharkhand which came into being on 15 November 2000 as the 28th State of the Union is the homeland of the tribals who had dreamed of a separate state for a long time. According to legend, Raja Jai Singh Deo of Odisha had declared himself the ruler of Jharkhand in the 13th century. It largely comprises forest tracks of Chhotanagpur plateau and Santhal Pargana and has distinct cultural traditions. In post-independence era, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha started a regular agitation which impelled the government to establish the Jharkhand Area Autonomous Council in 1995 and finally a full-fledged State.
Many rivers pass through the Chota Nagpur plateau. They are: Damodar, North Koel, South Koel, Sankh, Brahmani and Subarnarekha rivers. The higher watersheds of these rivers stretch out within the Jharkhand state. Much of the Jharkhand state is still enclosed by forest. Forests sustain the population of Elephants and tigers.
⇒ Jharkhand Population 2021 Census
The capital of Jharkhand is Ranchi, a beautiful city located at 620 meters above sea level. It is the administrative capital of Jharkhand, the newly formed state of India, carved out of certain regions of Chhota Nagpur plateau with a predominantly tribal population.
Total population of Jharkhand as per 2021 census of India is — inhabitants. Of which male and female are —– and —- respectively. In 2011, the total population was 3.3 Crores. The total population growth of Jharkhand in this decade (2011-2021) is — percent as per 2021 Census, while in previous decade it was 22.42 percent. The population of Jharkhand (2021 census) forms — percent of India in 2021. In 2011, the figure was 2.72 percent.
Decadal Growth (%)
Change in Growth (%)
|Approximate Population||3.3 Crores||2.69 Crore|
|Percantage of total Population||2.72%||2.62%|
|Child Sex Ratio||948||965|
|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 %|
What is the population of Jharkhand in 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028, 2029, 2030? It’s should be Projected report. The last census of Jharkhand was done in 2021 and next would be in 2031. But we can do projection of future Jharkhand Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.
Hindi is the official language in Jharkhand and is spoken by the majority of the population (61.95%), although different regions have their own dialects. These include Nagpuri, Khortha, Kurmali and Magahi.
As per 2021 Census of data Total literates in Jharkhand stands at **** of which males were **** and females were ***. The literacy rate in Jharkhand has seen upward trend. In 2011 population census literacy rate in Jharkhand stood was at 66.41 percent, where male literacy rate was at 76.84 percent while female literacy was at 55.42 percent respectively. In 2011 census actual numbers of total literates in Jharkhand stands at 18,328,069 of which males were 10,882,519 and females were 7,445,550.
Total area of Jharkhand is 22,429 sq. km. As per 2021 census data Density of Jharkhand is *** per sq km which is greater than national average *** per sq km. In 2011, density of Jharkhand was 414 per sq km, while the nation average in 2011 was 382 per sq km.
Sex Ratio in Jharkhand is *** i.e. for each 1000 male, as per census 2021. In 2011, the sex ratio of female was 948 per 1000 males in Jharkhand.
According to the 2021 census, Hindu is most popular religion in Jharkhand with *** % of state population following the same. Muslim is second most popular religion in Jharkhand state with *** % following it. In Assam state, Christian is followed by *** %, Buddhist by *** %, Sikhism by *** % and Jain by *** %. Around *** % stated ‘Other Religion’, approximately ** % stated ‘No Particular Religion’.
Out of total population of Jharkhand, 29.6% of urban population with 14,610,410 (***) inhabitants. The total figure of population living in urban areas is **** of which *** are males and while remaining *** are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by *** percent. As per 2021 census of India data.
As per 2021 census Sex Ratio in urban regions of Jharkhand is *** females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at *** girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jharkhand were ***. Of total population in urban region, *** % were children (0-6).
As per 2021 census Average Literacy rate in Jharkhand for Urban regions is *** percent in which males were ***% literate while female literacy stood at ***%. Total literates in urban region of Jharkhand were ***.
Out of total population of Jharkhand, % (***) of Rural population with (***) inhabitants. The total figure of population living in Rural areas is **** of which *** are males and while remaining *** are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by *** percent. As per 2021 census of India data.
As per 2021 census Sex Ratio in Rural regions of Jharkhand is *** females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for Rural region stood at *** girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in Rural areas of Jharkhand were ***. Of total population in Rural region, *** % were children (0-6).
As per 2021 census Average Literacy rate in Jharkhand for Rural regions was *** percent in which males were ***% literate while female literacy stood at ***%. Total literates in Rural region of Jharkhand were ***.
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The population of all cities and towns in the State of Jharkhand by census years 2021.