Chatra is a Block located in Chatra district in Jharkhand. Situated in rural part of Jharkhand, it is one among the 12 blocks of Chatra district. As per the government records, the block code of Chatra is 24. The block has 182 villages and there are total 17395 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Chatra's population is 101014. Out of this, 51958 are males while the females count 49056 here. This block has 20206 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 10350 are boys and 9856 are girls.
Literacy rate in Chatra block is 44%. 44884 out of total 101014 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 52% as 27164 males out of total 51958 are educated however female literacy ratio is 36% as 17720 out of total 49056 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Chatra block is shockingly high -- 55%. Here 56130 out of total 101014 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 47% as 24794 males out of total 51958 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 63% and 31336 out of total 49056 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working person of Chatra block is 40775 however 60239 are non-working. And out of 40775 employed person 9067 individuals are totally dependent on cultivation.