Karon is a Block located in Deoghar district in Jharkhand. Positioned in rural area of Jharkhand, it is one of the 10 blocks of Deoghar district. As per the administration register, the block code of Karon is 58. The block has 152 villages and there are total 14841 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Karon's population is 88251. Out of this, 45317 are males whereas the females count 42934 here. This block has 16759 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 8495 are boys and 8264 are girls.
Literacy rate in Karon block is 48%. 42618 out of total 88251 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 59% as 27005 males out of total 45317 are literate while female literacy ratio is 36% as 15613 out of total 42934 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Karon block is shockingly high -- 51%. Here 45633 out of total 88251 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 40% as 18312 males out of total 45317 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 63% and 27321 out of total 42934 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed individual of Karon block is 33291 while 54960 are un-employed. And out of 33291 working people 3290 individuals are entirely dependent on cultivation.