Sarath is a Block placed in Deoghar district in Jharkhand. Located in rural area of Jharkhand, it is one among the 10 blocks of Deoghar district. According to the administration register, the block code of Sarath is 59. The block has 390 villages and there are total 29470 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Sarath's population is 169238. Out of this, 87698 are males whereas the females count 81540 here. This block has 29953 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 15282 are boys and 14671 are girls.
Literacy rate in Sarath block is 51%. 87236 out of total 169238 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 62% as 54817 males out of total 87698 are educated whereas female literacy ratio is 39% as 32419 out of total 81540 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy ratio of Sarath block is 48%. Here 82002 out of total 169238 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 37% as 32881 males out of total 87698 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 60% and 49121 out of total 81540 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Sarath block is 65557 whereas 103681 are un-employed. And out of 65557 working people 8387 individuals are totally reliant on farming.