Jarmundi is a Block placed in Dumka district in Jharkhand. Positioned in rural part of Jharkhand, it is one of the 10 blocks of Dumka district. According to the government register, the block number of Jarmundi is 173. The block has 512 villages and there are total 33712 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Jarmundi's population is 168163. Out of this, 85341 are males while the females count 82822 here. This block has 29973 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 15374 are boys and 14599 are girls.
Literacy rate in Jarmundi block is 47%. 80233 out of total 168163 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 59% as 50705 males out of total 85341 are educated however female literacy rate is 35% as 29528 out of total 82822 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy ratio of Jarmundi block is shockingly high -- 52%. Here 87930 out of total 168163 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 40% as 34636 males out of total 85341 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 64% and 53294 out of total 82822 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied person of Jarmundi block is 83412 however 84751 are non-working. And out of 83412 occupied people 16901 individuals are fully reliant on agriculture.