Saraiyahat is a Block situated in Dumka district in Jharkhand. Positioned in rural part of Jharkhand, it is one of the 10 blocks of Dumka district. As per the government records, the block code of Saraiyahat is 172. The block has 352 villages and there are total 31370 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Saraiyahat's population is 156291. Out of this, 80535 are males while the females count 75756 here. This block has 27416 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 14109 are boys and 13307 are girls.
Literacy rate in Saraiyahat block is 48%. 75591 out of total 156291 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 58% as 46721 males out of total 80535 are literate while female literacy ratio is 38% as 28870 out of total 75756 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Saraiyahat block is shockingly high -- 51%. Here 80700 out of total 156291 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 41% as 33814 males out of total 80535 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 61% and 46886 out of total 75756 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Saraiyahat block is 76420 however 79871 are non-working. And out of 76420 employed people 13118 individuals are fully dependent on agriculture.