Dandai is a Block positioned in Garhwa district in Jharkhand. Situated in rural region of Jharkhand, it is one of the 19 blocks of Garhwa district. According to the government records, the block number of Dandai is 12. The block has 28 villages and there are total 12300 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Dandai's population is 63665. Out of this, 32558 are males whereas the females count 31107 here. This block has 12066 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 6210 are boys and 5856 are girls.
Literacy rate in Dandai block is 46%. 29514 out of total 63665 population is educated here. In males the literacy ratio is 56% as 18233 males out of total 32558 are educated while female literacy rate is 36% as 11281 out of total 31107 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Dandai block is shockingly high -- 53%. Here 34151 out of total 63665 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 43% as 14325 males out of total 32558 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 63% and 19826 out of total 31107 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Dandai block is 35604 yet 28061 are non-working. And out of 35604 working individual 2731 individuals are fully dependent on agriculture.