Dhurki is a Block situated in Garhwa district in Jharkhand. Placed in rural part of Jharkhand, it is one of the 19 blocks of Garhwa district. According to the administration records, the block number of Dhurki is 10. The block has 28 villages and there are total 10616 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Dhurki's population is 55469. Out of this, 28544 are males while the females count 26925 here. This block has 11244 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 5704 are boys and 5540 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Dhurki block is 42%. 23587 out of total 55469 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 51% as 14596 males out of total 28544 are literate however female literacy rate is 33% as 8991 out of total 26925 females are literate in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy ratio of Dhurki block is shockingly high -- 57%. Here 31882 out of total 55469 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 48% as 13948 males out of total 28544 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 66% and 17934 out of total 26925 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working person of Dhurki block is 31451 still 24018 are non-working. And out of 31451 occupied individual 2076 peoples are totally reliant on cultivation.