Garhwa is a Block placed in Garhwa district in Jharkhand. Located in rural area of Jharkhand, it is one among the 19 blocks of Garhwa district. According to the administration records, the block code of Garhwa is 15. The block has 122 villages and there are total 30623 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Garhwa's population is 155568. Out of this, 81122 are males whereas the females count 74446 here. This block has 26884 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 13714 are boys and 13170 are girls.
Literacy rate in Garhwa block is 52%. 81775 out of total 155568 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 62% as 51091 males out of total 81122 are educated whereas female literacy ratio is 41% as 30684 out of total 74446 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Garhwa block is 47%. Here 73793 out of total 155568 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 37% as 30031 males out of total 81122 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy ratio is 58% and 43762 out of total 74446 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working individual of Garhwa block is 54136 however 101432 are un-employed. And out of 54136 employed individual 4131 individuals are fully reliant on agriculture.