Ketar is a Block situated in Garhwa district in Jharkhand. Placed in rural area of Jharkhand, it is one among the 19 blocks of Garhwa district. According to the government records, the block code of Ketar is 3. The block has 31 villages and there are total 9939 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Ketar's population is 50821. Out of this, 26518 are males whereas the females count 24303 here. This block has 8745 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 4482 are boys and 4263 are girls.
Literacy rate in Ketar block is 50%. 25788 out of total 50821 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 62% as 16633 males out of total 26518 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 37% as 9155 out of total 24303 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy ratio of Ketar block is 49%. Here 25033 out of total 50821 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 37% as 9885 males out of total 26518 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 62% and 15148 out of total 24303 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Ketar block is 20910 still 29911 are un-employed. And out of 20910 working people 2397 peoples are fully reliant on farming.