Mahagama is a Block placed in Godda district in Jharkhand. Situated in urban region of Jharkhand, it is one of the 9 blocks of Godda district. As per the government records, the block number of Mahagama is 64. The block has 364 villages and there are total 34959 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Mahagama's population is 196976. Out of this, 101987 are males while the females count 94989 here. This block has 39553 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 20141 are boys and 19412 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Mahagama block is 44%. 87627 out of total 196976 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 53% as 54515 males out of total 101987 are educated however female literacy rate is 34% as 33112 out of total 94989 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Mahagama block is shockingly high -- 55%. Here 109349 out of total 196976 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 46% as 47472 males out of total 101987 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 65% and 61877 out of total 94989 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working person of Mahagama block is 80146 while 116830 are un-employed. And out of 80146 occupied people 7456 persons are fully dependent on farming.