Ghaghra is a Block positioned in Gumla district in Jharkhand. Located in urban area of Jharkhand, it is one of the 12 blocks of Gumla district. According to the administration records, the block code of Ghaghra is 213. The block has 120 villages and there are total 20262 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Ghaghra's population is 114399. Out of this, 57147 are males whereas the females count 57252 here. This block has 20906 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 10646 are boys and 10260 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Ghaghra block is 47%. 53815 out of total 114399 population is literate here. In males the literacy ratio is 55% as 31975 males out of total 57147 are educated whereas female literacy ratio is 38% as 21840 out of total 57252 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Ghaghra block is shockingly high -- 52%. Here 60584 out of total 114399 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 44% as 25172 males out of total 57147 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 61% and 35412 out of total 57252 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed individual of Ghaghra block is 56265 however 58134 are non-working. And out of 56265 working individual 22318 peoples are entirely dependent on farming.