Bishungarh is a Block placed in Hazaribagh district in Jharkhand. Positioned in urban area of Jharkhand, it is one among the 16 blocks of Hazaribagh district. According to the administration records, the block code of Bishungarh is 158. The block has 99 villages and there are total 26309 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Bishungarh's population is 156477. Out of this, 79009 are males while the females count 77468 here. This block has 27438 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 14244 are boys and 13194 are girls.
Literacy rate in Bishungarh block is 51%. 80053 out of total 156477 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 62% as 49276 males out of total 79009 are educated however female literacy rate is 39% as 30777 out of total 77468 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy ratio of Bishungarh block is 48%. Here 76424 out of total 156477 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 37% as 29733 males out of total 79009 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 60% and 46691 out of total 77468 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied people of Bishungarh block is 73792 while 82685 are non-working. And out of 73792 working person 14922 persons are totally dependent on farming.