Padma is a Block placed in Hazaribagh district in Jharkhand. Situated in rural part of Jharkhand, it is one of the 16 blocks of Hazaribagh district. According to the government register, the block code of Padma is 152. The block has 43 villages and there are total 10440 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Padma's population is 56014. Out of this, 28941 are males whereas the females count 27073 here. This block has 9378 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 4922 are boys and 4456 are girls.
Literacy rate in Padma block is 57%. 32133 out of total 56014 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 66% as 19195 males out of total 28941 are educated however female literacy ratio is 47% as 12938 out of total 27073 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Padma block is 42%. Here 23881 out of total 56014 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 33% as 9746 males out of total 28941 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 52% and 14135 out of total 27073 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied person of Padma block is 24097 yet 31917 are un-employed. And out of 24097 occupied people 3191 individuals are completely dependent on agriculture.