Khunti is a Block located in Khunti district in Jharkhand. Positioned in rural part of Jharkhand, it is one of the 6 blocks of Khunti district. As per the administration register, the block number of Khunti is 210. The block has 148 villages and there are total 17362 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Khunti's population is 87998. Out of this, 43835 are males while the females count 44163 here. This block has 14936 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 7527 are boys and 7409 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Khunti block is 48%. 42667 out of total 87998 population is educated here. In males the literacy ratio is 57% as 25374 males out of total 43835 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 39% as 17293 out of total 44163 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Khunti block is shockingly high -- 51%. Here 45331 out of total 87998 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 42% as 18461 males out of total 43835 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 60% and 26870 out of total 44163 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied people of Khunti block is 43972 yet 44026 are non-working. And out of 43972 working individual 15457 individuals are completely reliant on cultivation.