Murhu is a Block placed in Khunti district in Jharkhand. Situated in rural area of Jharkhand, it is one of the 6 blocks of Khunti district. According to the administration register, the block number of Murhu is 209. The block has 141 villages and there are total 16323 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Murhu's population is 85486. Out of this, 42936 are males whereas the females count 42550 here. This block has 13907 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 7097 are boys and 6810 are girls.
Literacy rate in Murhu block is 53%. 45396 out of total 85486 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 61% as 26218 males out of total 42936 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 45% as 19178 out of total 42550 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy ratio of Murhu block is 46%. Here 40090 out of total 85486 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 38% as 16718 males out of total 42936 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 54% and 23372 out of total 42550 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied people of Murhu block is 44786 whereas 40700 are non-working. And out of 44786 working person 14162 persons are completely reliant on cultivation.