Bandgaon is a Block placed in Pashchimi Singhbhum district in Jharkhand. Situated in rural part of Jharkhand, it is one of the 18 blocks of Pashchimi Singhbhum district. As per the administration records, the block code of Bandgaon is 236. The block has 216 villages and there are total 17017 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Bandgaon's population is 87072. Out of this, 43497 are males while the females count 43575 here. This block has 15816 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 7933 are boys and 7883 are girls.
Literacy rate in Bandgaon block is 44%. 38805 out of total 87072 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 56% as 24547 males out of total 43497 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 32% as 14258 out of total 43575 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy ratio of Bandgaon block is shockingly high -- 55%. Here 48267 out of total 87072 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 43% as 18950 males out of total 43497 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 67% and 29317 out of total 43575 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Bandgaon block is 42790 however 44282 are non-working. And out of 42790 employed individual 8793 peoples are entirely dependent on cultivation.