Jagannathpur is a Block positioned in Pashchimi Singhbhum district in Jharkhand. Located in urban region of Jharkhand, it is one among the 18 blocks of Pashchimi Singhbhum district. According to the administration records, the block number of Jagannathpur is 249. The block has 89 villages and there are total 20187 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Jagannathpur's population is 99169. Out of this, 49260 are males while the females count 49909 here. This block has 17734 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 8964 are boys and 8770 are girls.
Literacy rate in Jagannathpur block is 49%. 49454 out of total 99169 population is educated here. In males the literacy ratio is 60% as 29846 males out of total 49260 are educated while female literacy ratio is 39% as 19608 out of total 49909 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Jagannathpur block is shockingly high -- 50%. Here 49715 out of total 99169 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 39% as 19414 males out of total 49260 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 60% and 30301 out of total 49909 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working individual of Jagannathpur block is 44752 yet 54417 are un-employed. And out of 44752 occupied people 5278 persons are entirely reliant on cultivation.