Majhgaon is a Block positioned in Pashchimi Singhbhum district in Jharkhand. Situated in rural part of Jharkhand, it is one among the 18 blocks of Pashchimi Singhbhum district. As per the government register, the block number of Majhgaon is 251. The block has 88 villages and there are total 14014 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Majhgaon's population is 72616. Out of this, 35870 are males whereas the females count 36746 here. This block has 13704 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 6860 are boys and 6844 are girls.
Literacy rate in Majhgaon block is 42%. 30620 out of total 72616 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 51% as 18421 males out of total 35870 are literate while female literacy ratio is 33% as 12199 out of total 36746 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy ratio of Majhgaon block is shockingly high -- 57%. Here 41996 out of total 72616 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 48% as 17449 males out of total 35870 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 66% and 24547 out of total 36746 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed people of Majhgaon block is 39676 still 32940 are non-working. And out of 39676 employed person 7055 persons are fully dependent on agriculture.