Manjhari is a Block placed in Pashchimi Singhbhum district in Jharkhand. Located in rural part of Jharkhand, it is one of the 18 blocks of Pashchimi Singhbhum district. As per the government register, the block number of Manjhari is 247. The block has 64 villages and there are total 13574 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Manjhari's population is 68450. Out of this, 33634 are males whereas the females count 34816 here. This block has 12473 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 6256 are boys and 6217 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Manjhari block is 39%. 26746 out of total 68450 population is educated here. In males the literacy ratio is 48% as 16417 males out of total 33634 are educated whereas female literacy ratio is 29% as 10329 out of total 34816 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Manjhari block is shockingly high -- 60%. Here 41704 out of total 68450 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 51% as 17217 males out of total 33634 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 70% and 24487 out of total 34816 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Manjhari block is 32701 however 35749 are un-employed. And out of 32701 occupied people 7034 persons are totally reliant on farming.