Sonua is a Block positioned in Pashchimi Singhbhum district in Jharkhand. Positioned in rural area of Jharkhand, it is one among the 18 blocks of Pashchimi Singhbhum district. As per the government register, the block number of Sonua is 234. The block has 107 villages and there are total 16408 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Sonua's population is 77697. Out of this, 38612 are males while the females count 39085 here. This block has 13287 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 6671 are boys and 6616 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Sonua block is 49%. 38136 out of total 77697 population is literate here. In males the literacy ratio is 61% as 23892 males out of total 38612 are literate however female literacy ratio is 36% as 14244 out of total 39085 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy ratio of Sonua block is shockingly high -- 50%. Here 39561 out of total 77697 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 38% as 14720 males out of total 38612 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 63% and 24841 out of total 39085 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied person of Sonua block is 41276 whereas 36421 are non-working. And out of 41276 occupied people 9489 individuals are totally dependent on agriculture.