Tantnagar is a Block located in Pashchimi Singhbhum district in Jharkhand. Situated in rural area of Jharkhand, it is one of the 18 blocks of Pashchimi Singhbhum district. According to the administration register, the block number of Tantnagar is 246. The block has 76 villages and there are total 12374 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Tantnagar's population is 63910. Out of this, 31480 are males whereas the females count 32430 here. This block has 11133 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 5712 are boys and 5421 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Tantnagar block is 48%. 30903 out of total 63910 population is literate here. In males the literacy ratio is 58% as 18430 males out of total 31480 are educated while female literacy rate is 38% as 12473 out of total 32430 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy ratio of Tantnagar block is shockingly high -- 51%. Here 33007 out of total 63910 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 41% as 13050 males out of total 31480 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 61% and 19957 out of total 32430 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Tantnagar block is 32674 while 31236 are non-working. And out of 32674 employed individual 11353 peoples are fully dependent on farming.