Tonto is a Block located in Pashchimi Singhbhum district in Jharkhand. Placed in rural region of Jharkhand, it is one among the 18 blocks of Pashchimi Singhbhum district. As per the administration register, the block number of Tonto is 243. The block has 73 villages and there are total 12129 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Tonto's population is 59918. Out of this, 29794 are males whereas the females count 30124 here. This block has 11814 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 5897 are boys and 5917 are girls.
Literacy rate in Tonto block is 36%. 21647 out of total 59918 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 45% as 13494 males out of total 29794 are literate while female literacy ratio is 27% as 8153 out of total 30124 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Tonto block is shockingly high -- 63%. Here 38271 out of total 59918 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 54% as 16300 males out of total 29794 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 72% and 21971 out of total 30124 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied people of Tonto block is 30061 while 29857 are non-working. And out of 30061 employed person 5543 peoples are entirely dependent on agriculture.